Information and Searches
American Academy of Pediatrics
This is a great resource for most child health needs, advocacy and other information.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Comprehensive information on infectious diseases and preventive health. Topics include travelers’ health, emergency preparedness, environmental health, and other useful and interesting information.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Useful guides on clinical services, medical information, answers to procedure questions and how to get around the hospital. Also offers resources for special healthcare needs.
Health on the Net
A reliable and comprehensive search engine…can be wordy.
The American Academy of Pediatrics’ education site for parents and caregivers. Offers information on development, basic health, nutrition & activity, safety, parenting and family issues.
Provides valuable health information, tools for managing your health, and support to those who seek information.
WebMD Food Videos
A starter guide to baby and toddler food and nutrition.
A service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. A comprehensive site offering information about general medical issues as well as age-specific information about children.
Offers separate sections with helpful, age-appropriate information for parents, kids and teens.
Media and Environmental Safety
A Wired Family
Information about the dangers associated with apps, websites and most things digital.
Teaching about safety online for kids with videos and games.
ASK (Asking Saves Kids)
The ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Campaign promotes a simple idea with the potential to help keep kids safe. ASK, “Is there an unlocked gun in your house?” before sending your child over to play.
Raising awareness and providing educational tools and resources to build resilience and resistance to hypersexualized media and pornography.
Bright Futures Guides and Handouts
Handouts and documents about development and parenting for children of all ages.
Healthy Minds: Nurturing Your Child’s Development
Good developmental and parenting guides for children 3 and under.
Child Development Institute
An excellent site for developmental information, and parenting and behavior resources.
La Leche League International
In-depth breastfeeding information and mother-to-mother support, as well as links to local organizations throughout Greater Cincinnati.
Teaching children to Swallow PillsKidshealth
Good Sleep Hygiene GuidesSleep Foundation
CHOC Children’s Good Sleep
Testicular Exam GuidesHopkins Medicine
Testicular Cancer Awareness Foundation
Breast Cancer Exam GuidesMedlineplus
Recommended Reading for Children
How much screen time is too much? What should I be reading to my toddler? How can I help my 5th grader find books he’ll enjoy? Try these Recommended Reading lists. The American Academy of Pediatrics’ Media Use Guidelines are also listed on each one. Our thanks to Dr. John Hutton of Baby Unplugged for putting these together.
Birth to 18 months
18 months to 3 years old
3 years old to 6 years old
6 years old to 9 years old
10 years old to 12 years old