Resources & Articles

Check here for great resources for information regarding your kid's health.

Web Sites:

American Academy of Pediatrics



Dedicated to the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
 

Lurie Children's Hospital

 

Lurie Children's, formerly Children's Memorial Hospital, is one of the top pediatric providers in the Midwest

Advocate Illinoise Masonic Medical Center



Provides cancer care, obstetrics, women's health, and heart/vascular services in Chicago, IL as well as a physician directory.

Articles to check out:

INFANT FEEDING



An investigation of Cronobacter bacteria illness in infant by the FDA and CDC
 

PARENTAL SMOKING DANGERS

 

Does smoking during pregnancy alter the vascular structure of children at 5 years of age? Read to find out!

SYMPTOM CHECKER



Is your child sick? Figure out what to do now and what to do next.

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More Resources:

Medical Expense Resources

  1. Medication Assistance Programs

 2.Free Immunization Programs​: Chicago residents. (Non Chicago residents can call 217- 522-5687 IDPH for information.

  • Children 0-18 yrs of age at no out of pocket expense. Call before you go for clinic hours. All under insured or uninsured and children under public insurance can receive vaccinations at the clinics listed below:

    • ​Uptown WIC: 845 W.Wilson Ave, 2nd Level, Ph: 312 742-3227
    • Roseland Community WIC:11255 S. Michigan  PH: 773-785-1173

    • Greater Lawn WIC : 4150W. 55th street Ph: 312 747-5416

    • Lower West WIC: 1713 S. Ashland Avenue,Ph:312-743-1198

Community Service locator /  WebLink

ARK Chicago- Need Based Free Services /  WebLink

General Children's Health information

Teen Health/adolescent Health Topics /  WebLink

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Parenting resources

Nutrition and Health, 

Behavioral Health

ADD /  WebLink

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Bipolar Information /  WebLink

Peripartum depression: Help with child, adolescent and perinatal mental health 

1-866-986-2778 or 1-866-986-ASST

Adolescent /Teenagers support groups weblink https://www.psychologytoday.com/US/groups/adolescents-teenagers-14-19/il/chicago

Adolescent/ teenagers adjustment support/ gender dysphoria: https://www.psychologytoday.com/US/therapist/il/chicago

Postpartum Depression-Evanston Hospital Maternal program -Open to all /  WebLink

Breast Feeding support:

Breast Pump renta:

Medela- https://www.medelabreastfeedingus.com/breastpump-rental

Neb Medical services

breast pump

 rental: https://yummymummystore.com/pump-rental

Call office for other resources

Common Conditions

Food Allergy Network-FAAN@Foodallergy.org /  WebLink

Special Needs Information

 

The ARC of Illinois-Important resource site and Guide /  WebLink

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Rare Illnesses

Cancer Support group-Free /  WebLink

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