Health and Nutrition Resources & Links

First 5 California Health Center

First 5 California Health Center - Information on Nutrition, Physical Activity, Oral Health, Checkups, When Kids Get Sick, Special Needs, and Safety

Women Infants and Children (WIC)

Women Infants and Children (WIC) -
Nutrition and education programs for low-income pregnant women and mothers with children from birth to 5 years old.

American Academy of Pediatrics Parenting Resources

American Academy of Pediatrics Parenting Resources -
Topics include Ages & Stages, Healthy Living, Safety & Prevention, Family Life, and Health Issues. 

The Resource Connection Food Bank

The Resource Connection Food Bank -
Clients that meet income guidelines receive an emergency supply of food every thirty days; food pantries are open throughout the county at specific times.

Healthy Children Magazine

Healthy Children Magazine

American Academy of Pediatrics
In addition to providing parents with reliable, pediatrician backed guidance, this e-magazine provides readers with an interactive experience that includes Multimedia content, quick tips and resource links.

Mom’s Mental Health Matters (graphic)

Postpartum Support International

Postpartum Support International
Support and resources for pregnant and new mothers experiencing prenatal and postpartum mood and anxiety disorders, or depression.

Maternal Depression (Centers for Disease Control website)

Maternal Depression (Centers for Disease Control website) - Symptoms and Seeking Treatment Information

Welltopia (CA Dept. of Health Care Services)

Welltopia (CA Dept. of Health Care Services) - Created to encourage and inspire you to find your best self. Well Body. Well Mind. Well Spirit. Some topics are Good Food, Family, Stress Relief, Mental Health, and Get Moving.

Potter the Otter Interactive website

Potter the Otter Interactive website
Potter the Otter is the champion for water and the mascot of the Rethink Your Drink campaign. Rethink Your Drink encourages families to consider water over sugar-sweetened drinks. This website is animated, interactive, and features kid-friendly activities to help families understand why water is the best choice.

Covered California

Kids Health

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Information on developmental milestones, positive parenting tips, child development basics, child mental health, scientific articles and research and free materials.

Safe Kids CA

Safe Kids CA
Car & Road Safety, Home Safety, Play Safety, and Product Recalls.

Oral Health

My Children’s Teeth (American Academy of Pediatric Dentists)

My Children’s Teeth (American Academy of Pediatric Dentists) - Education and resources for your family

Mouth Healthy (American Dental Association)

Mouth Healthy (American Dental Association) - Topics include Baby Teeth, Baby Bottle, Thumb sucking, Breast Feeding, and Brushing among many others.

Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives

First 5 California Oral Health Resources

Mom's Guide to Caring for Little Teeth