|American Academy of Pediatrics|
|141 Northwest Point Boulevard|
|Elk Grove Village, IL 60007-1098|
|Phone: ||(847) 434-4000|
|Fax: ||(847) 434-8000|
|Web Address: ||www.aap.org|
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers a variety of educational materials about parenting, general growth and development, immunizations, safety, disease prevention, and more. AAP guidelines for various conditions and links to other organizations are also available.
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Center for Injury Prevention and Control|
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
|Phone: ||1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)|
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov/injury|
The National Center for Injury Prevention is a branch of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its mission is to prevent injuries and violence, and reduce their consequences. Its Web site provides information and updates on topics such as home and recreational safety, motor vehicle safety, violence prevention, injury response, and traumatic brain injury.
|117 North Division Street|
|Ann Arbor, MI 48104|
|Phone: ||(734) 761-3186|
|Fax: ||(734) 663-2414|
|Web Address: ||www.healthystuff.org|
This website has information about chemicals in toys, clothing, and other products. The Ecology Center created this resource because product makers aren't required to disclose what chemicals are in many consumer products.
|National Institute of Child Health and Human Development|
|P.O. Box 3006|
|Rockville, MD 20847|
|Fax: ||1-866-760-5947 toll-free|
|Web Address: ||www.nichd.nih.gov |
The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) is part of the U.S. National Institutes of Health. The NICHD conducts and supports research related to the health of children, adults, and families. NICHD has information on its Web site about many health topics. And you can send specific requests to information specialists.
|U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission|
|4330 East West Highway|
|Bethesda, MD 20814|
|Phone: ||1-800-638-2772 consumer hotline|
|Fax: ||(301) 504-0124 and (301) 504-0025|
|TDD: ||(301) 595-7054|
|Web Address: ||www.cpsc.gov|
The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is an independent federal regulatory agency. The goal of this agency is to save lives and keep families safe by reducing the risk of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products. CPSC develops safety standards, recalls products or organizes how they will be repaired, researches possible product hazards, and informs the general public about these and other safety issues. You can call their toll-free number or e-mail them to report unsafe products.
|Zero to Three|
|1255 23rd Street NW|
|Washington, DC 20037|
|Phone: ||(202) 638-1144|
|Fax: ||(202) 638-0851|
|Web Address: ||www.zerotothree.org|
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization whose aim is to strengthen and support families and promote the healthy development of babies and toddlers. The organization provides information about growth and development and about health professional training. It also works to promote public awareness about the importance of giving children a healthy start and solid developmental foundation in the first three years of life.