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Nursing Resources: Child Health

Nursing (and other allied health) students will find the resources in this guide helpful for investigating and/or researching topics and issues in the field of nursing.

Resources

About Kids Health Multi-lingual, interactive site focused on child health and nutrition, pregnancy, and education. Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Hindi, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and more. Created by Toronto, Canada's Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).
BAM! Body and Mind Interactive site for children that covers topics like health, nutrition, and safety from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Best Bones Forever Focused on the importance for girls to develop health bones early in life. 
GirlsHealth.gov Interactive site for teenage girls that covers areas like relationships, fitness, feelings, and nutrition. Maintained by the Office on Women's Health, a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Go Ask Alice! Focused on older teens and college students. Cover's general health, nutrition, drugs and alcohol, and more. Maintained by a team with advanced degrees in fields such as medicine, counseling, public health, and health education.
Health for Kids List of sites covering various aspects of children's health. Part of kids.gov.
Kids Quest Provides basic facts about mental disorders, ADHD, autism. Most areas have a people page that gives names of famous people who have been diagnosed with the disorder.
KidsHealth
Information on areas of children's health and development. Site has pages for parents, kids, and teenagers that contains movies and quizzes. Created by the Nemours Foundation.

 

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