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  • Ovulation Date Calculator

    When you are trying to have a baby, fertile times are an important factor. Use this information about your cycles to help to predict your more fertile times and when you will ovulate.

  • Due Date Calculator

    It is important to know your estimated due date in order to help plan for the baby's birth.

  • BMI Calculator for Children and Teens

    Body mass index (BMI) is one way to estimate a person's body fat. BMI is calculated using a person's weight and height.

  • Child's Estimated Adult Height Calculator

    You'll need to know mom's and dad's current height to help calculate the estimate of how tall the child will be when she or he becomes an adult.


  • Smoking and Pregnancy Quiz

    Do you know the health risks of smoking? Avoiding them can help you have a healthy pregnancy and baby.

  • Healthy Pregnancy Quiz

    Test your knowledge of which behaviors are most helpful and harmful to your developing baby.

  • Birth Defects Quiz

    Here's a tough one: When is an unborn baby most at risk of developing abnormalities?

  • Multiple Births Quiz

    Today, more women than ever before are giving birth to multiples. What explains the increase in through the past decade? Take this quiz to find out.

  • Drugs and Pregnancy Quiz

    During pregnancy, is it OK to take an aspirin for that headache or a sleeping pill when you’re tossing and turning at night? Take this quiz to get the answers on different types of drugs and if they may have harmful effects on your unborn child.

  • Breastfeeding Quiz

    Breastfeeding is filled with benefits to your child and you. Do you know what they are?

  • Infant Immunization Quiz

    A pregnant woman passes antibodies to her unborn baby through the placenta to protect against certain diseases. How long does this natural immunity last?

  • Preeclampsia Quiz

    High blood pressure that develops during pregnancy may mean a condition called preeclampsia. Are you at risk? Find out what you need to know with this quick quiz.

  • Help Your Child Say Good-Bye to Ear Infections

    Most children will suffer at least one ear infection before their third birthday. Take this quiz and learn the ins and outs of dealing with this common ailment.

  • Acne Quiz

    Learn about acne with this multiple-choice quiz. You'll learn, for example, which factors promote blackheads.

  • Child Development Quiz

    Answer this one: When riding in a motor vehicle, how tall should a child be to sit in a regular seat and use an adult seat belt instead of a being strapped into a car safety seat or booster seat?

  • What Do You Know About Living with Asthma?

    Asthma is a disease that affects the airways of the lungs. It is the most common long-term disease of children.

  • Take the Ear, Nose, and Throat Quiz

    Ear, nose, and throat problems affect both children and adults. See how much you know about the ears, nose, and throat by taking this quiz.

  • Growth Plate Quiz

    Growth plates are found on the long bones of children and teenagers. These plates are areas of growing tissue near the end of the bones

  • How to Prevent Preeclampsia

    Developing high blood pressure during late pregnancy may signal a condition called preeclampsia. Untreated, this condition potentially threatens both mother and child.

  • What Do You Know About Teen Health?

    Test your knowledge of what it takes to be a healthy teen.

  • Take the Adolescent Immunization Quiz

    Thanks to vaccines, most U.S. children are protected against serious diseases such as measles, mumps, diphtheria, polio, and chickenpox. But what happens to that protection in adolescence?

  • What Do You Know About Holiday Sweets and Treats?

    If you want to eat healthy this holiday season, is it necessary to cut out all those tempting treats and snacks? Take this quiz to find out.

Risk Assessments

  • Postpartum Depression Assessment

    Having a baby is a life-changing event, so it’s completely normal to feel a bit overwhelmed. However, if your spirits are down despite your new bundle of joy, it may be a sign of postpartum depression. Take our online assessment to help determine your risk.