Answers to your healthy eating questions can be found here, including the latest food pyramid and individualized eating recommendations. Here are some ideas about introducing solid foods to your infant. www.aapd.org/pediatricinformation/faq.asp
Toothbrushing and other dental questions? Try the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry FAQ page. www.krpc.com/PubEd/advice_to_parents.htm
The Poison Control website is not a substitute for emergently calling them at 1-800-222-1222 or (502) 589-8222, but this site has good tips for poison proofing your home and other recommendations for parents.
General Parenting Resource Links
- Parenting and Pediatrics
- Parenting (AAP)
- Children's Health Medical Library
- Toilet Training Information
- Toilet Training (AAP)
- ADHD (AAP)
- Child Care (AAP)
- Discipline (AAP)
- Reading (AAP)
- Travel Medicine
Support group for children and families dealing with Attention Deficit Disorder.
Support group for parents of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.
This site has reviews of toys and other child play-products for kids with special needs and disabilities.
Vaccine Immunization Links
- Immunization Information
- Vaccine Safety
- Childhood Immunization Support Program
- Vaccine Education Center
- Immunization Information (AAP)
Infant Care Links
- Infant Care
- Infant Care (AAP)
- Newborn Feeding
- Breastfeeding (AAP)
- Car Seat Safety (AAP)
- Circumcision (AAP)
Preventative Care Links
- Safety & First Aid
- Safety & First Aid (AAP)
- Car Safety (AAP)
- Dental Health (AAP)
- Exercise & Physical Activity (AAP)
- Vision & Hearing (AAP)
- Teenager Health
- Acne (AAP)
- Adolescence (AAP)
- Athletics & Sports Medicine (AAP)
- Sports Participation (AAP)
- Healthy Foods for School-Aged Children
- Eating Disorders
- Choosing Healthy Snacks
- Nutrition (AAP)
Common Childhood Illness LinksSpecific Diseases and Conditions
The Center for Disease Control has a nice A-Z guide to many illnesses and medical issues for both adults and children.
How much Tylenol do you give your child? This site allows you to give the age/weight of your child and they will recommend doses for many OTC medicines, including cough/cold medications. They wont recommend a particular medicine, just what dose to give based on your child's size and age.
Want more information about a medicine? This site has a comprehensive list of prescription and OTC medicines.
Looking for a Babysitter/Nanny/Petsitter?
Local Services for children with special needs
Internet safety information for parents
A user's forum where you can ask questions about internet/chat safety.
These sites have reviews of internet protection and monitoring software.