Child and Teen Health

Disclaimer: This information should not be considered as medical advice. It is not to be used in place of a visit with a doctor, nurse or other healthcare professional. If you have questions about your individual medical situation, please consult with your healthcare professional.


See also Nutrition page.

See also Vaccinations page.


 From Tiny Tot to Toddler Guide (Institut nationale de santé public du Québec)

 Montreal Children's Hospital 

 Montreal Families (Locally-owned business that provides local information and professional advice to enhance all aspects of parenting and family life)

 CHU-Sainte-Justine (Mother and Child University Hospital Center at the Université de Montréal)

 About Kids Health  (Toronto Sick Kid’s Hospital)

 Caring for Kids [Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS)]

 Caring for Kids New to Canada Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS)] (Dieticians of Canada)

 Child Car Seat Safety (Government of Canada)

 Encyclopedia on Early Child Development (Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development, supported by Université Laval and Université de Montréal)


 Medline Plus Children's page (US National Library of Medicine)

 Brigham and Women's Hospital (Teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School)

 Children's Heart Foundation  [US organization solely dedicated to funding congenital heart defect (CHD) research]

 KidsHealth (US non-profit children's health system)

 Zero to Three (US-based global non-profit policy center focused on child development)



 Youth Health (Government of Canada)

 Caring for Kids - Teen Health (Canadian Paediatric Society)

 Teen Health Source (Planned Parenthood Toronto)

 Teen Talk (Manitoba’s largest Youth Health Education Program)

 Sex & U (Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada)


 Medline Plus Teen Health (US National Library of Medicine)

 KidsHealth - For Teens (US non-profit children's health system)

 BrainPOP Health (Created by a US doctor to explain difficult concepts to young patients)

 Above the Influence (Created as a part of the US National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, linked to the non-profit Partnership  for Drug-free kids)

 Go Ask Alice! (Supported by a team of Columbia University health professionals)

 Scarleteen (US-based independent, grassroots sexuality and relationships education and support organization and website) 

 Sex, Etc.  (US magazine and website on sexual health that is written by teens, for teens)

 TeenHealthFX (Morristown Medical Center, New Jersey)


Advice for Parents of Teens

 Caring for Kids - How to Talk with Your Teen (Canadian Paediatric Society)

 Alcohol Consumption, Drug Use and Gambling: Helping Teenagers (Government of Quebec)

 How to Talk with Your Teen about Drugs (Government of Canada)

 Tips for Talking with Your Teen (Registered charity Drug Free Kids Canada)

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