Recommended Reading

Medical Conditions is the American Academy of Pediatrics' parent recourse website.
A pediatric Symptom Checker from the American Academy of Pediatrics
The Big Book of Symptoms, a book from the American Academy of Pediatrics
Acetaminophen and ibuprofen dosing chart – It is most accurate to calculate doses base on weight. Do not give ibuprofen (Motrin/Advil) to babies under 6 months or acetaminophen (Tylenol) to babies under 2 months without checking with your healthcare provider first.
Travel and Disease – comprehensive information from the Center for Disease Control

Child Safety
Child Passenger Safety – information from car seats to teen drivers
Find a car seat inspection station
Car Seat Helper phone app from Phoenix Children's Hospital
Food Safety and Foodborne Illness – information from the FDA
Product Alerts and Recalls by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission

Behavior and Parenting

1-2-3 Magic – book on discipline
Temperamental Tools – book on parenting based on your child's temperament
Caring for Your Baby: Birth to Age 5 – parenting book by the American Academy of Pediatrics
What to Expect: The First Year – The What to Expect series of books is a great age-specific resource manual.

Birth to Five Helpline: 877-705-KIDS (5437) – A free service for families of young children to speak with local developmental professionals. You can call or text and the helpline, which is staffed Monday to Friday 8 am to 8 pm.

Vaccine Safety and Information – Objective resource for parents with lots of information on vaccines.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Vaccines and Your Child, book by Paul Offit, MD – Great resource and easy read on vaccines, why and how they work, and the diseases they prevent.

Breast Feeding
Kelly Mom is a great resource for lots of breast feeding questions.
La Leche Leage has lots of breast feeding support and resources.
Find a Lactation Consultant

Arizona Poison Control
1-800-222-1222 -or- 602-253-3334

Taking Charge of ADHD – book for parents of children with ADD and ADHD
Driven to Distraction – book on coping with ADD and ADHD

North Scottsdale Pediatrics

  • Ironwood Office - 9827 N. 95th St. Suite 105, Scottsdale, AZ 85258 Phone: (480) 860-8488 Fax: (480) 860-8498
  • Deer Valley Office - 21807 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85255 Phone: (480) 860-8488 Fax: (480) 860-8498

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