Maladies et problèmes de santé

Conditions and illnesses

Fever is common in children but is not necessarily harmful, nor is it always evidence of a serious illness. Fever is a sign that the body’s inflammatory response has been turned on. 

Conditions and illnesses

This document is designed to help healthcare professionals guide those speaking to children about COVID-19. The following are considerations to communicate in guiding parents and caretakers in conversations on the pandemic. 

Conditions and illnesses
Conditions and illnesses
Conditions and illnesses
Conditions and illnesses

Breast milk is the best food source for newborn babies. Some mothers have questions about whether to breastfeed or to formula feed their babies. The Obstetrics and Gynecology specialists of the Royal Victoria Hospital of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) can provide information to new mothers and help them make the best choice for their families.

Conditions and illnesses

Your child’s development, which includes motor, language, and socialization skills, begins in the first months of life and you play an important role in helping your child move through the various stages of development.

Conditions and illnesses

It is never too early to test your child’s hearing if you think that there is a problem. Between one and six out of 1,000 newborns are born deaf and one in 10 children will develop a hearing problem sometime during childhood.

Conditions and illnesses

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) affects 1 in 1,000 Canadian children making it one of the most common childhood diseases. However, its existence is not well known. The Rheumatology team at The Montreal Children’s Hospital of the MUHC is working to dispel the following myths about JIA.

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