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Doernbecher Children's Hospital
OHSU’s children’s hospital.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) Facts for Families
A downloadable collection of parent handouts on behavioral, developmental, and psychiatric issues. It is available in English and Spanish. The site also links to information in German, Malaysian, Polish, Icelandic, Arabic, Urdu, and Hebrew.French and German. Topics covered include medication, adoption, grief, sexual abuse, etc. Recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Akron Children's Hospital: Tips to Grow By
Provides a collection of advice sheets for parents called "Tips to Grow By." There are tip sheets for every stage of your child's development, from infant to teenager.
A national health promotion initiative that will steer you to many different helpful sites.
This site helps you find quality childcare in your area.
Cincinatti Children's Hospital Medical Center Health Topics
A patient education site with illustrated discussions and instructions on common and uncommon pediatric diseases, surgery, procedures, diagnostic tests, medications, home care and general health.
Site developed by Dr. Alan Greene, a professor of pediatrics at Stanford. Information on this site includes information for parents, children, teenagers, and physicians.
This site provides information for parents to read and for teens and kids to read.
A large collection of resources for families of children with disabilities and special needs. It contains an extensive list of disabling childhood conditions, parent programs, online books, equipment companies, bulletin boards, and chat rooms.
Healthy Child Center: Natural Choices for Today's Healthy Child
Read articles on alternative therapies, self care, and natural health from this alternative health site.
Provides health information from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Information includes that on child development, safety and prevention, and health living.
InteliHealth: Children's Health
This site provides articles on children's health, from prenatal to adolescence.
This site provides health information for parents, kids, and teens. Each of these separate section is appropriate for its intended audience.
"Kids’ Turn is a non-profit organization helping families through parental separation."
MayoClinic.com: Infant and Toddler Health
This site provides articles, questions and answers about infant and toddler health.
National Cancer Institute: Center for Cancer Research – Pediatric Oncology Branch
With a focus on pediatric cancers, this site provides patients, families and physicians with an overview of the type of treatments available for children with cancer and of the research and clinical trials being conducted.
What to Expect
This web site has information about fertility, pregnancy, the first year of a child's life, and more.
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