You may give your child acetaminophen (Tylenol®, Tempra®, Pediacare Fever Reducer®) if your child is uncomfortable with a fever. Use the acetaminophen dose below. You may repeat the dose of acetaminophen every 4 to 6 hours. Do not use it more than 5 times in 24 hours.
2 tablets (160 mg)
The Society for Adolescent Medicine
This is the professional national organization for training physicians and advocating for teens.
Patient Education Online – Health Care Advice for Children, Teens and Parents
The American Academy of Pediatrics is pleased to offer the online edition of our valuable Patient Education resource. This Web site contains both English and Spanish versions of nearly all of our patient education materials, including brochures and Vaccine Information Statements.
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Between 7 and 12 Million American youth suffer from mental, behavioral, or developmental disorders at any given time. The AACAP (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for children, adolescents, and families affected by these disorders.
American Academy of Pediatrics
An organization of 60,000 pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Whether you’re looking for general information related to child health or for more specific guidelines concerning a pediatric issue, you’ve come to the right place. Here, you’ll find information regarding the Academy’s many programs and activities, policies and guidelines publications and other child health resources and much, much more. Best of all, you can rest assured that the information comes from the nation’s leading child health experts and that we have scientific research supporting our recommendations.
US Department of Health and Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s main agency for protecting the health of all Americans. Their most important role is to provide essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
American Medical Association
From finding a doctor to exploring health care careers; from health and medicine resources to helping us advocate for patients’ rights. What you need to know—all in one place.
Center for Disease Control – For Travelers
CDC Travelers’ Health offers information to assist travelers and their health-care providers in deciding the vaccines, medications, and other measures necessary to prevent illness and injury during international travel.
Center of Young Women’s Health
The Center for Young Women’s Health (CYWH) is a collaboration between the Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine and the Division of Gynecology at Children’s Hospital Boston.
HealthyChildren – Powered by pediatricians. Trusted by parents
HealthyChildren.org is the only parenting Web site supported by 60,000 pediatricians who are all committed to creating optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
National Institutes of Health
NIH is the nation’s medical research agency – making important medical discoveries that improve health and save lives.
Poison Control 1 800-222-1222
1-800-222-1222 is the telephone number for every poison center in the United States. Call this number 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to talk to a poison expert. Call right away if you have a poison emergency. Also call if you have a question about a poison or about poison prevention.
GeneralPediatrics.com is the General Pediatrician’s View of the Internet.
The mission of the National Down Syndrome Society is to be the national advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. The National Down Syndrome Society envisions a world in which all people with Down syndrome have the opportunity to enhance their quality of life, realize their life aspirations, and become valued members of welcoming communities.
Safety Belt Safe U.S.A.
This is the national, non-profit organization dedicated to child passenger safety. Our mission is to help reduce the number of serious and fatal traffic injuries suffered by children by promoting the correct, consistent use of safety seats and safety belts.
American Lyme Disease Foundation
Dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment, of Lyme disease and other tick-borne infections.
Sex education by teens, for teens.
Autism Resources for Families
Being armed with information about autism spectrum disorder (ASD) helps families feel more comfortable as they face new challenges. We are dedicated to supporting families by making information and resources more readily available.
Creating a Home Where Your Child Can Thrive with a Disability
When your child is disabled, whether because of the way they were born or after an accident or injury, you instantly turn from simply a parent to an advocate. It’s your job to give your child the best possible start in life, embracing the different abilities so your child can thrive. Home modifications can help you make your home into a place where your child is safe, comfortable and thriving. At HomeCity, we want to help you with the process of modifying your home.
CDC Autism Links and Resources
CDC 24/7: Saving Lives, Protecting People™
Moving with Special Needs Kids
Moving is at once stressful and exciting. When you are moving with children, you face a number of considerations that others don’t have to face. When you add a special needs child to the mix, you have a lengthy list of addition things you have to do to make the transition as smooth as possible. Here are some tips to help you with the moving process, ensuring that your child’s needs are met throughout it.