Decatur Pediatric Group encourages you to learn more about the following topics that could affect your child:
- How to Protect Your Children During A Measles Outbreak
- Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
- Influenza Vaccine (Flu Vaccine)
- Childhood Obesity
Decatur Pediatric Group recommends the following links to parents and kids to learn more about health care for children.
Up-to-date information on growth, food and fitness, childhood infections, immunizations, and medical conditions.
know lots of ways to be healthy and have fun!
U.S. government interagency Kids' Portal
Provides easy, online access to nutrition.
- Let's Move
America's Move to Raise a Healthier Generation of Kids
- Safe Kids
National Safe Kids campaign website
Good resource for children and adults with ADD/ADHD
- FDA Kids
Good site for kids to learn about health, nutrition, and immunizations
Excellent information about various health conditions and diseases
- Merck Manual Online Home Edition
The Merck Manual is a standard when it comes to disease information
- Health Child Care America
- American Academy of Pediatrics
The official site of the American Academy of Pediatrics
- Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Pediatric Hospital
Atlanta's own children's hospital
- Mayo Clinic
The well-known Mayo Clinic's repository of child health information
- Johns Hopkins Children's Center
Johns Hopkins Children's Center offers one of the most comprehensive pediatric medical programs in the country.
- Emory Healthcare
- Dekalb Medical Center
We understand many women may be apprehensive or unsure at first about breastfeeding vs. bottle-feeding their baby. It’s normal to have many questions related to breastfeeding. Our doctors are here to support you.
La Leche League was founded to give information and encouragement, mainly through personal help, to all mothers who want to breastfeed their babies. The mission of La Leche League is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
Visit La Leche League for more information about breastfeeding.