Credible Online Information and Advice

Healthy Children - Excellent resource for parents created by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Kids Health – Health education for parents, kids and teens.

Zero To Three - Information and tools to promote health and development of infants and toddlers.

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – Health and medical information link includes a health and wellness section, an index of medical conditions and health tips for the day.

Text For Baby - Health and wellness information service via cell phone texts designed for pregnant women and new mothers.

Children’s Home Society - Children’s Home Society of Washington is Washington’s oldest and largest statewide organization dedicated to meeting the needs of children. Serving more than 30,000 individuals each year, the Society supports children and families across the state through six core services: adoption, out-of-home care, child and family counseling, early childhood education, family support and education and advocacy

For Teens (and understanding them)

Teenology – A great resource for teens.

Bodi Mojo – A health tracking and fitness info site for teens.


The Oregon Poison Center – A 24-hour regional poison emergency information and resource center for the public and health care professionals.

Red Cross – Offers classes in First Aid, CPR, babysitting and much more.

CPSC – Information on over 4,000 product recalls and recall alerts sponsored by The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Recalls – More current information on recalls.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention – Resources for health and safety, including important notice for travelers.

800 Buckle Up – The safety restrain coalition offers information on car seat selection and installation and Washington’s seatbelt and child restraint laws.

Reliable Vaccine Information

Vaccine Your Baby – Awareness campaign about the critical need for timely immunization.

Vaccine Information Statements – Center for Disease Control Prevention site includes information on the benefits and risks of vaccines.

Children’s Hospitals in Washington and Oregon

Randal Children's Hospital (Legacy) – KidCare Advice sponsored by Legacy Children’s Hospital in Portland, Oregon.

Seattle Children’s Hospital – Located in Seattle, Washington.

OHSU – Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon.

Fluoride Maps for Clark County


Battle Ground


Clark county

Portland does not have fluoridated tap water.

Allergy Information

AAFA – Educational resources on asthma and allergy, including food allergies.