Reference

Children's Health

Categories

* Bullying
* Immunisation

Sites

* Adolescent Health
Information from Community Public Health
* BabyCentre
UK based site containing articles and interactive tools written by health, pregnancy and parenting experts for new and expectant parents. Also has a New Zealand parents discussion board. Site sponsored by Johnsons.
* Barnardos New Zealand
An organisation providing services to children and families throughout New Zealand
* Child Health Research Foundation Cure kids
* Child Health Service Christchurch
"If your child is ill, the Child Health Service is here to make the journey through the health system as easy as possible both on the child and their parent/ guardian and provide the most comfortable, caring environment possible."
* Choice Food for Kids
Australian site which reviews food products to help parents choose healthier food for their children.
* Dyslexia Foundation of New Zealand {DFNZ)
"Formed in November 2006 to provide a voice for, and services to, the estimated one in ten New Zealanders with dyslexia as well as to those supporting them."
* Everybody: Parenting
Written for New Zealanders, Everybody provides fact-sheets/ overviews on a variety of health topics. Articles are written by medical writers and reviewed by consumer health organisations and health professionals.
* Family Doctor: Children's Health
Written by New Zealand health professionals, Family Doctor contains patient's guides, overviews and links for a wide range of health topics.
* FBI Kids Safety Tips
Some basic safety tips for kids from the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation.
* Feeding Our Futures
Site dedicated to helping parents and caregivers achieve healthy diets for kids. Has simple, practical and low-cost ideas for getting children to eat well.From Ministry of Health.
* FOE : Fight the Obesity Epidemic
* For baby
Infant nutrition and feeding information from Watties.
* Great Ormond Street Hospital
A wide range of factsheets written by staff at the largest children's hospital in Great Britain. Factsheets are grouped under the following headings: tests and procedures, operations, illnesses and diseases and miscellaneous.
* kidshealth.org.nz
Provides information about children's health for New Zealand parents and caregivers.
* MEDLINEplus: Children's Page
Extensive information from the National Institutes of Health (USA), contains a medical encyclopaedia, dictionaries, news, overviews, information on specific conditions and links to other organisations.
* New Zealand National Burn Service
* Plunket
Plunket provides well child and family health services in New Zealand.
* Safekids
Safekids is a child safety service of Starship Children's Health which works to reduce the incidence and severity of unintentional injury to children aged 0 - 14 years in New Zealand.
* Safety ideas
Activity pages, coloring, crafts and more for safety-kids to learn more about staying safe every day of the year!
* Ski, Snowboard, & Winter Sport Safety Guide
List of recommended links to safety information including links for parents and kids.
* Skylight
Skylight is a national organisation working to support children, young people an their families who have been affected by change, loss and grief.
* Stand Children's Services, Tu Maia Whanau.
The camps provide a caring, supportive and healthy environment where primary school children receive training in social skills, peer relationships, and are provided with time out and respite care. Formerly called Te Puna Whaiora Childrenís Health Camps.
* WellChild Tamariki ora