Helpful Links & Information

Comprehensive medical care and general pediatric information

We strive to provide you with the most up to date and comprehensive medical care and general pediatric information.

General Pediatric Information

We follow the American Association of Pediatric Guidelines when treating all children. Visit www.aap.org to read more.

Healthychildren.org is the only parenting Web site backed by 62,000 pediatricians and the AAP and is committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. This site is also available in Spanish.

KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years – providing unbiased, reliable information to help you and your family pursue good health and wellness for a lifetime.

Answers to your healthy eating questions can be found at Food Pyramid, including the latest individualized eating recommendations based on your age/sex/weight/activity level.

We participate in the Reach Out and Read program, which gives us funding to provide a book for each child to take home at every well child visit from 6 months to 5 years old. Reading to your child is one of the most important things you can do for their mental development!

Information about immunization, vaccination and medications

There is a lot of misinformation about vaccines floating around the web and believed by many. Here are 2 sites with answers to questions you may have regarding currently used vaccines. The first, the Immunization Action Coalition, receives no funding from the government or any pharmaceutical company. The second is connected with the Center for Disease Control and both present the most up to date information available on the Internet regarding vaccines.

Want more information about a medicine?  Drugs.com has a comprehensive list of prescription and over the counter medicines.

For Families with Special Needs

CHADD is a nationwide organization providing information and support for families dealing with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.

Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

Able Play is a great site for reviews of toys and other child play-products for kids with special needs and disabilities.

Specific Diseases and Conditions

The Center for Disease Control has a nice A-Z guide to many illnesses and medical issues for both adults and children.

Local Links

These are the hospitals to which we admit and see patients:

Kosair Children’s Hospital

Floyd Memorial Hospital

Clark Memorial Hospital

Looking for a Babysitter/Nanny/Petsitter?

www.care.com

Internet Safety Information

Child Care Resources

Indiana Association for Child Care Resource and Referral

Indiana’s child care resource and referral agencies provide services to families, child care providers, and communities in these ways:

    • Families can find information about the different types of child care available that would meet their specific needs, access information about the characteristics of a quality child care program and receive information about their community resources.
    • Child Care Providers can receive professional development in early care and education, assistance with starting the business of a family child care home, training on Indiana state licensing requirements, and recommendations for operating a quality child care program.
    • Community members and organizations can access information about the supply and demand for child care, including information on types of programs available, types of programs parents are asking for and the gaps between the two.