To assist you on your journey as a parent, our pediatricians offer these helpful links:
American Academy of Pediatrics' Healthy Children site
The American Academy of Pediatrics is dedicated to attaining optimal physical, mental and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This site is a great source on information on infectious diseases and immunizations. Also includes travel information and information on bioterrorism.
Consumer Product Safety Commission
Provides product recall and safety information
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting Web site backed by 60,000 pediatricians and is owned and operated by the American Academy of Pediatrics. This website provides general information related to child health and more specific guidance on parenting issues.
Searchable database listing amounts of lead, cadmium, PVC, arsenic and mercury found in hundreds of toys.
National Child Passenger Safety Information
Provides information on child safety seats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
A national organization dedicated solely to reducing the incidence of childhood injuries.
The American Red Cross of Central Massachusetts
Search for a CPR class near you.
The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
This is a great organization whose mission is to “raise public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.”
This information is for educational purposes only and it should be used only as a guide.