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Trusted Pediatric Resources

Pediatric Resources

The following are trusted sites for information on child health and development issues:

American Academy of Pediatrics (Parent site)

https://healthychildren.org/
The gold standard pediatric resource for parents.

CDC Child Development

https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/index.html
National Center for Disease Control information on child development issues as well as information on common children’s medical conditions including jaundice, ADHD, and many others.

Screens, Social Media and Kids

AAP Media Resources for Parents

Common Sense Media offers age-based recommendations and reviews for TV, movies, apps, video games and books.

Help Me Grow

https://helpmegrowak.org/
This is the local chapter of a national movement to enable early evaluation, intervention and referral for children with developmental or emotional concerns. Their trained care coordinators can be reached at 1-833-HMG-ALASKA or online.

Postpartum Support

https://www.postpartum.net/

Depression During and After Pregnancy
One in seven moms and one in ten dads have postpartum mood changes.

Thread Alaska

http://www.threadalaska.org/
Alaska’s go-to resource for finding and choosing child care as well as child care assistance options.

Zero to Three 

https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/series/parent-favorites

The toddler years are tough! These folks have information on all aspects of parenting infants and toddlers with both educational and problem-solving resources.

Alaska 211

http://www.alaska211.org/
Your information clearing house for all Alaska community resources. Free and confidential. Check out the website or just dial “211.”

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

https://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
Dial "988" or visit the website for 24/7 free, confidential support for those in distress and their loved ones.

ADHD

https://www.additudemag.com/
https://chadd.org/for-parents/overview/
https://www.understood.org/en
ADHD affects more than just school. Explore these sites for information on the neurologic, behavioral, social and other aspects of ADHD and related conditions.

Learning Difficulties

https://www.understood.org/en
This is a great overview of differences in learning styles including dyslexia, dysgraphia, math challenges and ADHD.

Autism

https://www.alaskaarc.org/
Our local resource for autism-related services.

Vaccines

https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/index.html
https://vaccineinformation.org/ 
Our most evidence-based intervention as pediatricians is childhood vaccination. We encourage parents with questions to explore trusted resources such as these and come to us with questions.

Medical Park Pediatrics Vaccination Schedule - pdf

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