Health and Safety,Birth to 2 Years - Other Places To Get Help
American Academy of Pediatrics
141 Northwest Point Boulevard
Elk Grove Village, IL��60007-1098
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a
variety of educational materials about parenting,
general growth and development, immunizations, safety, disease prevention, and more. AAP guidelines for various conditions and links to other
organizations are also available.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
1600 Clifton Road
The National Center for Injury Prevention is a branch of the
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its mission is to
prevent injuries and violence, and reduce their consequences. Its Web site
provides information and updates on topics such as home and recreational safety, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention, injury response, and traumatic brain injury.
117 North Division Street
Ann Arbor, MI�48104
This website has information about chemicals in toys, clothing, and other products. The Ecology Center
created this resource because product makers aren't required to disclose what chemicals are in many consumer
National Institute of Child Health and Human
P.O. Box 3006
The National Institute of Child Health and Human
Development (NICHD) is part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The
NICHD conducts and supports research related to the health of children, adults,
and families. NICHD has information on its Web site about many health topics.
And you can send specific requests to information specialists.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety
4330 East West Highway
1-800-638-2772 consumer hotline (301) 504-7923
(301) 504-0124 and (301) 504-0025
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an
independent federal regulatory agency. The goal of this agency is to save lives
and keep families safe by reducing the risk of injuries and deaths associated
with consumer products. CPSC develops safety standards, recalls products or
organizes how they will be repaired, researches possible product hazards, and
informs the general public about these and other safety issues. You can call
their toll-free number or e-mail them to report unsafe products.