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Ages & Stages

Raising children and learning what they need to thrive changes as they age. Cleveland Clinic Children's is here to guide you through the journey. From birth to adulthood, we give you advice on everything from easing your child's fears about the dentist to talking to your teenager about drugs. Ages & Stages has easy-to-read information giving you what you need to meet your family's healthcare needs.

Each age group features articles on:

  • Behavior
  • Development
  • Nutrition
  • Sports & Fitness (starting with Toddler)
  • Well-child Care
Birth – 1 year
Learn how to care for your child during the first year of life.
1 - 3 years
Begin to see your child's personality.
3 - 5 years
Keep up with your child's learning spurt.
5 - 12 years
Watch as your little one's personality starts to blossom.
12 - 18 years
Let us help you make it through these sometimes rough years.