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For Parents

EXPECTING PARENTS:

Having a baby is one of the most rewarding times of your life. Metro Pediatrics is dedicated to helping you care for your child. In doing so, we encourage you to schedule a Prenatal Consult with us prior to your delivery. This visit allows you to find out where we are, meet our staff, have any of your baby care questions answered, and allows us to learn more about you, your family, and your expectations of us. Prior to your Prenatal consult, please print off and complete the Prenatal Information Form.

WEB RESOURCES:

In this section we have provided a range of useful links to prime-source reliable sites. We encourage you to become informed about your health and the health of your child. However, we request that you use the Internet with caution. The resources, available in minutes, are a combination of valid information and dangerous information.

Please do not use information you may find on the Internet to make your own decisions about diagnosis treatments. Contact us to discuss any information of concern or interest. Links to informational sites are provided as a service to visitors of this website. Metro Peditrics, PC is not responsible for their content, or for subsequent links that may be provided. Information contained in these sites should not serve as a substitute for medical advice from your child’s doctor. The Internet provides the most extraordinary resource for information seekers of all levels and interests.

AAP- Child Health www.aap.org/ This is the Home page for the American Academy of Pediatrics. AAP Core Values. We believe in the inherent worth of all children. They are our most enduring and vulnerable legacy. Children deserve optimum health and require the highest quality health care. Pediatricians (primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists, and pediatric surgical specialists) are the best qualified of all health professionals to provide child health care. A dynamic organization is necessary to advance these values. The American Academy of Pediatrics is that organization.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology www.aaaai.org This is the main site for this Academy. A comprehensive source of information if your child suffers from Asthma or Allergic conditions.

CPSC Home Page www.cpsc.gov  This is the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s main web page. A wealth of information regarding Safety information for your children, as well as information about product recalls.

CDC Health Topics www.cdc.gov/health/diseases.htm Health Topics A to Z provides a listing of disease and health topics found on the CDC {Center for Disease Control and Prevention} Web site.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention www.cdc.gov The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of people – at home and abroad, providing credible information to enhance health decisions, and promoting health through strong partnerships. CDC serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities designed to improve the health of the people of the United States

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder is a wonderful resource for parents who need support or information regarding their child’s ADD symptoms. Today, individuals and families dealing with AD/HD turn to http://www.nimh.nih.gov, the national organization representing individuals with AD/HD, for education, advocacy and support.