American Academy of Pediatrics
The AAP is an organization consisting of over 50,000 pediatricians who promote the health and wellbeing of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. This site offers immunization information, current news, books on various topics and much more.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Recognized as the leading federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people, the CDC site offers a list of Health Topics A-Z as well as a Traveler’s Health section.
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting website backed by 67,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
KidsHealth offers a variety of health information for infants, children and adolescents. It is the largest and most visited doctor-approved site, which provides this amount of information. The website is divided with separate areas for parents, kids and teens, each specifically designed for that particular age group.
Sleep Problems – Dr. Greg Canapari
Dr. Canapari is the head of the sleep clinic at Yale who has tips and suggestions about sleep for adolescence.
Yoga for Kids!
While any sport played well activates the mind in addition to the body, the practice of yoga is meant to bring the two together.
offers lessons, lectures and classes for free about different subjects);
Site that offers games, and information about science centers worldwide
Poison control center
phone: 1(800) 222- 1222
Media – common sense media
Offers help to parents to decide appropriate media, books, movies for their children based off of their age
Illness Related Websites
This website strives to keep people informed so they can have a complete understanding of the care and treatment of Diabetes, especially in children.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation exists to continuously strive to find a means to cure and control cystic fibrosis, as well as improve the quality of life for those who currently suffer from the disease.
As the nation’s leading non-profit organization, CHADD is known for providing resources for individuals with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics is a non-profit network that serves families whose desire is to overcome allergies and asthma, rather than just cope with it. This website provides a number of accurate and practical alternatives for those who suffer with asthma and allergies.