Blue Ridge Pediatrics Suggested Reading List

ADHD: A Complete and Authoritative Guide

A Parent’s Guide to Childhood Obesity - A Road Map to Health

A Road Map to Health Baby & Child Health - The Essential Guide From Birth to 11 Years

Baby & Child Health - The Essential Guide From Birth to 11 Years

Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5, New 5th Edition

Caring for Your School-Age Child: Ages 5 to 12

Caring for Your Teenager

Food Fights

Guide to Toilet Training

Heading Home With Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality

Immunizations & Infectious Diseases: An Informed Parent's Guide

Less Stress, More Success - A New Approach to Guiding Your Teen

Mommy Calls

New Mother's Guide to Breastfeeding

Sports Success Rx!

The Wonder Years

Waking Up Dry: A Guide to Help Children Overcome Bedwetting

Your Baby's First Year



Blue Ridge Pediatrics Online Resources

AAP Immunization Information
http://www.cispimmunize.org/
A comprehensive immunization information site for parents and clinicians sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

American Academy of Dermatology
http://www.aad.org/
Basic facts about acne: its causes and treatment.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
http://www.aaaai.org
Information about allergic diseases. Includes a Patient/Public Resource Center and a Just For Kids section of resources and puzzles.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.org
The AAP is dedicated to the health of all children. Its web site provides reliable and authoritative advice on a variety of child health issues, including immunizations.

The AAP Pediatric Patient Education Library
http://www.healthykidspeds.com/aap-library.html
A collection of resources from the American Academy of Pediatrics on a variety of topics relating to children's health.

CDC website on ADHD
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/adhd/
The Centers for Disease Control website with reliable information on ADHD.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
www.cdc.gov/travel/default.aspx
The purpose of the CDC Travelers' Health website is to provide information to assist travelers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel.

The Centers for Disease Control's Infant Immunizations Frequently Asked Questions
https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents/parent-questions.html
A series of common questions and evidence based answers to your questions about vaccines, as well as respected resources with regards to immunizations.

CHADD - An educational resource on Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
http://www.chadd.org/
CHADD is the nation's leading non-profit organization serving individuals with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Child Passenger Safety Information
https://www.cdc.gov/motorvehiclesafety/child_passenger_safety/cps-factsheet.html
Information on child safety seats from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Centers for Disease Control.

The Compassionate Friends Web Site for Grieving Families
http://www.compassionatefriends.org/
The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.

Food Allergy Info
http://www.foodallergy.org
Raising public awareness, to provide advocacy and education, and to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.

Immunization Action Coalition
http://www.immunize.org/
A comprehensive link to the most up-to-date, expert immunization resources available via the Internet.

International Adoption Information
https://travel.state.gov/content/adoptionsabroad/en.html
The U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs' website with general and country-specific information for families interested in international adoption.

Internet Safety
http://www.isafe.org/
Dedicated to protecting the online experiences of youth everywhere.

KidsGrowth
http://www.kidsgrowth.com
Kids Growth is a resource for parenting information on newborns, infants, toddlers, preschool, schoolage, and adolescents.

KidsHealth
http://www.kidshealth.com
KidsHealth has doctor-approved articles, animations, games, and resources to help kids learn more about their bodies and stay healthy.

Mayo Clinic - Children's Conditions
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/childrens-health/resource/hlv-20049425
Provides access to the experience and knowledge of the more than 2,000 physicians and scientists of the Mayo Clinic.

National Immunization Program
[http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/
The NIP is a part of the CDC which provides leadership for the planning, coordination, and conduct of immunization activities nationwide.

National Institute of Mental Health website on ADHD
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/attention-deficit/hyperactivity-disorder-adhd/index.shtml
Detailed information on the symptoms, causes, and treatments of ADHD.

NC Child Passenger Safety Information
www.buckleupnc.org
North Carolina Child Passenger Safety Resource Center: Information about North Carolina occupant restraint laws as well as tips for choosing and using child safety seats.

Project Enlightenment of Wake County
http://projectenlightenment.wcpss.net
Early childhood education and intervention program of the Wake County Public School System.

Rex Healthcare
http://www.rexhealth.com
Provides a wide range of healthcare services to the Triangle region of North Carolina from its base in Raleigh.

Sign Language for Infants & Toddlers 
http://www.signsoflearning.com
Signs of Learning creates an educational and fun atmosphere where babies and young children, as well as their parents, educators, and caregivers, learn the basics of American Sign Language (ASL).

Teen Health
http://www.kidshealth.org/teen/
Your Secrets to Healthy Snacking, Secondhand Smoke, Prescription Drug Abuse, Making a Change in Your Life, Prom Pressure and other useful tips.

WakeMed
http://www.wakemed.org
Headquartered in Raleigh, WakeMed is a network of medical centers, ambulatory care centers, outpatient facilities and other health resources serving the health care needs of the entire region.

WebMD Children's Health
http://children.webmd.comdefault.htm
Find children's health and safety information for a happy and healthy child at the WebMD Children's Health Center.