From asthma to immunization, find out more about what the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends for your child’s health. You’ll gain access to a wide variety of information on developmental stages, safety, and advocacy for babies, children, teens, and adolescents from the AAP.
Featured Health Topics include:
- Behavioral and Mental Health
- Community Health
- Diseases and Conditions
- Family Health
- Healthy Development
- Disaster Preparedness
For more information, visit AAP Health Topics.
CDC.gov is your online source for credible health information and is the official website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
CDC.gov provides parents with credible, reliable health information on:
- Data and Statistics
- Diseases and Conditions
- Emergencies and Disasters
- Environmental Health
- Healthy Living
- Injury, Violence and Safety
- Life Stages and Populations
- Travelers’ Health
- Workplace Safety and Health
Visit CDC.gov for more information.
We understand many women may be apprehensive or unsure at first about breastfeeding vs. bottle-feeding their baby.
La Leche League was founded to give information and encouragement to all mothers who want to breastfeed their babies. The mission of La Leche League is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
Visit La Leche League online for more information about breastfeeding.
Immunization has been one of the single greatest advances in preventative medicine and an essential part of childcare. Our practice follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
For information about vaccines, the diseases they protect against, immunization schedules, vaccine safety and other important information please visit the AAP’s immunization page or our personal page on immunization.
As a parent, it is your job to protect your child when riding in a vehicle. Using car seats properly helps keep children safe. However, with so many different types of car seats, choosing the right one and understanding how to use them correctly can be overwhelming for parents.
Visit the AAP’s Car Seat Safety Information page for guidance on choosing the most appropriate car safety seat for your child.
Child products, such as cribs and toys, are often recalled due to a defect or hazard. It’s important to pay close attention to recalled consumer goods to protect your child from dangerous items.
Visit the AAP’s Car Seat Safety Information page frequently to ensure that the products your child is using have not been recalled by their manufacturer or the federal government.
Traveling with children requires special planning and preparation, especially when travelling abroad.
Visit the CDC’s Traveling with Children page for helpful resources on travel including:
- Safe food and water precautions, diarrhea management and insect protection tips
- Modifying the immunization schedule
- Traveling while pregnant
- Travel and breastfeeding
- International adoptions