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Tips and Hot Topics:

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Resources:

Phone App:  KidsdocSimilac Baby Journal

Web sites for general questions about child health and illness:
www.aap.org
www.kidshealth.org
www.childrenshospital.com/yourchildshealth/injurypreventionproOA8O/
safesitterprogram/index.asp

Vaccines:
www.immunize.org/safety/
www.cdc.gov/nip
www.cispimmunize.org

This site can allow parents to sign up for email newsletter with current info on vaccine issues, studies, and media reports:
www.chop.edu/consumer/jsp/microsite/microsite.jsp?id=75918

Allergies/Asthma/Food allergies:
www.aaaai.org

This site provides independent, objective, evidence-based advice to policy makers, health professionals, private sector, and public regarding public health issues:
www.IOM.edu
www.IOM.edu/cms/3793/4705/20155.aspx (this is specific to vaccine issues like autism, thimerosol, etc.)

Car Seat Safety Checks:
www.seatcheck.org
www.nhtsa.dot.gov
www.boosterseat.gov
You can also email safekids@seton.org or call TX. Dept. Transportation Safe Riders Program at 324-3161.

Babysitter Safety Certification Program:
www.childrenshospital.com/yourchildshealth/injuryprevention/ pro0A80/safesitterprogram

Flu season status for your local area:
www.flustar.com/flashforecast.asp?zip=78750

www.texasflu.org

ID kits for children:
www.yoursafechild.com

Resource books:

General pediatric health care:
Caring for Your Young Baby and Child Birth to age 5...American Academy of Pediatrics Shelov M.D., Stephen, editor
Guide to Your Child's Symptoms..American Academy of Pediatrics

Vaccines:
What Every Parent Should Know About Vaccines...Paul Offitt M.D. and Louis Bell M.D.

Planning your nursery and buying "baby stuff":
Baby Bargains.Alan and Denise Fields

Discipline
1-2-3 Magic Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 years...Thomas Phellan

The Love and Logic Parenting series

Sleep issues:
The Sleep Book for Tired Parents.Rebecca Huntley

Sleep/Behavior/Tantrums
The Happiest Baby on the Block.Harvey Karp, M.D.
The Happiest Toddler on the Block.Harvey Karp, M.D.
Secrets of the Baby Whisperer.Tracey Hogg
Touchpoints...T.Berry Brazelton

Food issues:
Food Fights and Bedtime Battles.Jordan, Tim