For Parents

There is no shortage of advice for parents; from family, the internet, or even strangers! Sometimes it can be tricky to pick out which sources to trust. Our favorite websites and links for information about kids and parenting are below. Your provider may have more links available in the "For Parents" section under their personal bio, or just click on your doctor's name to the left to take you to their page.

Well Visits

Newborn Visit (usually about two days after leaving the hospital, as early as possible for home or birth center births)
2 Week Visit
1 Month Visit
2 Month Visit
4 Month Visit
6 Month Visit
9 Month Visit
12 Month Visit
15 Month Visit
18 Month Visit
2 Years, and every year after through high school
Please click here for more information.

Immunization Guidelines

Our practice follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics. For descriptions of these vaccines and the diseases they protect against, please visit www.aap.org/immunization/. For more information about immunizations, please visit www.chop.edu/service/vaccine-education-center/home.html.

American Academy of Pediatrics President urges parents to vaccinate their children against measles. Visit www.aap.org for more information.

Vaccine Information Statements Click Here

Apps

Several of our families have recommended this app–it may help simplify decisions for you and your gluten-free child:
Is That Gluten Free

These can be helpful when you are sleep deprived with a newborn:
Baby Tracker: Nursing
Baby Nursing

Period Tracker Light is an easy way for girls to track their cycles:
Period Tracker Light

General

FREE 2017 SUMMER GUIDE
Get online to access over 85 different resources for your family this summer.
www.cssutah.org

Are your children uninsured? Click the link to learn about CHIP, the Children's Health Insurance Program offered by the State of Utah.
www.health.utah.gov/chip

This is the American Academy of Pediatrics website for parents. You can read about normal development, research any illnesses, and stay up to date on the latest recommendations here.www.healthychildren.org.

Looking for a free event for your child or teen? The library has an easy access site.www.slcpl.lib.ut.us.

If you are planning any international travel check the CDC's website for up-to-date information
and advisories. wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel.

If you are planning international travel, either of these services might be helpful. www.healthcare.utah.edu/travelclinic.
slco.org/health/travel-clinic/

Terrific information to help your family obtain and maintain healthy weights. There is a link to a BMI calculator as well: www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/lose_wt/BMI/bmicalc.htm.

Safety

Utah Poison Control can you help prevent and assess potential poisonings. You should
definitely visit this site if you are childproofing or have a young child.
http://poisoncontrol.utah.edu

These two sites have helpful, up-to-date information about car and booster seat safety.
www.seatcheck.org
clickitutah.org

Please visit the Consumer Product Safety Commission website for valuable information about products that have been recalled.
www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/

Special Interests

Useful and up-to-date information about food allergies:
www.foodallergy.org.

Interested in preventing underage drinking?
www.parentsempowered.org.

If your child has special medical needs you will find this useful. If you have gotten a call about
a positive newborn screening test, click on the "newborn disorders" tab to learn more.www.medicalhomeportal.org.

If you have been asked to try a dairy-free diet this will be a helpful site www.thefussybabysite.com/blog/non-dairy-diet-and-breastfeeding/.

This website has information about helping kids with reflux, cellia disease, and other gastrointestinal problems. www.gastrokids.org

Here is some of Jack Newman's breastfeeding information. He is an enthusiastic supporter of nursing with decades of experience helping moms with problems, and nursing moms frequently find his advise helpful.
www.breastfeedinginc.ca.

This is the "electric lice comb" I recommend using (after over the counter lice shampoo). It is available locally as well:www.amazon.com/Liceguard-robi-electronic-detector-remover.