Patient Resources | Branch Pediatrics

General Medical Links

Over the Counter Medication Dosing Guide – Print this page and keep it in your medicine cabinet.
First Aid CPR – Print this page and keep it in your medicine cabinet.
HealthyChildren.org – American Academy of Pediatrics official website for parents
KidsHealth.org – Nemours Foundation / DuPont Hospital for Children website for parents
Healthcare.gov
HealthyMinds.org – American Psychiatric Association website for patients

Vaccine information

Official “Vaccine Information Sheets” (VIS) from the CDC
Vaccines.gov/who_and_when – Everything you could possibly want to know about vaccines from the US Department of Health and Human Services
Vaccines.gov/travel and wwwnc.CDC.gov/travel/page/child-travel.htm – Tips for how to travel safely with your children

Breastfeeding help

National Breastfeeding Helpline - 1 (800) 994-9662 or WomensHealth.gov/breastfeeding
LaLeche League - 1 (877) 4-LALECHE
International Lactation Consultant Association (find a local lactation consultant)
Medela - a popular breast-pump company

Community resources

Early Intervention Suffolk County: (631) 853-3100
Early Intervention Nassau County: (516) 227-8661
Poison Control: 1(800) 222-1222
Suffolk County Police (Non-emergency line): (631) 852-COPS
Child Protective Services (CPS): 1(800) 342-3720
NY State Domestic Violence Hotline: 1(800) 942-6906
24/7 Mental Health Hotline: (631) 544-2222
Post-Partum Depression Hotline New York: 1(855) 631-0001, 1(631) 422-2255 or PostPartum.net
Free Health Insurance (Medicaid, CHIP): 1(877) KIDS-NOW or InsureKidsNow.gov

Online resources

CHADD.org – Support groups and other support services for parents of children with ADHD.
AAPD.org/parents – American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry – basic teeth tips and how to find a dentist
GetEyeSmart.org – American Academy of Ophthalmologists – basic eye tips and how to find an eye doctor
AAP Guide to Car Seats
CPSC.gov – Consumer Product Safety Commission – Go here to look up Re-Calls
SuffolkCountyNY.gov – Suffolk County Website – Find Parks, Libraries and other fun stuff.
ChildCareSuffolk.org / (631) 462-0303 – Child Care Council of Suffolk – a local child care resource.
ChildCareAware.org / 1(800) 424-2246 – A national childcare resource.
YMCALI.org – The YMCA has childcare, swimming lessons, children’s programs and a gym for parents!
LongIslandGameFarm.com – Wild animals, petting zoo and more! (Located in Manorville, NY)
lifun4kids.com – Lots of ideas for activities and places to go.