American Academy of Pediatrics
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is the primary professional association for the nation's 55,000 pediatricians. It is dedicated to the health, safety, and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The family section of the site contains links to the AAP's public education brochures on health, child development and safety information.
Beansprout connects parents and pediatricians, providing information and resources about children's health and development.
The Bright Futures site provides educational materials, tools related to health supervision, and developmental and general health guidelines for children and adolescents. Bright Futures is guided by the Health Resources and Services Administration's Maternal and Child Health Bureau, with support from the Medical Bureau of the Health Care Financing Administration.
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting Web site backed by 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Whether you're looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidance on parenting issues, you've come to the right place. Here, you'll find information regarding the American Academy of Pediatrics many programs and activities, our policies and guidelines, our publications and other child health resources, as well as much, much more. Best of all, you can rest assured that the information comes from the nation's leading child health experts and that we have scientific research supporting our recommendations.
National Immunization Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This site provides immunization information and resources from the National Immunization Program, the federal government's principal agency for immunization policy and recommendations. You will find a wide range of information on vaccine-preventable diseases, the benefits of immunization, and the risks of immunization vs. the risks of disease.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
This site offers safety and injury prevention tips as well as recall notices on a wide range of consumer products. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commision (CPSC) is an independent federal regulatory agency whose mission is to protect the public against unreasonable risk of injury or death associated with consumer products.