Health & Nutrition Resources & Links

EDUMED Pediatric Health Education: What Every Parent Needs to Know

EDUMED Pediatric Health Education: What Every Parent Needs to Know

How to understand social and emotional development, learn to recognize physical development milestones, and get resources and answers for each stage of your child’s growth.

American Academy of Pediatrics Parenting Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics Parenting Resources -
Topics include Ages & Stages, Healthy Living, Safety & Prevention, Family Life, and Health Issues. 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information on developmental milestones, positive parenting tips, child development basics, child mental health, scientific articles and research and free materials.

Covered California

First 5 California Health Center

First 5 California Health Center - Information on Nutrition, Physical Activity, Oral Health, Checkups, When Kids Get Sick, Special Needs, and Safety

Healthy Children Magazine

Healthy Children Magazine

American Academy of Pediatrics
In addition to providing parents with reliable, pediatrician backed guidance, this e-magazine provides readers with an interactive experience that includes Multimedia content, quick tips and resource links.

Kids Health

Maternal Depression (Centers for Disease Control website)

Maternal Depression (Centers for Disease Control website) - Symptoms and Seeking Treatment Information

Mom’s Mental Health Matters (graphic)

Postpartum Support International

Postpartum Support International
Support and resources for pregnant and new mothers experiencing prenatal and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, or depression.

Potter the Otter Interactive website

Potter the Otter Interactive website
Potter the Otter is the champion for water and the mascot of the Rethink Your Drink campaign. Rethink Your Drink encourages families to consider water over sugar-sweetened drinks. This website is animated, interactive, and features kid-friendly activities to help families understand why water is the best choice.

Safe Kids CA

Safe Kids CA
Car & Road Safety, Home Safety, Play Safety, and Product Recalls.

The Resource Connection Food Bank

The Resource Connection Food Bank -
Clients that meet income guidelines receive an emergency supply of food every thirty days; food pantries are open throughout the county at specific times.

Women Infants and Children (WIC)

Women Infants and Children (WIC) -
Nutrition and education programs for low-income pregnant women and mothers with children from birth to 5 years old.

Oral Health Videos and Activities for Kids

Videos starring some of our favorite Sesame Street characters educate children, families, and caregivers about the importance of oral health.

Elmo toothy dance picture Elmo's Toothy Dance Music Video

Teeth Brushing with Elmo

Dentist Grover "Brushy Book, Nighty Night"

Dentist Grover "Tooth-Healthy Foods"

Dentist Grover "How Much Toothpaste?"

Dentist Grover "Starting Early"

 

Oral Health Activities for Kids                       Coloring Sheet

Oral Health Resources

First 5 California Oral Health Resources

Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives

Mom's Guide to Caring for Little Teeth

Mouth Healthy (American Dental Association)

Mouth Healthy (American Dental Association) - Topics include Baby Teeth, Baby Bottle, Thumb sucking, Breast Feeding, and Brushing among many others.

My Children’s Teeth (American Academy of Pediatric Dentists)

My Children’s Teeth (American Academy of Pediatric Dentists) - Education and resources for your family

Oral Health Education - First 5 Sacramento


 

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