1. American Academy of Pediatrics
The official public Web site of the American Academy of Pediatrics, an
organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of
optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all
infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. The web site features
general information related to child health, parenting, and advocacy.
2. Healthy Children
An informative site offered by The American Academy of Pediatrics on current topics that you may find useful.
3. Parent’s Place
A fabulous resource for new parents with classes offered on a weekly
basis. A place to share ideas, make friends and find support! Don’t
miss out on this opportunity!
4. The Center for Disease Control
Good information about illnesses and vaccines
5. Recalled Products
An important site maintained by the Consumer Product Safety Commission that has lists of recalled products, toys, etc…
6. Keep Your Child Safe
The Injury Prevention Program (TIPP) by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Wonderful age specific information about protecting your child from injuries!
7. Preparing to Handle Disasters
The American Academy of Pediatrics Family Readiness Kit.
Information on how to prepare and work with your child after
disasters such as death, fire, severe weather, and terrorism.
8. Parents’ Medication Guide for ADHD and Depression
The American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry have developed two medication
guides – the most recent, ADHD Parents Medication Guide, and The Use of
Medication in Treating Childhood and Adolescent Depression: Information
for Patients and Families. These guides are designed to help patients,
families, and physicians make informed decisions about obtaining and
administering the most appropriate care for a child with ADHD