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Providing adequate and proper nutrition for your growing child is fundamental for normal growth and development. Listed in the directory below you will find additional information regarding age-specific nutritional tips, for which we have provided a brief overview in the Important Information box.

This section was compiled from a variety of sources including the online resources listed below, but is not intended to substitute or replace the professional medical advice you receive from your child's physician. The content provided here is for informational purposes only, and was not designed to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease. Please consult your child's physician with any questions or concerns you may have regarding your condition.

This page contains links to other World Wide Web sites with information about growth and development. We hope you find these sites helpful, but please remember we do not control or endorse the information presented on these Web sites, nor do these sites endorse the information contained here.

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Academy of Dermatology
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Academy of Otolaryngology
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
American Association of Orthodontics
American Dental Association
American Medical Association
American Psychiatric Association
American Psychological Association
American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngologists
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
National Attention Deficit Disorder Association

National Eye Institute
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institute of Mental Health
National Library of Medicine
National Mental Health Association
US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Contact Information

Driscoll Children's Hospital
3533 S. Alameda Street
Corpus Christi, Texas 78411

(361) 694-5000
(800) DCH-LOVE or (800) 324-5683

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