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
Atlanta, GA 30333
This branch of the CDC seeks to
prevent injuries and violence and to reduce their consequences. The website has information on injuries, accidents, and situations that can lead to injuries. Topics include home and recreational safety, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention, and traumatic brain injury.
339 East Liberty
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
Rockville, MD 20847
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
Bethesda, MD 20814
1-800-638-2772 consumer hotline (301) 504-7923
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an
independent federal regulatory agency. CPSC seeks to protect consumers and families from dangerous products that can injure people, especially children. CPSC develops safety standards and informs the public about product hazards and recalls. You can call
their toll-free number or email them to report unsafe products.
Zero to Three
1255 23rd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization whose
aim is to strengthen and support families and promote the healthy development
of babies and toddlers. The organization provides information about growth and
development and about health professional training. It also works to promote
public awareness about the importance of giving children a healthy start and
solid developmental foundation in the first three years of life.