The American Academy of Pediatrics is a national organization of pediatricians that sets standards and dictates policies related to the health and well being of children. 



This website published by the AAP is made specifically for parents. It is much more user friendly than the AAP website. It is a trusted source for a variety of health information for babies, children, and adolescents. Here, you can research anything from illness to nutrition to development. 



The Center for Disease Control and Prevention is a national public health institute of the United States. This federal agency is tasked with protecting the public by preventing and controlling disease and injury. Although the website it a bit overwhelming, it is full of expert information on health and safety. The travelers section is imperative for any one taking a trip.