Lumberton 609-261-4058
Mt. Laurel 856-234-3797
Pediatric Physicians of Burlington County

Useful Links

Adolescent Health

www.teenhealthfx.com
Provides teens with an online resource for many of their questions regarding health, relationships, their body and their sexuality. The site, which is operated by the Adolescent/Young Adult Center at the Goreyb Children's Hospital, is also intended to help access medical, mental health, and othe support services.

Allergy/Asthma

https://www.foodallergy.org/facts-and-stats
Dedicated sites for kids, teens, and adults with valuable information from The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network.

www.aaaai.org
Site of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology. One can find lots of information about asthma and allergy here.

www.aanma.org
The Allergy & Asthma Network (Mothers of Asthmatics) helps parents and children cope with allergies and asthma.

Attention Deficit Disorder

www.chadd.org
Support and resources for children and adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder/index.shtml
Facts about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder from the National Institute of Mental Health.

Breastfeeding

http://med.stanford.edu/newborns/professional-education/breastfeeding.html
Stanford University Hospital website helps with the ABC's of breastfeeding, hand expression, and maximizing milk production; includes online videos with demonstrations and lots of helpful tips.

www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding
Maintained by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; excellent breast feeding site that starts with the basics and answers many common questions about technique, benefits, concerns, pumping, storing, and more.

www.llli.org
International breastfeeding organization provides support for feeding your newborn and infant, as well as many other resources for breastfeeding. Text is available in many languages.

Child Development

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/infantandtoddlerdevelopment.html
Trusted health information on child development from Medline Plus

www.med.umich.edu/yourchild/topics/autism.htm
University of Michigan guide to child development and behavior resources

www.autismnj.org
Autism New Jersey is dedicated to ensuring that all people with autism receive appropriate, effective services to maximize their growth potential and to enhancing the general public's overall awareness of autism.

General Parenting

https://www.healthychildren.org/English/family-life/Media/Pages/Sharenting-5-Questions-to-Ask-Before-You-Post.aspx
The American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Children website offers valuable advice on a wide variety of health and child-rearing topics.

www.ada.org/public
The American Dental Association site which has good information about fluoride, cavities and more for parents.

http://dev.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/Family_Resources/Home.aspx
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry site provides information about mental health disorders and resources for children and teens.

www.cdc.gov
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website provides a wealth of information about many health topics.

www.kidshealth.org
Information for parents, kids, and teens from Nemours Foundation.

Nutrition and Fitness

www.healthiergeneration.org
Alliance for a Healthier Generation provides resources and tools to keep children healthy.

http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/
American Heart Association site provides tips promoting a healthy lifestyle

www.cdc.gov/healthyweight/assessing/bmi/childrens_bmi/about_childrens_bmi.html
CDC site for assessing body mass index (BMI).

www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers
FDA site provides information on food safety, nutrition, and cosmetics.

https://www.choosemyplate.gov/
Interactive tools from the U.S. Department of Agriculture help teach parents and children about nutrition and healthy food choices.

Safety

www.aapcc.org
American Association of Poison Control Centers offers important information for poison safety and education.

www.cpsc.gov
Learn about recalled toys and other products from the Consumer Products Safety Commission

Travel

www.cdc.gov/travel
Check this site before traveling abroad for important information on health-related topics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Vaccinations

www.cispimmunize.org
Specific information about immunizations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

http://www.chop.edu/centers-programs/vaccine-education-center
Reliable, accurate information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

www.vaccinesafety.edu
Independent assessments of vaccines and vaccine safety plus educational information provided by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
 

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