For Parents


General Pediatric Websites
Fever Dosing Guide Children’s medicines are formulated to deliver the right amount of medicine to your little one. No matter the medicine or brand, always read and follow the label on the bottle before giving any medications. Do not use more than one product containing acetaminophen or ibuprofen at the same time. If possible, use weight to dose, otherwise use age.
Healthy Children Information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
Car Seat Information From
Child Safety Safe Kids Worldwide is a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children, the number one killer of kids in the United States.
Information on toxins Information on toxins and what to do in case of accidental poisoning
Louisiana Suicide Hotline Louisiana Suicide Prevention and Awareness Hotline
Suicide Prevention Lifeline Youth Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people between 10 to 24. Learn more because help is available.
Vaccine Information
Vaccine Information Developed in consultation with CDC, this website presents straightforward information about vaccine-preventable diseases and their vaccines.
Vaccinate Your Baby Vaccinate Your Baby (VYB) is an awareness campaign that targets families with messages about the importance of timely vaccination of children. By directing the public to credible, science-based information on vaccines, the VYB program seeks to ensure they are making educated vaccination decisions for themselves and their families.
Breast Feeding Resources
LaLeche League The #1 most-trusted source for physician-reviewed information and advice on children’s health and parenting issues.
LactMed Have you ever wondered if the medication you are taking while breast feeding is safe, LactMed will let you know.
Special Topics