This site provides immunization information and resources from the National Immunization Program, the federal Government’s principal agency for immunization policy and recommendations. A wide range of information is available on vaccine preventable diseases, the risks and benefits of vaccines, etc.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is the primary professional association for the nation’s 55,000 pediatricians. It is dedicated to the health, safety and well being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. There are important links in their website for a host of information on related topics.
The Asthma and Allergy foundation of America (AAFA) is a patient organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma and allergies through education, advocacy and research.
Parents can register their children on line and access information about their insurance through this website.
Bright futures is a national health promotion initiative dedicated to the principle that every child deserves to be healthy. The Bright Futures site provides educational materials, tools related to health supervision, and developmental and general health guidelines for children and adolescents.
This site offers safety and injury prevention tips as well as recall notices on a wide range of consumer products. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent federal regulatory agency whose mission is to protect the public against unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with consumer products.
This site provides parents with detailed information about their child’s medications. KidsMeds is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing pediatric drug information to parents. The site is run by registered pharmacists trained in pediatric pharmacy.
Site for National Poison Control Center.
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) aims to aid in the understanding and treatment of developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders. The site includes information on child and adolescent psychiatry, fact sheets for parents and caregivers, and current research.
Parents can access medicaid through this link.
This is a link to the USDA nutritional guidelines.
This is a link to information on newborn screening.
This is a link to information on breastfeeding.
This is a link to information on Vaccines and Immunizations.