Recommended Websites

GENERAL PEDIATRIC WEBSITES

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
www.aap.org

AAP HealthyChildren.org Website
healthychildren.org

AAP Immunization Information Resources
www2.aap.org/immunization

Bright Futures
brightfutures.aap.org

Car Seat Safety
www.wakemed.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
www.cdc.gov

CDC Parent Portal: Health Topics for Pregnancy, Infants, Toddlers, Children, and Teens
www.cdc.gov/parents

KidsHealth
Web MD Children’s health guide
children.webmd.com

Children’s Health-National Institute of Health
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childrenshealth.html
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childrenandteenagers.html

VACCINE WEBSITES

AAP Immunization Information Resources
www2.aap.org/immunization

CDC Home Page for Vaccines and Immunizations
www.cdc.gov/vaccines

Immunization Action Coalition
www.vaccineinformation.org

Vaccination Information Statements in Other Languages
www.immunize.org/vis/

Vaccine Education Center at The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
vaccine.chop.edu

ADHD WEBSITES

CHADD - An educational resource on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
www.chadd.org
- CHADD is the leading non-profit organization serving individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

National Institute of Mental Health website on ADHD
www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/adhd-listing.shtml
- Detailed information on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of ADHD

CDC website on ADHD
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd
- The Centers for Disease Control website with reliable information on ADHD

ALLERGY AND ASTHMA WEBSITES

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
www.aaaai.org
- Information about allergic diseases and asthma. Includes a Patient/Public Resource Center and a Just For Kids section of resources and puzzles

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
www.foodallergy.org
- Resources for patients with food allergies or who are at risk for severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis)

OBESITY WEBSITES

Eat Smart, Move More
www.myeatsmartmovemore.com
- Your source for tips and information to help you eat smart and move more everyday!

AAP Healthy Children Website
www.healthychildren.org/English/healthy-living/Pages/default.aspx
- Advice from the AAP regarding healthy active living for families.

CDC Healthy Weight Website
www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/children
- Promotes lifestyle changes to achieve and maintain a healthy weight

Kids Eat Right
www.eatright.org/kids
- Website of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, promoting healthy eating habits for kids

ChooseMyPlate.gov
www.choosemyplate.gov
- Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, features information on the new food pyramid

SAFETY WEBSITES

NC Child Passenger Safety Information
www.buckleupnc.org/occupant-restraint-laws/child-passenger-safety-law-faqs/

Car Seat Safety

http://www.wakemed.org/videos/childrens/safekids/car_seat_safety_tips.pdf


Safe Kids USA
www.safekids.org

Consumer Product Safety Commission
www.cpsc.gov

INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION WEBSITE

International Adoption Information
adoption.state.gov

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL WEBSITE

CDC Travel Website
wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel

LOCAL WEBSITES

WakeMed Childrens Hospital website
www.wakemed.org/subhome.cfm?id=22

Nursing Mothers of Raleigh
nursingmothersofraleigh.org

UNC Childrens Hospital
www.ncchildrenshospital.org

Duke Childrens Hospital
www.dukechildrens.org

Project Enlightenment of Wake County
projectenlightenment.wcpss.net

TEEN WEBSITES

KidsHealth for Teens
kidshealth.org/teens
teenshealth.org/teen

Young Men’s Health (Boston Childrens Hospital)
www.youngmenshealthsite.org

Young Women’s Health (Boston Childrens Hospital)
www.youngwomenshealth.org

Sexuality Education by teens, for teens
www.sexetc.org

SMOKING CESSATION WEBSITES

QuitlineNC
www.quitlinenc.com
- QuitlineNC provides free cessation services to any NC resident who needs help quitting tobacco use

NCDHHS Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch
www.tobaccopreventionandcontrol.ncdhhs.gov/cessation/
- Help for quitting tobacco from the Tobacco Prevention and Control Branch of the NC Department of Health and Human Services

Become An EX Smoker
www.becomeanex.org

AUTISM WEBSITES

CDC Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs)
www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism

Autism Speaks
www.autismspeaks.org

DENTAL CARE WEBSITES

American Association of Pediatric Dentists
www.mychildrensteeth.org

Medline plus Children’s Dental Health
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childdentalhealth.html

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