Women's Health
Child and Adolescent Health

Health A to Z


Health Statistics Well-Woment Chart Healthy Living by Age

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This section of the Women's Health web site has detailed information on medical, dental, and safety for kids and teens. Information is also included about children with special healthcare needs, mental health and a whole lot more!

Ages Birth to 3

Ages 11-14

Ages 4-5

Ages 15-17

Ages 6-10


General Health Topics
Best Bones Forever
Eating Disorders
Iowa Immunization Law
Oral Health

VERB - encouraging tweens to be physically active
The A-Z of Student Health
Meditation and College
Sleep and Anxiety in Late Childhood

Child Care
Healthy Child Care Iowa
Iowa Child Care
Child Care Publications - ISU Extension

Bullying Prevention
Suicide Prevention

Sexual Health
Teen Sexual Health

Injury Prevention/Safe Kids
Consumer Product Safey Commission
Lead Poisoning Prevention
Iowa Poison Control

Special Needs
Renters Rights
Home Modifications for Special Needs
Vocational Training for Special Needs
Special Needs Checklist

Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse Guide for Parents
Your Life Iowa
Drug Rehab
Iowa Department of Public Health: Bureau of Substance Abuse

The Addiction Center
Alcohol Assessment
Teen Substance Use and Risks

State Programs/Organizations
Iowa Department of Education: Iowa Early Childhood Network
Iowa Department of Public Health: Bureau of Nutrition and Physical Activity
Iowa Department of Public Health: Bureau of Family Health
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Early Childhood Iowa

Phone Resources/Important Numbers to Know
Iowa Healthy Families Line - 1-800-369-2229
Teen Line – 1-800-443-8336 (Teen)
Iowa Child Abuse Hotline – 1-800-362-2178
Iowa Substance Abuse Information Center – 1-866-242-4111
Iowa Poison Control – 1-800-222-1222

Mental Health
Antidepressant for Pediatric Patients
Child and Adolescent Mental Health publications
Suicide and Depression Awareness for Students
Maintaining Mental Health In College
Suicide Prevention In College
A Parents Guide to Suicide Prevention
Helping Children Grow Up Healthy - Mind and Body
Children's Mental Health Facts
Addiction Treatment Resources
How to Manage Student Stress
Sleep and Mental Health
Guide to Managing Anxiety and Sleep
Addiction and Sleep

Family Violence Center
Prevent Child Abuse Iowa
Teen Dating Violence

Health Care Coverage
hawk-i (Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa)

Feeding Your Newborn
Child and Adolescent Nutrition
Food Pyramid Resources
Pick a better snack
WIC (Special Supplementation Nutrition
Program for Women, Infants and Children)

Student Nutrition/Fitness Guide
Guidebook to Student Fitness and Nutrition
Developing Healthy Habits in School
Health Review: A Complete Guide to Nutrition and Fitness

Helpful Links/Resources
American Academy of Pediatrics
4 Girls Health
Kids Health
Early Childhood Family Support
Dealing with College Stress

Physical Activity
We Can!
How Much Physical Activity Do Children Need?
Iowa State Parks
Iowa Multi Use Trails
Guide to Extracurricular Activities in School

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Funding for this project was provided by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.