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Helpful Links

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

Pollen Count Link:

Pollen.com

Water Fluoride Information by state and county:

Is Your Water Fluoridated? Click here to check

 Ocular photoscreening

AAP policy statement

 NEW YORK STATE PASSENGER RESTRAINT LAW LINK:

http://www.nysgtsc.state.ny.us/boost-new.htm

EARLY INTERVENTION LINKS – NEW YORK:

Early Intervention Steps

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

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:

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

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