Child Health Library

Our Health Library information does not replace the advice of a doctor. Please be advised that this information is made available to assist our patients to learn more about their health. Our providers may not see and/or treat all topics found herein.

baby iconInfant & Toddler Health

Babies are a joy but at times, a little overwhelming. When is a fever something to worry about? What’s the difference between colic and normal crying? What immunizations does your toddler need? Our topics can help you find the answers you’re looking for.

children icon Children’s Health

Children grow and change so quickly. Our Growth and Development topics can tell you what to expect at each stage of childhood. And our health topics can help you care for them when they’re sick.

teen icon Teen Health

Being a teenager can be tough. Whether you’re a teen or a parent, it’s smart to learn all you can about teen health issues.

mouse icon Interactive Tools

What Is Your Child’s BMI?

medications icon Medication Doses

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Interactive COVID Guide for Kids

Did you know that the Smithsonian Science Education Center has collaborated with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Inter Academy Partnership to help children between the ages of 8 to 17 years learn more on the science and social sciences associated with COVID-19?