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Useful Links

Adolescent Health

www.stayteen.org 
Information for and by teens delivered in teen-friendly messages from the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

www.teenhealthfx.com 
TeenHealthFX.com is a reliable online resource for teens who have questions about their health, their bodies, relationships, and sexuality. It is informative, and encourages teens to also discuss these issues with their doctor and parents.


Advocacy 

www.acnj.org 
The Association for Children of New Jersey (ACNJ) is the state's foremost child research and advocacy organization. For 30 years ACNJ has advocated for policies and programs that improve the lives of children and families in New Jersey. Over the years, ACNJ's issues have expanded from child welfare and juvenile justice to include early care and education, health and support for low-income families.

www.edlawcenter.org 
Site of the Education Law Center serving New Jersey, which can help you understand and negotiate public education systems for your child.

www.nj.gov/dcf/ 
The website of the New Jersey Office of the Child Advocate provides policy and other information related to child protection, health, juvenile justice, mental health, and children's legal rights.
 

Allergies and Asthma 

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

Allergy Prevention in Children

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)

Allergy and Asthma Network
 

Attention Deficit Disorder

www.chadd.org 
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder site offers support and resources for children and adults.

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.
 

Breast Feeding

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.

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

http://med.stanford.edu/newborns/professional-education/breastfeeding.html
Stanford University

KellyMom - breastfeeding and parenting information
 

Car Seat Safety

Websites:

Healthy Children: Car Seats: Information for Families
New Jersey Child Passenger Safety Law
CHOP: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia- Car Seat Safety for Kids
Car Seat Safety Tips
New Jersey Car Seat Law Poster
 

Child Development

www.autismnj.org
This site from Autism New Jersey, a nonprofit agency, provides information about advocacy, services, family and professional education, and consultation.

www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/index.html
Learn the signs. Act Early. Track you child's development and act early if you have concerns.

www.healthychildren.org
Powered by pediatricians. Trusted by parents. From the American Academy of Pediatrics.

www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/infantandtoddlerdevelopment.html 

Trusted health information on child development from Medline Plus 

Formula

Breastfeeding is the best choice for your baby, however for babies who will be receiving formula, we recommend a cow’s milk formula with iron. Below are some links to help access formula in stores and/or online

www.abbottnutrition.com/store-locator
Find an Abbott Nutrition Product by Zip code
 
www.abbottstore.com 
Purchase Abbott Products Directly online or call 1-800-FORMULA
 
www.similac.com/multiples
Have Multiples? Get a free case per baby by signing up
 
www.strongmoms.com
Sign up for Coupons and More
 
www.pathwayreimbursement.com 
Get Reimbursement Support at or call 1-800-558-7677
 
www.Alimentum.com/JoinToday
Alimentum Support and Savings
 
www.Neosure.com/JoinToday     
Neosure Support and Savings

General Parenting

www.aacap.org
The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry provides information about mental health disorders and resources for children and teens.

www.aap.org 
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers valuable advice on a wide variety of health and child-rearing topics.

www.ada.org/public 
The American Dental Association provides useful information about fluoride, cavities, and more.

www.ahrq.gov/ppip/childguide
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers current information and accompanying resources for child and adolescent health, as well as information about preventive care.

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

www.cmch.tv/interact
The Center on Media and Child Health (CMCH) is located at Children's Hospital of Boston and the Harvard Medical School. Their website provides practical and current advice about effectively monitoring your child's media habits. CMCH also features valuable and extensive online resources, such as their parent network, e-Newsletter, and opportunities to participate in Q&As with experts.

www.healthychildren.org 
The American Academy of Pediatrics' site offers valuable advice on a wide variety of health and child-rearing topics.

www.hhs.gov/kids 
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services site for children covers various topics for parents and children and offers many links to other sites.

www.kidsgrowth.com
Provides online health information and resources for parents and teens.

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

Nutrition and Fitness

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

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

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

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

www.mypyramid.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.

www.mysafehome.org 
Find practical information about making your home safe; offers a room by room tour of potential dangers and solutions.

www.npic.orst.edu 
The National Pesticide Information Center provides information to help you make informed decisions about pesticide use.

www.usa.safekids.org 
A site dedicated to preventing childhood injury, with great safety guidelines for car seats, fire safety, and poison prevention, as well as links for recalls, car seat installation, and more.

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.aap.org/immunization 
Specific information about immunizations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

www.cdc.gov/vaccines/pubs/vis/default.htm 
Information sheets from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that explain the benefits and risks of vaccines to recipients, their parents, or their legal representatives.

www.vaccine.chop.edu 
Reliable, accurate information about vaccines and the diseases they prevent from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

www.vaccinateyourbaby.org 
Cornerstone's top website for vaccine information for parents.

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

Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)



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