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Health Resources

Pediatric Health Resources

For information on general health topics such as physical health, behavioral health, lactation, safety, or sleep, we recommend these expert resources:

General Health

  • American Academy of Pediatrics is 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.

 

  • CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) is one of the components of the Department of Health and Human Services, which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans.

 

  • Healthy Children provides helpful information from the American Academy of Pediatrics about common health complaints and illnesses that children experience.  
Pediatrics of the NW Health Resources - General Health

Behavioral and Mental Health

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Kidshealth offers advice on children’s health, behavior, and growth from birth through the teen years. 

 

Lactation and Feeding Support

 

  • Kellymom offers practical breastfeeding information and support. 

 

 

  • PANW Back to Work After Baby Class covers how to maintain your milk supply, how to balance work and home life, how to talk to your employer about your legal rights, and more. This is open to the community at no charge.

 

Pediatrics of the NW Health Resources - Lactation

New Parent Support

  • Baby Blues Connection supports parents and their families coping with pregnancy and postpartum mood disorders. They provide free and confidential information and resources. 

 

  • ModernMommyDoc was started by PANW pediatrician, Dr. Whitney Casares. She offers information and resources to help mothers win at parenting without losing themselves. She helps parents take care of their own well-being and break the cycle of burnout to find better balance and joy in life. 

 

  • PANW Baby Hour Parent Group is a weekly drop-in group that offers a safe, supportive environment for parents to connect with other parents. Together, we celebrate the joys and challenges of new parenthood, regardless of feeding choices. Everyone is welcome; you do not have to be a patient to join. 

Safety

  • The Oregon Poison Center (1-800-222-1222) is a 24-hour regional poison emergency information and resource center for the public and health care professionals.

 

Sleep

 

 

  • Sleep Foundation talks about why teenagers face unique sleep challenges and tips for overcoming them.