An excellent, all-around resource on child health and development topics from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Now available in Spanish as well!
Click here to find board-certified pediatricians in your area. Search by zip code, city, last name or specialty.
Visit Bridge to Benefits and click on the online screening tool find out if you may be eligible for Minnesota Health Care Programs, SNAP (food support), Child Care Assistance, cash assistance, emergency assistance, family planning, and breast and cervical cancer coverage.
You may also visit MNsure to compare plans and determine eligibility.
Parent Aware helps you find child care and early education providers in your area focused on high quality early learning and kindergarten readiness. Our one- to four-star ratings system – a free service – measures best practices identified by research that help children succeed in kindergarten and beyond
Developed by Mayo Clinic with funds from AAP
Developed by CentraCare Clinic with funds from AAP and HRSA
Family Voices of Minnesota helps families with children who have special health care needs and disabilities navigate systems of care.
PACER Center is a parent center for families of children and young adults with any disability. PACER provides individual assistance, workshops, publications, and other resources to help families make decisions about education and other services for their child or young adult with disabilities
Shriners Hospital offers complimentary screenings and second opinions for children with a condition of the bones, muscles or joints who would benefit from the specialized care of a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon.
Txt4Life provides suicide-prevention counseling to teens via text messaging.
Immunization Action Coalition, St. Paul, Minnesota
Moms Who Vax Blog
Pathways is a nonprofit providing early detection and early intervention for children’s sensory, motor, and communication development.
Help Me Grow provides information and referral resources for parents concerned about their young child's development.
Learn about the link between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and health
Camp Healthy U
Willow River, MN Date:
Cost: Sliding fee ($25-$630) Scholarships Available
Location: Eau Claire, WI
ECHO: "Breastfeeding Your Baby" video available in 6 languages
The Minnesota Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MNAAP) stands by the American Academy of Pediatrics' (AAP) policy statement on effective discipline, which strongly discourages the use of corporal punishment, including spanking, hitting or whipping, as a way to manage unwanted behavior in children.
Resources for parentsPositive Discipline: A Guide for Parents
Information from the Minnesota Department of Health about the program and why it's so important.
Parent videos (multiple languages) about fluoride varnish through the Minnesota Oral Health Coalition.
Access to dental care for low-income households through Give Kids a Smile.