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Child and Adolescent Health

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Infancy: Newborn Complications and Disorders | Infant Disorders | Infant Care | Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Childhood: General Children's Health | Children's Health Topics (Index) | Childhood Infectious Diseases | Child Care | Growth and Development | Nutrition | Toilet Training | Weight Management

Adolescence: Puberty | General Adolescent Health | Adolescent Physical Health | Adolescent Mental Health | Adolescent Sexual Health

Parenting: General Parenting | Gay and Lesbian Parenting | Adoption | Foster Care


(Jump to: General Information | Organizations | Nontraditional Families | Parenting Teens )

Child Welfare Information Gateway (CWIG):U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Administration for Children & Families (ACF):U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Children's Bureau (CB):U.S. Department of Health & Human Services

General Parenting Information
A Guide for First-Time Parents:Nemours Foundation
Parenting Tips:American Academy of Family Physicians
Nine Steps to More Effective Parenting:Nemours Foundation
Adventures in Parenting:NICHD [PDF]
Positive Parenting Advice Articles (Index):Nemours Foundation
Bonding With Grandparents:American Academy of Family Physicians

Parenting Teens
Parenting: Preparing for Adolescence:AACAP
Be There for Teens: A Guide for Parents:Center for Young Women's Health
A Parent's Guide to Surviving the Teen Years:Nemours Foundation
Health Information for Parents of Teens (List of Articles):Center for Young Women's Health

Nontraditional Families
Types of Families (Collection of Articles):American Academy of Pediatrics
Children and Divorce:AACAP
Being a Single Parent:American Academy of Family Physicians
Stepfamily Problems:AACAP
Multiracial Children:AACAP
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren:AACAP
FAQ About Child Support:ACF
Parenting and Child Development in "Nontraditional" Families:netLibrary


Adoption:Merck Manual, Home Edition
What is an Adoption Plan?:American Academy of Family Physicians
Adoption:Child Welfare Information Gateway
FAQ About Adoption:ACF
FAQ About Adoption:Children's Bureau
Medical Issues In Adoption:Nemours Foundation
The Adopted Child:AACAP
Being Adopted:Nemours Foundation [for Kids]

Foster Care

Foster Care:Merck Manual, Home Edition
Foster Care:AACAP
National Foster Care & Adoption Directory Search:CWIG
FAQ About Foster Care:ACF
FAQ About Foster Care:CB
Foster Parents Considering Adoption:CWIG
Foster Families:Nemours Foundation [for Kids]

Gay and Lesbian Parenting

National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
Gay and Lesbian Families:CWIG
Families & Parenting:NCLR
Adoption by Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Parents: An Overview of Current Law:NCLR [PDF]
Legal Recognition of LGBT Families: NCLR [PDF]
Children with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Parents:AACAP

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