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Helpful Links

Here are some of our favorite websites. We hope you find them helpful, we did.

POLLEN COUNTS LINK:

Certified Allergy Pollen Count
http://www.certifiedallergy.com/pollen.asp

Water Fluoride Information by state and county:

Is Your Water Fluoridated? Click here to check

 

 

ANTI-DEPRESSANT MEDICATION GUIDE LINK:

Parents Medication Guide
http://www.fda.gov/cder/drug/antidepressants/MG_template.pdf

NEW YORK STATE PASSENGER RESTRAINT LAW LINK:

Child Restraint Law Effective March 27, 2005
http://www.nysgtsc.state.ny.us/boost-new.htm

EARLY INTERVENTION LINKS – NEW YORK:

A Parent’s Guide to the Early Intervention Program:

Parent’s Guide to Early Intervention: Birth to 3 Years of Age
http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/child/index.htm

Early Intervention Program Phone Numbers by County:
http://www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/child/english/numbers.htm

National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/

This site provides immunization information and resources from the National Immunization Program, the federal government’s principal agency for immunization policy and recommendations. You will find a wide range of information on vaccine-preventable diseases, the benefits of immunization, and the risks of immunization vs. the risks of disease.

ASTHMA AND ALLERGY LINKS:
http://www.aafa.org

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.

Asthma Control test
http://www.asthmacontrol.com

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
http://www.aacap.org

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.

KidsMeds
http://www.kidsmeds.org

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.

National Safe Kids Campaign
http://www.safekids.org

The National Safe Kids Campaign is a national organization dedicated to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury. This site provides a broad range of information on child safety, safety regulations, and recent product recalls.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
http://www.cpsc.gov

This site offers safety and injury prevention tips as well as recall notices on a wide range of consumer products. The U.S. 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.

Zero to Three
http://www.zerotothree.org

This site focuses on the development of your child during the important first three years of life. Zero to Three is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen and support families, practitioners, and communities to promote the healthy development of babies and toddlers.

Bright Futures
http://www.brightfutures.org

The Bright Futures site provides educational materials, tools related to health supervision, and developmental and general health guidelines for children and adolescents. Bright Futures is guided by the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau, with support from the Medicaid Bureau of the Health Care Financing Administration.

American Academy of Pediatrics
http://www.aap.org/family

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 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. The family section of the site contains links to the AAP’s public education brochures on health, child development, and safety information.

Pediatric Health and Safety Guide

https://www.acls.net/pediatric-health-and-safety-guide.htm

Parents, teachers, guardians, and even babysitters are all people who are routinely responsible for the care and well-being of children. Because both infants and children are not capable of making the decisions and taking the actions necessary to keep themselves safe, they are dependent on the knowledge and efforts of those who care for them

 

MENTAL HEALTH TOPICS FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENT LINKS:

UVA Pediatric Mental Health Topics A to Z
http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/uvahealth/peds_mentalhealth/online.cfm

This page contains links to other World Wide Web sites with information about child and adolescent mental health. We hope you find these sites helpful.

CHILDHOOD AND ADOLESCENT OBESITY LINKS:

Adolescent Obesity Information and Education
http://www.overweightteen.com/

Childhood Obesity Information
http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/bhcv2/bhcarticles.nsf/​pages/Obesity_in_children?open

Pregnancy

FERTILITY AND PREGNANCY CALENDER LINKS:

Day-by-Day Guide to Your Pregnancy
http://www.epregnancy.com/calendars/daybyday.html

Week by Week Pregnancy Guide
http://parenting.ivillage.com/pregnancy/0,,nc26,00.html

FITNESS DURING PREGNANCY LINKS:

10 Tips For An Easier Labor
http://www.fitpregnancy.com/pregnancy/75

NUTRITION DURING PREGNANCY LINKS:

Mom’s Nutrition Guide From Baby Center
http://www.babycenter.com/nutrition

MEDICATIONS DURING PREGNANCY LINKS:

Medications in Pregnancy from Family Practice Notebook
http://www.fpnotebook.com/OB137.htm

Medicine During Pregnancy from BabyCenter
http://www.babycenter.com/general/pregnancy/prenatalhealth/9327.html

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION LINKS:

Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth
http://www.bradleybirth.com/WhyBradley.aspx

Myths about Lamaze
http://www.lamaze.org/expectant/Myths.asp

What Childbirth Education Class Is Right for You?
http://www.babycenter.com/calculators/childbirthclass/?_requestid=232429

FETAL DEVELOPMENT LINKS:

Month-by-Month Fetal Development
http://www.childdevelopmentinfo.com/development/prenataldevelopment.shtml

How Your Baby Develops from BabyCentre
http://www.babycentre.co.uk/fetaldevelopment

Ultrasound Images from Parenthood.com
http://www.parenthoodweb.com/us.html

PRENATAL TESTING LINKS:

Amniocentesis from MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/amniocentesis/article.htm

What is Fetal Monitoring?
http://www.childbirth.org/articles/efmfaq.html#what

Fetal Tests
http://www.cnn.com/HEALTH/women/9908/09/pregnancy.tests/

A comprehensive Guide to Ultrasound Scans in Pregnancy
http://www.ob-ultrasound.net/

Obstetric Ultrasound Imaging from the Radiology Society
http://www.radiologyinfo.org/content/obstetric_ultrasound.htm

PREGNANCY LINKS BY SYMPTOM:

Morning Sickness
http://familydoctor.org/154.xml

Pregnancy Symptoms from About.com
http://pregnancy.about.com/od/symptoms/

COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY LINKS:

Complications of Pregnancy from Childbirth.org
http://www.childbirth.org/articles/pregnancy/pcomp.html

Pregnancy Complications from StorkNet
http://www.storknet.com/complications/

MISCARRIAGE LINKS:

Coping with Miscarriage from BabyCenter
http://www.babycenter.com/refcap/4006.html

Miscarriage Support and Information Resources from FertilityPlus
http://www.fertilityplus.org/faq/miscarriage/resources.html

Childbirth

ANESTHESIA AND CHILDBIRTH LINKS:

Anesthesia Options for Labor and Delivery from the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Pain Relief During Labor and Delivery

http://www.asahq.org/patientEducation/labordelivery.pdf

LABOR AND DELIVERY LINKS:

Labor and Delivery from MEDLINEplus Health Information
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childbirth.html

Episiotomy from MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/episiotomy/article.htm

BREECH BIRTH LINKS:

Breech Birth from FamilyDoctor.org
http://familydoctor.org/310.xml

Breech Birth from Babycenter
http://www.babycenter.com/refcap/158.html

CESARIAN LINKS:

Birth by Cesarean Section from BabyCenter
http://www.babycenter.com/refcap/160.html

Cesarean Section FAQs from Childbirth.org
http://www.childbirth.org/section/CSFAQ.html

VAGINAL BIRTH AFTER C-SECTION LINKS:

Cesarean Section FAQs from Parenthood Web
http://www.parenthoodweb.com/articles.html?article_id=373#VBAC

PREMATURE LINKS:

A Primer on Preemies from the Nemours Foundation
http://kidshealth.org/parent/growth/growing/preemies.html

Premature Birth from PregnancyWeekly.com
http://www.pregnancyweekly.com/pregnancy_information/premature_birth.htm

MULTIPLE BIRTH LINKS:

Twins, Triplets & Multiple Births
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/twinstripletsmultiplebirths.html

BREASTFEEDING LINKS:

Medications in the Breast-feeding Mother
http://www.aafp.org/afp/20010701/119.html

SEXUALITY AND EDUCATION LINKS:

AAP Education Topics for Parents
http://www.aap.org/healthtopics/sexuality.cfm

Adolescent Sexual Behavior – Risk Factors
http://www.rand.org/publications/RB/RB4543/

SMOKING LINKS:

Smoking – Child and Teen Tips & Education
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/PED/content/​PED_10_2X_Child_and_Teen_Tobacco_Use.asp?sitearea=PED&viewmode=print&

Smoking – Education for Parents
http://www.cancer.org/docroot/home/index.asp

SUBSTANCE ABUSE LINKS:

Kids Against Drugs – Campaign for Drug Free Families
http://www.kidsagainstdrugs.com/

Parents – The Anti-Drug Education about Alchohol and Substance Abuse
http://www.theantidrug.com/

VIOLENCE PREVENTION TOPICS:

AAP Links on Violence Prevention
http://www.aap.org/healthtopics/violprev.cfm

Domestic Violence and Children
http://www.masskids.org/links/links_domviol.html