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. – American Academy of Pediatrics official website for parents – Nemours Foundation / DuPont Hospital for Children website for parents – American Psychiatric Association website for patients

Vaccine information

Official “Vaccine Information Sheets” (VIS) from the CDC – Everything you could possibly want to know about vaccines from the US Department of Health and Human Services and – Tips for how to travel safely with your children

Breastfeeding help

National Breastfeeding Helpline - 1 (800) 994-9662 or
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
Free Health Insurance (Medicaid, CHIP): 1(877) KIDS-NOW or

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