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Normal Growth & Development/Parenting

  • Assessment of Abnormal Growth Curves, by James D. Legler, M.D., and Lewis C. Rose, MD, University of Texas at San Antonio (1998)
  • Child & Family Canada - a unique Canadian public education website. Fifty Canadian non-profit organizations have come together under the banner of Child & Family Canada to provide quality, credible resources on children and families on an easy-to-navigate website.
  • Children's Nutrition Research Center (CNRC) - The Children's Nutrition Research Center (CNRC) is one of six federally funded human nutrition research centers in the nation and the first to conduct scientific investigations into the role of maternal, infant and child nutrition in optimal health, development, and growth.
  • Kids health organization - KidsHealth is the largest and most visited site on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, the award-winning KidsHealth provides families with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information they can use
  • Lead Environmental Awareness and Detection - A non-profit Canadian organization; website is full of information about lead poisoning and neurotoxicity
  • Parenting Toolbox - Interesting site with a lot of information, such as anger management, a newsletter, and "tools" for parenting
  • PedNSS, Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System - In the late 1960s, the United States Ten-State Nutrition Survey characterized the nutritional status of children from low-income families as being less than satisfactory. These findings generated concern about the nutritional status of low-income populations in the United States. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
  • Playground Safety - America's youth have long enjoyed the benefits of public playgrounds. The challenges found on a playground are a great asset for the physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of the children at play. From the University of Northern Iowa 
  • Prenatal Screening and Assessment  - To assist prenatal care providers In screening and assessing a pregnant Woman’s risk for alcohol and/or other drug abuse and determining if referrals for further services are Indicated. Santa Clara County, California Child Abuse Council
  • School Health Policies and Programs Study (SHPPS) 2000 report - CDC report on the policies and programs (health education, physical education and activity, health services, mental health and social services, food service, school policy and environment, faculty and staff health promotion, and family and community involvement) nationwide, at the state, district, school, and classroom levels

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