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):
Vaccines and Immunizations
1600 Clifton Road
This CDC Web site has information about vaccines and the diseases that can
be prevented by immunization. The Web site includes the recommended
immunization schedules for children, teens, and adults. There is also
information about vaccine side effects and safety, school and state
requirements, and immunization records. Interactive schedules are also
KidsHealth for Parents, Children, and
10140 Centurion Parkway North
This website is sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. It
has a wide range of information about children's health, from allergies and
diseases to normal growth and development (birth to adolescence). This website
offers separate areas for kids, teens, and parents, each providing
age-appropriate information that the child or parent can understand. You can
sign up to get weekly emails about your area of interest.
March of Dimes
1275 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY��10605
The March of Dimes tries to improve the health of babies
by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and early death. March of Dimes
supports research, community services, education, and advocacy to save babies'
lives. The organization's website has information on premature birth, birth
defects, birth defects testing, pregnancy, and prenatal care.
200 Independence Avenue, Southwest
Washington, DC 20201
(800) CDC-INFO (800) 232-4636
This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website has vaccine information from many federal agencies.