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Resource links

A compilation of resources for learning more about Novant Health and best practices in child health.

Healthy Children
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.

KidsHealth
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.

Novant Health
Learn about the wide-ranging health services offered by our affiliate Novant Health, an integrated healthcare provider serving western North Carolina.

KellyMom
Offers evidence based information on breastfeeding.

Girls Health
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.