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Lerch & Amato Pediatrics

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.state.nj.us/childadvocate/ 
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.

Allergy/Asthma

www.aaaai.org 
Site of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology; 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.

www.foodallergy.org 
Dedicated site for kids, teens, and adults with valuable information from The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis 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.

Breastfeeding

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.

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

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/ 
The American Dental Association provides useful information about fluoride, cavities, and more.

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

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.

www.NIH.org
National Institute of Health that covers general questions about health related issues.

www.medscape.com
A private Website dedicated to general health questions.
 

Nutrition and Fitness

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

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.

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 The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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.