University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s offers the following resources, tools and educational information to help parents keep their kids healthy and safe.
Pediatric Drug Dosage Information
Learn about the proper drug dosage to give to a child depending on his or her weight, indications for medicines and age limits for each drug.
Our pediatric experts are always on hand to answer questions about your child’s health. Call to talk to one of our pediatric nurses 24/7, or ask us a question online. You can also browse our symptom checker, read up on a variety of children’s health topics, and much more.
Ages and Stages
As a parent, you want to know what to expect at every stage of your child’s life – from the first day you bring them home as a newborn, through the toddler years, school age, tweens, teens, and beyond. Our ages and stages section provides vital information on growth and development milestones, and on various health and wellness topics that affect your child through the years. These include not only issues affecting their physical health, but also their mental, emotional and social well-being.
Choosing a Pediatrician
At UH Rainbow, we believe that finding the right health care provider for your child is one of the most important decisions you can make. We recommend that all parents-to-be begin this selection process in the final months of pregnancy to ensure their child will receive expert, seamless care from the moment they are born.
Facts About Immunizations
At UH Rainbow, we believe that one of the most important things you can do to protect your children’s health is to make sure they receive all of their recommended vaccinations in a timely manner. Vaccines protect against potentially life-threatening illnesses and the world’s leading children’s health experts all agree that they are completely safe and effective. Learn the facts about immunizations as well as the recommended timetable for children to receive their vaccinations.
Additional Resources for Health Information
Check out of list of recommended websites and resources for information on a variety of children’s health topics, including issues such as ADHD and autism, allergies and asthma, nutrition and obesity, sleep problems, immunizations and more.