Raising Healthy Children  

 

     http://healthychildren.org is sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

It includes sections on health, safety, nutrition, development and behavior for infants through young adults.

 

     http://kidshealth.org provides a wide range of articles on pediatric health with sections for parents, kids and teens.  It is also available in Spanish.

 

Immunizations 

 

      http://chop.edu/healthinfois from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

The Vaccine Education Center provides reliable and up to date answers to questions about immunization.

 

     http://cdc.gov   From the Center for Disease Control, this website includes sections on health and safety, with an emphasis on infectious diseases and vaccines.

 

Especially for Teens 

 

     http://youngwomenshealth.org This website is provided by Children’s Hospital Boston for adolescent girls and their parents with sections on nutrition, fitness and reproductive health.

 

     http://youngmenshealthsite.org   Also from Children’s Hospital Boston, this website focuses on the health and developmental concerns of adolescent boys and their parents.

 

Safety 

 

     http://cpsc.gov is from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.  You can sign up for the latest information on product safety and recalls.