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Links of Interest

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services provides these links for information and reference purposes only. The Cabinet has no control or influence over the content and maintenance of these pages and makes no endorsement with respect to the accuracy of information provided by these sites.

GovBenefits.gov
This link is a free, easy-to-use Web site listing government benefits and assistance programs.

USDA 
Food and Nutrition American Library Association Resources for Parents, Teens and Kids

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
Provides information and related links to parent-friendly resources throughout the CDC Web site.

CDC Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System (PedNSS) and the Pregnancy Nutrition Surveillance System (PNSS) 
The program-based Pediatric Nutrition Surveillance System and the Pregnancy Surveillance System monitor the nutritional status of low-income infants, children and women in federally funded maternal and child health programs.

Beginning with Books Center for Early Literacy

Helping Your Children Become Better Readers

The American Dietetic Association Food and Nutritional Information
ADA provides timely and objective food and nutrition information for consumers, health professionals and ADA members.

Kentucky Children's Health Insurance Program (KCHIP)

Born to Read: How to Raise a Reader

American Library Association Resources for Parents, Teens and Kids

National WIC Association
For additional information regarding the WIC Program, legislative issues, up-dates, etc.

LaLeche League
Provides information about breastfeeding issues.

Zero to Three
Contains information about brain development and other issues related to early childhood development.

Childbirth
Presents information regarding pregnancy and childbirth.

I Am Your Child
Provides information about early childhood development and resources for parents.

March of Dimes
Find breaking news and statistics on maternal and infant health on this Web site. Access a resource center by selecting One on One Info and receive informed answers to your questions about pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, birth defects, genetics, drug use and exposure to environmental hazards during pregnancy and related topics.

USDA Nutrition Web Site
The USDA has launched a new nutrition Web site to help people find answers to nutrition and food related questions. This site is a comprehensive source of information about nutrition and dietary guidance from multiple government agencies.

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
This site provides professionals and parents with information on specific childhood health and safety issues as well as the opportunity to order materials produced by the AAP.

National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA)
Provides professionals and parents with information on child care options as well as a quarterly newsletter for parents.

National SAFE KIDS Campaign
Provides parents and professionals with safety tips and resources product recalls, and national and state child safety laws and regulations.

 

Last Updated 8/14/2008