As parents, especially if this is your first child, you always have questions and concerns. Our For Parents section is here to try and help address some of the more common issues we are often asked as pediatricians.
Is Your Child
An easy to reference online guide to know when your child needs an exam and/or immunizations.
Commonly requested dosage information for over the counter medications.
www.chop.edu, click on the Health and Medical Information tab for information on raising safe and healthy children. Covers topics ranging from day-to-day parenting to in-depth articles about chronic medical conditions.
www.bvaac.com, click on the pollen count tab for information regarding the local pollen count.
Netsmartz.org - how to stay safer on the Internet
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child Marc Weissbluth, MD
Unstrange Minds Roy Grinker
The Explosive Child Ross Green
The Myth of Laziness Mel Levine, MD
The Difficult Child and Normal Children have Problems Too Stanley Turecki, MD
Sensational Kids Lucy James Miller
Children the Challenge Rudolph Dreikus
ADHD: A Complete and Authoritative Guide AAP
Child of Mine Ellyn Satter
Infants and Mothers T. Berry Brazelton