Healthy Living Hospital Resources Resources by Age

  • Children 0 - 5 years

    • Car Seat Information
    • First 5 California
      First 5 California is dedicated to improving the lives of California's young children and their families through a comprehensive system of education, health services, childcare, and other crucial programs. Since its creation nearly a decade ago, First 5 California has brought these critical services to millions of parents, caregivers and children ages 0 to 5, and we're striving to reach thousands more every day. This website contains useful information for parents of children ages 1-5 on health, education and services/support.
    • MyPlate
      One size doesn't fit all. MyPlate (formerly MyPyramid) offers personalized eating plans and interactive tools to help you plan / assess your food choices based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.  To print a "Healthy Plate for Children" poster, click here.
    • Blast Off Game
      An interactive computer game where kids can reach Planet Power by fueling their rocket with food and physical activity. “Fuel” tanks for each food group help students keep track of how their choices fit into MyPyramid.
    • Understanding Proper Meal Portions For Children
    • Food and Nutrition Information Center
      The Food and Nutrition Information Center - a leader in food and human nutrition information dissemination since 1971 - provides credible, accurate, and practical resources for nutrition and health professionals, educators, government personnel and consumers.
    • Keep Kids Healthy
      Keep Kids Healthy offers parents free parenting advice, online forums, info product recalls and pediatric news updated daily, an immunization schedule (just enter your child's date of birth and it will prepare a vaccine schedule according to the 2003 AAP recommendations), growth charts, asthma center (with customized peak flow calendars and action plans), breastfeeding center, a sophisticated baby name finder (which allows you to also enter multiple middle and last name to view different name combinations), a body mass index calculator to see if your kids are at risk of being underweight or overweight, height predictor, a lead poisoning screening quiz, plus info on kids nutrition, growth, development, common problems, diseases and conditions and infections in children.
  • Children 5 - 13 years

    • Ways to Enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition
      We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight..
      KidsHealth is more than just the facts about health. As part of The Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, KidsHealth also provides families with perspective, advice, and comfort about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens.
    • ZisBoomBah
      ZisBoomBah is a unique company dedicated to empowering children between the ages of 5 and 13 and their families' with just the right online tools to make healthy living achievable. How do we define just the right tool? Our team takes a unique approach to solving age-old problems, flipping them around to formulate new solutions. Then we present and connect with parents, children and experts to find just the right 'Oh yeah! Why didn't I think of that?' concept. This is the foundation for all our tools.