Links to Medical Resources

GENERAL INFO

American Academy of Pediatrics
Nemours Foundation Kid’s Health
Seattle Children’s Hospital

IMMUNIZATION WEBSITES

CDC National Immunization Program
Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)
American Academy of Pediatrics
Washington Dept. of Health
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Clear Answers About Vaccinations

PARENT/PATIENT EDUCATION INFORMATION

Symptom Checker
Seattle Children’s Symptom Checker
Bright Futures Child health and development
Sunscreen 101
www.HealthyChildren.org
www.HealthyChildren.org en Español
Program for Early Parent Support

ASTHMA

Living with Asthma (publication from Seattle Children’s Hospital)

ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER

www.chadd.org
http://aap.org/healthtopics/adhd.cfm

BODY IMAGE/DIET/WEIGHT

The Healthy Eating Plate
Eating Disorders
healthy eating and cooking tips for kids and families
http://aap.org/healthtopics/overweight.cfm

BREASTFEEDING

NWH: Breastfeeding Support Group
Breastfeeding-Healthy Children
Breastfeeding (includes videos to help with latching and pumping)

CAR SEAT SAFETY

www.carseat.org
http://www.800bucklup.org/index.asp

CIRCUMCISIONS for Newborns

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
American Urological Association (AUA)

CONCUSSIONS 

HEADS UP to youth sports

DENTAL RESOURCES

American Academy of Pediatrics-Oral Health
Bright Futures Oral Health Pocket Guide
Seattle Children’s Hospital Dentistry

HEAD LICE

http://www.headlice.org/

RECALLS BY CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION

www.cpsc.gov

SLEEP RESOURCES

preciouslittlesleep.com – Baby Sleep Guide -both online and a book (Alexis Dubief)

Sleeping Through the Night (Jodi Mindell PhD)

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child (Weissbluth MD)

TRAVEL MEDICINE 

Centers for Disease Control
World health Organizations

 

BOOKS

Support for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Siblings of Children with Special Needs

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 (2004), by Thomas Phelan, PhD (video also available)

How to Raise an Emotionally Intelligent Child (1998), by John Gottman, PhD

Baby & Child Health: The Essential Guide from Birth to 11 Years.  AAP

The AAP’s Caring For Your Baby And Young Child BIRTH TO AGE 5

Caring for Your School Age Child: Birth to Age 5. Steven Sholov (ed.) AAP

Caring For Your Teenager Philip Bashe & Donald Greydanus (ed.) AAP

Guide to your Child’s Symptoms Donald Schiff (ed.) AAP

(All the AAP’s books can be purchased at AAP.org and most are available at most public libraries)