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General Health and Wellness

American Academy of Pediatrics - Resources for prenatal through early adult - growth & development, common illnesses, safety & injury prevention, etc.

Boston Children's Hospital:  A comprehensive list of information on specific diseases

Harvard Center on the Developing Child : An important resource regarding the importance of child development and well-being 

Core Concepts in Early Development: Short multimedia presentations about the importance of experience on childhood brain development 

The Teenage Brain - the developing brain and its effect on teen behavior 

Parents Plus - from the American Academy of Pediatrics - up to date information on current health issues. 

Porter Medical Center - Community Health Programs, including Expectant Parent and Breastfeeding classes

 

Safety and Injury Prevention Information

Product Safety Recalls - US Consumer Product Safety Commission  

Children's Hospital at Dartmouth - Health and Safety Information

Injury prevention - from the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth

Safety & Injury/Illness Prevention - from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Community Safety Programs - from University of Vermont Medical Center 

Ride PHAT - Protect Head At All Times sports/recreation helmet safety information

Car Seat Safety from University of Vermont Medical Center 

Safekids Injury prevention and car seat safety                                                                                                                                  

SIDS prevention information Back to Sleep

Diet and Physical Activity

Registered Dietician, Kathleen Van De Weert, is in the office on Thursdays from 8am-4:30pm.  Call today for your free appointment! 

Healthy, Active Living for Families - nutrition and wellness tools and resources for kids of all ages from the American Academy of Pediatrics 

Women, Infants, and Children - WIC of Vermont

Fit and Healthy Vermonters - nutrition and physical activitiy resources from the Vermont Department of Health 

Healthy Snacks for Kids - quick tips for parents from the US Department of Health and Human Resources 

MyPlate - USDA Nutrition Website 

Recipe Finder - 600 low cost and nutritious recipes

Let's Move - physical activity ideas and resources for kids and families 

 

Breastfeeding Information and Support

 

Women, Infants, and Children - WIC of Vermont Breastfeeding Info

La Leche League of Vermont

Breastfeeding Services - at the University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington, VT

KellyMom.com - Evidence Based pregnancy, breastfeeding, and parenting resource 

Natural Beginnings VT - Lactation Consultant Vicky Kirby - based out of Middlebury, VT

Lactation Resources of Vermont - breastfeeding information and support statewide

 

 

Child Care Resources

Child Care - Resources for parents from the Vermont Department of Children and Families - includes registered daycares and information on financial assistance for daycare

Middlebury Area Child Care - listing from Middlebury College of some of the child care providers in the area

 

 

Mental Health Services and Resources

Counseling Service of Addison County - based out of Middlebury with locations throughout the county 

Talking PaintBrush Counseling - Art Therapy & Counseling for behavioral issues in Vergennes, VT - accepts Medicaid 

Turning Point Center of Addison County - substance recovery support services 

Vermont Department of Mental Health - resources by county

 

Middlebury Area Activities

minibury.com - An insider's guide to family friendly activities in Middlebury                                                                                                                                          

Parks and Recreation Department - Middlebury, VT - activities and programs for all Addison County residents 

Addison Central Teens - Middlebury's Teen Center that serves ACSU adolescents in 7th-12th grade

 


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