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Useful Links
The American Academy of Pediatrics website offers valuable advice on a wide variety of health and child-rearing topics.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides a wealth of information about many health topics.
Information for parents, kids, and teens from Nemours Foundation.
C.S. Mott Children's Hospital at the University of Michigan provides links to patient handouts on a wide variety of pediatric topics.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site for children covers a range of topics for parents and children, and is a portal to other sites like the CDC and FDA.
The Children's Advocacy Project lists many social service agencies with their contact information for families who need help; includes afterschool programs, mental health, housing, teen resources, and many useful handouts.
The American Dental Association offers good information about fluoride, cavities, and dental care.
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides information about mental health disorders and resources for children and teens.
The Education Law Center of PA helps you understand and negotiate public education systems for your child.
The National Pesticide Information Center provides objective, science-based information about pesticides and related topics to help you make informed decisions about pesticide use.
Dedicated to preventing accidental childhood injury, this site has great safety guidelines, plus information on car seat safety, fire safety, poisoning, etc., and links for parents who are looking for recall information, car seat installation clinics, and more.
Practical information about making your home safe with room by room discussions of dangers and solutions.
Provides online health information and resources for parents and teens. Information for and by teens delivered in teen-friendly messages from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

Reliable, accurate information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
Independent assessments of vaccines and vaccine safety plus educational information provided by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Specific information about immunizations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Foreign Travel
Check this site before traveling abroad for important information on health-related topics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A popular resource for nursing mothers; includes information on child health topics.
Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; excellent breast feeding site that starts with the basics and answers many common questions about technique, benefits, concerns, pumping, storing, and more.
This user-friendly site provides breastfeeding advice, handouts, and practical information.
Stanford University Hospital website helps with the ABC's of breastfeeding, hand expression, and maximizing milk production; includes online videos with demonstrations and lots of helpful tips.
International breastfeeding organization provides support for feeding your newborn and infant, as well as many other resources for breastfeeding. Text is available in many languages.
Interactive tools from the U.S. Department of Agriculture help teach parents and children about nutrition and healthy food choices.
FDA site provides information on food safety, nutrition, and cosmetics.

Dedicated sites for kids, teens, and adults with valuable information from The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network.
The Allergy & Asthma Network (Mothers of Asthmatics) helps parents and children cope with allergies and asthma.
Site of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology offers good information about asthma and allergies.

Attention Deficit Disorder
Support and resources for children and adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Facts about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder from the National Institute of Mental Health.

Recalled Toys/Products
Learn about recalled toys and other products from the Consumer Products Safety Commission.  

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