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  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL): Newly Diagnosed
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML): Newly Diagnosed
  • Adrenal Cancer: Newly Diagnosed

    Being told you have adrenal cancer can be scary, and you may have many questions. But you have people on your healthcare team to help.

  • Air Leaks in the Newborn

    In the lungs, air travels through branching airways called bronchial tubes. These end in tiny sacs called alveoli. Sometimes alveoli rupture (break). This causes air to leak into the space between the lungs and the chest wall. These air leaks cause problems with breathing and can lead to lung damage.

  • Anatomy of the Child’s Nervous System

    The nervous system is made up of the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. These parts work together to allow your child to think, learn, speak, and feel emotions. They also help to control basic body functions such as movement, sensation, breathing, and heartbeat. The brain and spinal cord make up the central nervous system. The nerves outside the brain and spinal cord make up the peripheral nervous system. Following is more information about the main parts of the nervous system.

  • Bathing Your Newborn

    Until your newborn's umbilical cord falls off, sponge baths are the best way to bathe your baby. Gather supplies ahead of time. Bathe your newborn every 2 to 3 days, using the steps below as a guide. You can wash the diaper area more frequently as needed to keep the baby clean.

  • Bile Duct Cancer: Newly Diagnosed

    Your healthcare team will include several specialists. They will answer any questions you may have.

  • Birth Control: Natural Family Planning

    Natural Family Planning is based on a woman's awareness of when she is fertile. By learning how to tell when you're fertile, you can know when to avoid sex. This can help prevent pregnancy.

  • Brain Tumors: Newly Diagnosed

    It’s OK to feel overwhelmed and afraid. But you shouldn’t let those feelings stop you from finding out as much as you can about your cancer and about the options you have.

  • Breastfeeding

    Breastmilk is the perfect food for your baby. It contains just the right amount of nutrients. It is also gentle on your baby's developing stomach, intestines, and other body systems.