Immunization Information Sheet
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Centers for Disease Control-Child Health
This site offers tips to parents for ways to keep their children healthy. They address physical activity, dental health, avoiding tobacco, and eating right. Each section has action items that tell you specifically what you can do. There are links to detailed pages that offer checklists, fact sheets, reports, initiative information, posters, recommendations, other resource links, and videos.
Zero to Three
This website is for parents and educators as well as advocators for children's well-being. Their focus is on infants, toddlers and families. The site offers interactive tools, articles, videos, and podcasts to listen to. There are downloadable checklists and charts. You can explore many sections which include broadly; care & education, abuse, behavior & development, and public policy.
Centers for Disease Control-Life Stages
This section focuses on the health of people of all ages, but parents and teachers can search for infants (0-3 yrs) and children (4-11 yrs) specifically. It covers developmental milestones, raising healthy children, child safety, and diseases and conditions. There is a lot of information here and even more than a dozen parent videos to watch. There are also links to other websites that include information on child care, maternal health, child support, health insurance, and recalls to name some.
Action for Healthy Kids
The main focus for this website is on fighting childhood obesity. They have grants available for schools who want to create breakfast programs, recess and other physical initiative policies and programs. They encourage family fitness nights, field days, and school wellness committees. As research shows that children who are active and eat right are more successful in school, they advocate reducing and preventing, not just childhood obesity from overeating and eating the wrong foods, but also from undernourishment, and inactivity.