This section provides resources for keeping children healthy and safe.
American Academy of Pediatrics
Provides information on an array of health related areas, including physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
Back to Sleep Education Campaign
Information for babies for parents, caregivers, and health care providers on safe sleeping practices
Five Steps to Choosing Safe and Healthy Child Care
This brochure provides guidelines for families and consumers in choosing safe and healthy child care in various settings.
Crib Safety Tips
A publication from the Consumer Product Safety Commission on crib safety
Healthy Child Care America
A program of the American Academy of Pediatrics, that includes "BrightFutures/Child Care Health Partnership Handouts for Parents" that are based on the age of the child. Standards from Caring for our Children are also summarized.
Offers current health care information and guidance for parents and caregivers, along with interactive tools and personalized content; Includes information related to child health, as well as guidance on parenting issues from leading child health experts.
YIKES Your inventory for Keeping Everyone Safe
Planning Guide for Emergency Response Planning in Child Care A publication of Maine Department of Health and Human Services