Child Health Resources
These child health resources relate primarily to questions of vaccinating, vaccines, immunization (and schedules), and developmental milestones and delays.
As you search through the child health resources that are available below, you will find that they are from government, commercial, impartial and possibly partial sources. This list of resources for your child is not exhaustive, but it will start you on your way of preparation.
"Vaccine Book Making the Right Decision for Your Child" by Dr. Sears
"Should I Vaccinate My Child?" By Jini Patel Thompson
"Autism Statistics: Precipitous increase in Autism cases may be tied to childhood vaccines", by John Hatchette, Niagara Falls Reporter, February 24, 2004February 24, 2004
CDC’s Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 0-6 Years – United States 2008
CDC’s Recommended Immunization Schedule for Persons Aged 7-18 years – United States 2008
"Lions Aren't Scared of Shots: A Story for Children about Visiting the Doctor" by Doctor Howard J. Bennett
Your Child's Immunizations
Forms for Keeping Track of Immunizations
Childhood Immunization Record (Form)
Developmental Milestones for your child's first five years. This site not only provides you with a developmental milestone chart, it also provides a section "for parents" which provides you helpful do's and don'ts and many other helpful tips to help you progress your child's development.
A wonderful website that provides not only information regarding your child’s developmental milestones through the first five years but also provides links/information regarding developmental delays
This is an interactive site to help you become more familiar with the developmental milestones from birth to five years of age. This site also provides you with a developmental screening tool
A basic outline of the stages of development from ages 10 to 21 years
"The Wonder Years: Helping Your Baby and Young Child Successfully Negotiate the Major Developmental Milestones" by Tanya Remer Altmann. Reviews the first five years of life. This bood is organized according to milestones and not age.
"A Parent's Guide to Developmental Delays: Recognizing and Coping with Missed Milestones in Speech, Movement, Learning, and Other Areas" by Laurie Lecomer
"Infants, Children, and Adolescents" by Laura E. Burk. Don't let the price of this wonderful reference book scare you! This is an excellent resource for any parent!!! This book not only provides tables which break down developmental milestones by age but also provides information on parenting skills. If you don't have this book, get it, or, give it as a gift!!!
Health and Human Resources - Directions: Resources for Your Child. Downloadable pages for your child's health records, school records, and emergency preparation. Primarily for your child, but some records could be adapted for yourself.
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