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General Health Information - general information on childhood wellness and development from AAP - a good group of photos of common rashes in children - a guide to common complaints - a guide for parents, kids, and teens about general health, common complaints, and nutrition, and fitness

ADD/ADHD - Children and Adults with AD/HD - great list of online resources available

Asthma/Allergies/Eczema - Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America - A Mayo Clinic specialist explains the connection, and what you can do to prevent attacks and manage symptoms - American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology

Autism/Asperger's - a parent run site filled with information and resources for     Autism/Asperger's/PDD - a list of online resources/ organizations

Breastfeeding - lots of FAQ's videos, support, and even music to nurse by breastfeeding information and support available in many languages - a searchable database for medication safety during lactation - another site about medication safety during lactation

Car Seat Information tips for proper use of car seats - Va law on the use of safety seats for children - info on installation, and recall information for safety seats - comprehensive guide to safety seats

Childcare/ Daycare Information - a guide to choosing a reputable care provider - resources for parents and daycare providers - National Association for Childcare Resources and Referrals

Medical Reference Material - information on all sorts of childrens’ health issues - searchable database of a variety of illness and common complaints - many available in Spanish - health care advice for children, teens, and parents

Immunizations - vaccine schedules and information from the American Academy of Pediatrics - CDC information on vaccines, safety, schedules, and resources - Six common vaccine myths answered - vaccine safety information

Children and Medications - 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.

Nutrition /Fitness /Obesity - dietary guidelines for americans - Information for basic nutrition and daily requirements, as well as nutrition problems - nutrition information broken into age groups and additional resources - a fun site for kids with games and information about nutrition and exercise - helpful hints for parents and kids, games for kids to learn about nutrition, and recipes and meal planners - En Espanol -

Pertussis - what pertussis is and how to prevent it

Product Safety and Recall Information - U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission

Teen Resources - health information for teen girls - health information for teen boys - link to many resources for common concerns with adolescents