At University Pediatric Associates, we’re all about helping kids stay as healthy as possible. Here are some helpful resources.
General Childhood / Adolescent Health Resources
- St. Louis Children’s Hospital serves the health care needs of children from infancy to adolescence, and advocates on behalf of children and families.
- The Kid Care advice app developed by St. Louis Children’s Hospital helps you make decisions on what level of medical care (if any) is needed and how to treat your child at home when it’s safe to do so. You can select from more than 100 pediatric topics and search from an alphabetical list or by body area.
- The American Academy of Pediatrics offers information on child health and development, parenting questions and specific diseases.
- St. Louis Children’s Hospital Center for Families Resource Library; 314-454-2350)
- Adolescent Health and Behavioral Health Resources (answered by St. Louis Children’s Hospital): 314-454-TEEN
- Talk with your teen about E-cigarettes: A tip sheet for parents
Behavioral Health Response (mental health referral services and crisis counseling); 314-469-6644
Washington University Physicians
Washington University Physicians are the primary care and specialist physicians who are members of the full-time faculty at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. This is a highly active clinical practice group of more than 1,500 physicians, representing more than 76 specialties and subspecialties in medicine and surgery. It is among the largest academic clinical practices in the U.S. For more information, visit Physicians.wustl.edu.
This resource offers answers to common questions during the newborn period.
Medication Dosage – St. Louis Children’s Hospital
These charts outline the right amount of medication to give your chid based on age and weight.
- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Starting Solid Foods for Infants
- Introducing Peanut Butter to Infants
- Recipes for Home Feeding of Peanut Butter/Peanut Protein
- Choking Hazards for Infants and Toddlers
- Feeding Tips for Infants, Children and Teens: How to create positive eating habits for your child and family.