Here you will find spot opinions on a number of topics concerning newborns, infants, children, teenagers and young adults. The aim is to give parents new ideas on how to bring up their children. Modern Pediatrics has two important goals besides that of finding the best cure for children who are ill. The first is to stop children from falling ill and the second is to see that children fully exploit their physical and mental growth potential. These aims require that children grow up in a healthy, stimulating and pleasant environment. Let us help those who are not well to get well, and those who are well to ‘get even better’.