Web Resources

General Pediatric Sites

American Academy of Pediatrics
America Academy of Pediatrics Website

AAP News
The official news magazine of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Access recent publications and stay up to date on current guidelines and recommendations.

Healthy Children
General pediatric information as well as specific guidance on parenting issues, information regarding AAP policies and guidelines, publications, and other child health resources

Sites for New and Expecting Parents

Vaccinate Your Baby
Information that will help you separate the facts from the myths about vaccines

Baby Center
A valuable resource for new parents – from getting pregnant to toddler recipe favorites, and everything in between.

Breast Feeding
Your breastfeeding resource center online

Lactmed
Database of drugs to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed, possible effects on breastfeeding infants and on lactation, and alternate drugs to consider.

Safety Related Websites

National Capital Poison Center
Information on toxins and what to do in the event of an accidental poisoning.

Parent’s Guide to Internet Safety
A parent’s guide to ensuring your child’s safety on the world wide web.

Special Topics in Pediatrics

ADHD
Information on symptoms, causes, and treatments, with guidance on getting help and coping.

Autism
Signs and symptoms, treatments, clinical trials, statistics and guidance for parents of children with autism.

Obesity
Learn about the health risks that this growing trend poses to our youth, and what you can do to help your child get healthy.