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​HealthyChildren.org publishes the following mobile apps for parents and families.

Healthy Children

Key articles and videos are available including Healthy Children E-Magazine as well as full access to the  HealthyChildren.org site when connected to the Internet. Quick tools like how to find a pediatrician by location and Ask a Pediatrician to help you get quick answers and access. And stay current with updates and messages from HealthyChildren when new information and apps are available. Price: FREE

KidsDoc

What should you do if your child develops a fever, cough, vomiting, rash, sore throat or head injury? When can your child return to school or child care after an illness? These are medical advice questions that all parents have. KidsDoc is designed especially for these times. Specific care guides help you make smart decisions on what level of care (if any) is needed and how to provide speedy symptom relief for minor illnesses or injuries that you can manage on your own. Price: $1.99

Car Seat Check

Quickly learn what car seat is right for your child based on age, height, and weight. Installation instruction videos, audio clips, and articles help you use the seat safely. Review the full sortable product guide updated for 2013, including prices and size limits. Price: $1.99

 

ADHD Tracker 1.0

Using the Vanderbilt Scales published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, this free app makes completing and submitting a behavioral assessment easier for parents and teachers of children ages 4 through 18 years who have already been diagnosed and treated for ADHD. Price: FREE

 

Iron Kids

Everything a young athlete age 8 and older needs to safely and effectively build strength, balance, fitness; and prepare to excel in sport and keep playing by preventing injury. This 45-minute workout is run by Jordan D. Metzl, MD, FAAP, nationally recognized sports medicine physician and 9-time Ironman triathlete and includes detailed demonstrations to work the core, upper body, and lower body. Price: $3.99

Child Health Tracker

Child Health Tracker gives you the power of on-demand access to your child(ren)’s health information, needs, and providers and in addition, provides AAP guidance on the vaccinations and milestones you should be expecting with each birthday. Also included are tools like parent handouts for each well child visit. Price: $4.99

 

Last Updated
9/12/2013
Source
American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2013)
The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician. There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.