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health & safety topics

Your child's health and safety is our top priority. Please search our resource library for information on health, nutrition, fitness, injury prevention and other important topics.

Doctors & Hospitals

Caring for a Seriously or Chronically Ill Child

Coping and advice for parents caring for a child with a serious or long-term illness.


These age-specific guides can help you be prepared for and keep track of your well-child visits.

Doctor & Hospital Visits

Your one-stop shop for info on doctor and hospital visits, checkups, immunizations, surgery, and more.

Health Care Resources and Information

Guides on health insurance, medical care, and more.


Find out what vaccines your child needs to stay well and when to get them.

Medical Procedures

Info on surgical procedures and what to expect.

Medical Tests & Exams

Does your child need a diagnostic test? Find out what to expect.


Info on medicines, therapies, and other treatments.

Surgical Conditions

Info on conditions that require surgery.

When Your Child Has Surgery

Prepare for your child's surgery by learning about different procedures, anesthesia, and more.