Trusted Web Links
  Trusted Web Sites for Medical Information 

General Medical Sites

Healthy Children - from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Requires registration but it is free
Web MD
CDC The CDC with a huge amount of expert information
Mayo Clinic health information

Information From Children's Hospitals

University of Michigan - C.S. Mott's Childrens Hospital
DeVos Childrens Hospital

Immunization Sites - Accurate information on immunizations

Sites With Specific Information

Asthma and Allergy 

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America -    The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is a patient organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma and allergies through education, advocacy, and research. 
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network 

Behavioral and Mental Health 

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry-Resource Centers   contains information on most common mental issues in children


CHADD -    Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (CHADD) 
National ADD Association   

Autism (including PDD/Aspergers) 

Autism Society of America
CDC Autism Information Center
CDC “MMR Vaccine and Autism” Site
NICHD Autism Web Site 


Child Grief
Loss, Grief, and Bereavement

Children and Grief :American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry

Healthy Living 

Child Safety 

CDC National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
Consumer Products Safety Commission
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
National SAFE KIDS Campaign
AAP Guide to Choosing the Correct Car Seat

Girls Health

Uniquely Girl 
Center for Young Women's Health

Growth and Development Infant

Ages and Stages  Growth, development and general child care from HealthyChildren and the AAP
Bright Futures  The Bright Futures site provides educational materials and tools related  to health supervision, and developmental and general health guidelines for children and adolescents

Choose My Plate - Lots of good diet and nutrition information
Keep Kids Healthy
Kids Eat Great
AAP vitamin D supplement FAQ's
Environmental Protection Agency: Guidelines for safe consumption of fish and shellfish
Dietary Guidelines for Americans These guidelines are the cornerstone of Federal nutrition policy and nutrition education activities.
Kelly Mom information on breastfeeding and parenting


CDC Traveler's Health


OrthoGate information about orthopedic problems
National Down Syndrome Society