Infant and Toddler Health Links and other Useful Stuff for Parents

This page contains links to infant and toddler health sites.

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I have provided links to reputable websites that I believe offer valuable information to parents, including the recognized authority pediatric sites for different countries.

International Child Health Sites

New Zealand - Kids Health
KidsHealth is a child and youth health information website to support parents and health professionals. The site is a joint initiative between the Starship Foundation and the Paediatric Society of New Zealand

Australia - Royal Children's Hospital
Helpful information for parents and families on child health topics from the Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne. Fact sheets on common conditions are included.

United States - American Academy of Pediatrics
Parenting Corner of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) which has useful resources and information on children for parents.

Canada - Caring for Kids
Caring for Kids is part of the Canadian Pediatric Society webiste and provides bilingual child health information for parents as well as other useful resources.

United Kingdom - Great Ormond st
Information on diseases and other health advice for parents from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the Institute of Child Health, London.

Medicines for Children
A UK website with affiliation to the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health that has useful information on medicines and how they affect children. They have very useful drug information leaflets written with children in mind.


General Health Sites

These sites do not relate specifically to infant or toddler health but do have relevant health information for children.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

The CDC provides public health information, including information on diseases and their prevention and other public health initiatives.

MedLine Plus

The MedLine Plus site is provided by the National Institute of Health. It delivers easy to understand health information for patients, families and friends.

Other Sites that May Be of Interest

These sites contain other information that may be useful to parents and families.

Parenting Australia

Raising Children Networ
- the Australian parenting website. Excellent Parenting in Pictures sections. 

Love Your Baby
- provides breastfeeding mothers with information and guidance in caring for their babies. In an effort to help mothers prevail over the challenges related to breastfeeding, is now offering Breastfeeding Online Services.

The Child Health Site - click on this link to go to the Child Health site and then click on the Blue Button. It's free for you to click but you will be providing funds (through sponsorship) to help children in poorer countries. The button on the right is just an example. You need to click on the link above.

GendersInX - An Encouraging Support for People with Congenital Gender Variations

Our support forum encourages all including parents of children with Turner's Syndrome, Klinefelter's Syndrome, Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and 5-Alpha Reductase. We are run by those who themselves have the conditions mentioned.  We believe in positive reinforcement for a better education.

Also see
he Online Community for Parents. Connecting Families with Congenital Gender Variations in Children or thier Parents.  

Brilliant Breastfeeding - The goal of this site is to empower women to make informed decisions about breastfeeding.  A sample of topics include: alcohol & smoking,travel, criticism, and nutrition.

Home Heating Systems and Solutions - a site full of great information on having a warm house which is just what your baby needs.


The links to baby and toddler health sites and other related sites on this page are provided for interest and education only.

The presence of a link to an organisation or site does not in itself represent any endorsement of that organisation or site.

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Last reviewed 25 January 2015

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