We know that as parents sometimes you want immediate reliable resources of information on your child’s growth and development. You need to know what websites to turn to for dependable advice. Here are a few online resources and websites for you to turn to when you need it!
American Academy of Pediatrics – The official site of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) —an organization of 64,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Bright Futures – This is a national health promotion and prevention initiative led by the American Academy of Pediatrics and supported by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration. The Bright Futures Guidelines provide theory-based and evidence-driven guidance for all preventive care screenings and well-child visits.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same.
Ages & Stages Questionnaires ASQ – This site provides reliable, accurate developmental and social-emotional screening for children between birth and age 6. Drawing on parents’ expert knowledge, ASQ has been specifically designed to pinpoint developmental progress and catch delays in young children—paving the way for meaningful next steps in learning, intervention or monitoring.
Healthy Children – The site is powered by pediatricians and trusted by parents from the AAP. Find safety tips, illness information general health information from prenatal to young adult life stages.