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Useful Links

Adolescent Health

www.stayteen.org 
Information for and by teens delivered in teen-friendly messages from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

www.teenhealthfx.com 
TeenHealthFX.com is a reliable online resource for teens who have questions about their health, their bodies, relationships, and sexuality. It is informative, and encourages teens to also discuss these issues with their doctor and parents.

Advocacy

www.cap4kids.org 
The Children's Advocacy Project lists many social service agencies for families who need help. It includes after school programs, mental health, teen resources, and many useful handouts.

www.ELC-PA.org 
Site of the Education Law Center of Pennsylvania which can help you understand and negotiate public education systems for your child.

Allergy/Asthma

www.aaaai.org 
Site of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology; find lots of information about asthma and allergy here.

www.aanma.org 
The Allergy & Asthma Network (Mothers of Asthmatics) helps parents and children cope with allergies and asthma.

www.foodallergy.org 
Dedicated site for kids, teens, and adults with valuable information from The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network.

Attention Deficit Disorder

www.chadd.org 
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder site offers support and resources for children and adults.

www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder/index.shtml 
Facts about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder from the National Institute of Mental Health.

Breastfeeding

www.breastfeeding.com
A popular resource for nursing mothers; includes information on child health topics.

www.llli.org 
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.

www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding 
Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; excellent breastfeeding site that starts with the basics and answers many common questions about technique, benefits, concerns, pumping, storing, and more.

Child Development

www.naa-pa.org 
The site of the National Autism Association of Pennsylvania, a nonprofit organization, provides information about advocacy, services, family and professional education, and consultation.

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/infantandtoddlerdevelopment.html 
Trusted health information on child development from Medline Plus.

General Parenting

www.aacap.org 
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides information about mental health disorders and resources for children and teens.

www.aap.org 
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers valuable advice on a wide variety of health and child-rearing topics.

www.ada.org/ 
The American Dental Association provides useful information about fluoride, cavities, and more.

www.cdc.gov 
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides a wealth of information about many health topics.

www.healthychildren.org 
The American Academy of Pediatrics' site offers valuable advice on a wide variety of health and child-rearing topics.

www.kidsgrowth.com 
Provides online health information and resources for parents and teens.

www.kidshealth.org 
Information for parents, kids, and teens from Nemours Foundation.

Nutrition and Fitness

www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers 
FDA site provides information on food safety, nutrition, and cosmetics.

www.choosemyplate.gov 
Interactive tools from the U.S. Department of Agriculture help teach parents and children about nutrition and healthy food choices.

Safety

www.aap.org/healthtopics/carseatsafety.cfm 
Find guidelines for car seat safety from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

www.aapcc.org 
American Association of Poison Control Centers offers important information for poison safety and education.

www.cpsc.gov 
Learn about recalled toys and other products from the Consumer Products Safety Commission.

www.mysafehome.org 
Find practical information about making your home safe; offers a room by room tour of potential dangers and solutions.

www.npic.orst.edu 
This National Pesticide Information Center provides information to help you make informed decisions about pesticide use.

www.usa.safekids.org 
A site dedicated to preventing childhood injury, with great safety guidelines for car seats, fire safety, and poison prevention, as well as links for recalls, car seat installation, and more.

Travel

www.cdc.gov/travel 
Check this site before traveling abroad for important information on health-related topics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Vaccinations

www.aap.org/immunization 
Specific information about immunizations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/default.htm 
Information sheets from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that explain the benefits and risks of vaccines to recipients, their parents, or their legal representatives.

www.vaccinesafety.edu 
Independent assessments of vaccines and vaccine safety plus educational information provided by the Institute for Vaccine Safety of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
 


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