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Patient Health Education Portal: Baby Health (Newborn and Infant)

The patient's guide to authoritative health information on the Internet.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Milestone Tracker App (English and Spanish)

Use app to track milestones from age 2 months to 5 years with CDC’s easy-to-use illustrated checklists.

Download it free in English and Spanish!

American Academy of Pediatrics:

  • Provides information on developmental stages, healthy living practices, safety, conditions A-Z, injuries and emergencies and a list of vaccine preventable diseases.
  • Includes apps for families, an e-magazine, and parent webinars.
  • Spanish version available.

American Academy of Pediatrics:

Ages and Stages - Preemie

Nemours Foundation:


National Library of Medicine:

Infant and Newborn Care

Provides information on the many changes a baby will go through during the first year of life including:‚Äč

Nemours Foundation:

Ages and Stages: Common Conditions in Newborns

  • Provides information on common conditions during the newborn period
  • Spanish version available.


March of Dimes:

March of Dimes

March of Dimes fights for the health of all moms and babies including empowering families with the knowledge and tools to have healthier pregnancies. 

Click on "Health Topics" for Information on:



Complications & Loss

Tools and Resources



Contact A Librarian

Do you need help finding health information? Contact our clinical librarian.

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Disclaimer: The librarians at Darnall Medical Library are happy to respond to requests for health information from WRNMMC patients and families. The librarians are not doctors and cannot provide medical advice or interpret the information provided. Only health care providers can evaluate how health information may apply to a patient's specific situation, discuss medical conditions, and make health-related recommendations and suggestions.

Links, photos, or content shared from another site do not indicate endorsement by WRNMMC or by any other federal agency. Advice on the treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a physician who has examined that patient or is familiar with that patient's medical history.

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Special thanks to the patients, families and providers of WRNMMC.  Special thanks to S. Echelmeyer for graphic image designs.

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