Kids Health

Looking at Your Newborn: What's Normal

Looking at Your Newborn: What's Normal


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Postpartum Education for Parents (PEP)
PEP was founded by a group of mothers to offer each other support after the births of their children. PEP is a nonprofit corporation staffed by trained parent volunteers.

American Board of Pediatrics (ABP)
The ABP website offers verification of pediatricians' certification as well as other information relating to the practice of pediatrics.

Neonatal Jaundice
This Web site contains information about jaundice, treatment options, and links.

Maternal and Child Health Bureau
This U.S. government agency is charged with promoting and improving the health of mothers and children.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

Zero to Three
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization that promotes the health and development of infants and toddlers.

American Academy of Family Physicians
This site, operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), provides information on family physicians and health care, a directory of family physicians, and resources on health conditions.

Safe to Sleep
This safety campaign teaches parents and other caregivers to always place babies on their backs to sleep. Babies who sleep on their backs are much less likely to die of SIDS than are babies who sleep on their stomachs or sides.

Baby's First Test
This site offers comprehensive information and resources about newborn screening at the local, state, and national levels.