Education

Dosage Chart for Fever and Pain Medicines:  Printable Acetaminophen and Ibuprofen dosage charts.

HealthyChildren.org : The American Association of Pediatrics website designed especially for parents.

Car Seat Safety Checks:  Call Jami with CoxHealth Trauma Services at (417) 269-0919 or e-mail her at “carseats@coxhealth.com”  for an appointment to have your child’s safety seat evaluated.

Bike Helmet Fitting Video

Parents As Teachers: Sign up for this home visit program to monitor and encourage your child’s milestones  from birth to kindergarten.  If your school district isn’t listed, please call your local elementary school to sign up.  Willard   Ozark    Nixa   Springfield

Apps for kids and parents: Fun Apple and Android app recommendations including fitness, nutrition and new parent topics from the Family Resource Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

Consumer Product Safety Commission: The federal website for recall information.

Eatright.org:  The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website has a variety of easy-to-use nutrition and health information for all ages.

ChooseMyPlate.gov : The USDA website for guidelines on healthy eating.

Vaccine Questions : The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Education Resource Center link.  CHOP also has an interesting free app called “Vaccines on the Go:What You Should Know”  available at the Apple App Store.

Missouri Immunization Schedules : Current Missouri Immunization Requirements for infants and children.

Travel Medicine: The federal website for the most accurate and up-to-date recommendations for staying healthy while traveling.  Please review this site for your specific destination(s) before you schedule your child’s pre-travel appointment.

Missouri High School Sports:  MSHSAA website for sports forms and instructional video on concussion.

When in Doubt, Sit them Out: AAP Guidelines for return to play after a concussion and list of rehabilitation steps.

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network: Resources for children with food allergies.

Lost and Found: A local counseling center provides help with grieving for children and families.

Circumcision Information: Guidance on choosing to circumcise or not as well as details on the procedure and care of the penis.

Asthma medications:  Instructional videos from St. Louis Children’s Hospital.  Inhaler and spacer with mask     Inhaler and spacer with mouthpiece     Diskus     Nebulizer