A compilation of resources for learning more about Novant Health and best practices in child health.
Launched by the American Academy of Pediatrics, this website provides information
on a wide spectrum of topics pertaining to infants, children, adolescents, young
adults, and even parenting.
American Academy of Pediatrics
Offers general information related to child health, as well as specific guidelines
concerning pediatric issues of child safety, preventive care and health promotion.
Center for Disease Control
Addresses health and safety topics such as birth defects, disabilities, vaccines,
travelers' health and injuries.
Immunization Action Coalition
Directed to an audience of providers and the public, this site can help you get
the facts on immunizations.
KidsGrowth Child Health
Developed by pediatricians, this site offers helpful parenting tips and resources
on child development, childhood resources, safety, poison control and product recalls.
Providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through
adolescence, KidsHealth.com features separate areas for kids, teens and parents
- each with its own design and age-appropriate content.
Learn about the wide-ranging health services offered by our affiliate Novant Health,
an integrated healthcare provider serving western North Carolina.
Offers evidence based information on breastfeeding.
This site gives girls reliable, useful information on the health issues they will
face as they become young women, and tips on handling relationships with family
and friends, at school and at home.
Reach Out and Read - Resources
Guidance for parents in selecting age appropriate books, also directs parents to
information regarding developmental milestones of literacy.