In addition to our efforts at educating the public directly about pediatric health issues, we also keep you posted on the most important medical news regarding the health care of your child.
Here are some doctor-recommended links to more information on general health issues, immunizations, and much more.
www.chadd.org ADD/ADHD resources for patients and families including local chapters
www.tsa-usa.org Tourette’s Syndrome Association
kellymom.com Breastfeeding information, resources, support by a certified lactation consultant
texaslll.org/group/central-texas La Leche League of central Texas. Meetings, support, and education including phone or home visits
toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?LACT Use this to see if your medication is compatible with breastfeeding through the free searchable National Institute of Health Drugs and Lactation Database (LactMed).
Texas-specific carseat information
www.dshs.state.tx.us/saferiders/default.shtm Child Passenger Safety information including how to have your carseat checked for appropriate installation and use by a CPS technician
poisonhelp.hrsa.gov Poison Control 1-800-222-1222
www.consumerreports.org for guidance when purchasing items
cs.cpsc.gov Search for recalled items
www.safebeginnings.com Resources for childproofing
www.childsafetystore.com Resources for childproofing
www.aans.org Updated concussion guidelines and patient information from the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
www.nhtsa.gov/Bicycles Safety practices and statistics
Development & General Child Health
healthychildren.org AAP resources for child health and development ages 0-18
www.bedwettingstore.com for bedwetting alarms and incontinence resources
www.girlshealth.gov Girls 10-16 and their parents
myplate.gov healthy food plans and portion sizes
www.myfitnesspal.com Free online resources for calorie and nutrition tracking
www.livestrong.com/nutrition-for-kids healthy diet and activity resources for children and families
vaccinateyourbaby.org information about vaccine science, myths, fears, facts
www.immunize.org including information and pictures of vaccine-preventable diseases
www.cdc.gov/vaccinesafety/concerns common questions and concerns
Traveling With Children
www.tsa.gov/traveler-information/traveling-children TSA screening process for infants, children, and special needs passengers
wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/children Traveler’s Health. If you let us know where you are going on vacation, we can provide you with resources for travel clinics, special immunizations or malaria prevention if necessary.
flyingwithchildren.blogspot.com Flight attendant and mother gives pro family travel tips
www.travelwithyourkids.com family travel tips
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