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Child Health Information
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is a professional organization committed to promoting the physical, mental and social health and well-being of all infants, children, adolescents and young adults. The AAP develops policy and guidelines to help pediatricians deliver the highest level of care. Healthy Children is a website for parents, developed by the AAP.
The Child Mind Institute provides information and resources for families and children with mental health and learning disorders.
CHADIS is an interactive developmental screening tool to help your health care provider better understand your child’s unique developmental stage.
Medication Dosage Chart
- Tylenol (acetaminophen)
- Motrin/Advil (ibuprofen)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine)
If you have any dosage questions, please do not hesitate to call our office to speak to the medical staff.
Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses are an important health topic in our community. Accurate information regarding prevention, transmission, and treatment of lyme disease is available through the Westchester County Department of Health and the Centers for Disease Control.
Safety and Injury Prevention
- Poison Help Hotline: Available 24/7 at 1-800-222-1222
- Child Passenger Safety: Learn the latest New York State laws regarding child restraint systems, as well as local car seat check events and fitting stations.
- Concussions: CDC Heads Up will help you recognize, respond to, and minimize the risk of concussion or other serious brain injury
The Centers for Disease Control maintains an excellent travel health site for all of the latest recommendations regarding immunization and disease prevention when traveling internationally.
Heading Home With Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality by Laura A. Jana, MD, FAAP and Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
This award-winning book helps new parents prepare for the first year of their infant's life.
New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding by Joan Younger Meek, MD
Indispensable advice new mothers need to begin and successfully breastfeed their baby.
Mommy Calls by Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP
Dr. Tanya Answers Parents’ Top 101 Questions About Babies and Toddlers
Immunizations & Infectious Diseases: An Informed Parent's Guide by Margaret C. Fisher, MD, FAAP
Between vaccines and antibiotics, contagion and prevention, parents have lots of questions about infectious diseases. This evidence-based guide for parents explains what infections are, how they progress, and how to prevent them.
Touchpoints: Birth to Three and Touchpoints: Three to Six by T. Berry Brazelton, MD
An authoritative guide to the infant and young child’s emotional and behavioral development.
How to Get Your Kids to Eat...But Not Too Much by Ellyn Satter
A registered dietician offers advice on feeding from birth to adolescence.
Amazing You! by Gail Saltz
A book for the pre-school to young grade school child that addresses body awareness and age-appropriate reproductive health.