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Child Birth/Breastfeeding Resources/References

Catholic Health's "Health Connection"
(716) 447-6205
  • Childbirth Classes
  • Preparing to Breastfeed Classes
  • Siblings Classes


Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital
(716) 568-3628

  • Childbirth Classes
  • Pregnancy and Post Partum Depression Support Group


Additional Helplines:

  • The Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc.

Toll Free Helpline: 1-855-631-0001
(631) 422-2255
www.postpartumny.org
 

  • Postpartum Support International

1-800-944-4ppd (4773)
(Telephone Support)
www.postpartum.net

  • Postpartum Depression Support Helpline

1-800-773-6667

  • Father's Website

www.postpartumdads.org
 

  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital Childbirth Education Dept.

(716) 568-3628
www.kaleidahealth.org/childbirth

 
PARENT PLUS
Having trouble paying for diapers? Help is available
AAP News published 29 July 2013, 10.1542/aapnews.20130729-1
http://aapnews.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/aapnews.20130729-1v1

 

Behavioral Health Resources

  Click Below On The Links For More Information
 

Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen and Benadryl Dosing Charts 

Aspirin is NOT RECOMMENDED for any child

Acetaminophen Dosing Chart

Dosages may be repeated every four hours, but should not be given more than five times in twenty-four hours. (Note: Milliliter is abbreviated as ml; 5 ml equals 1 teaspoon [tsp]. Don't use household teaspoons, which can vary in size.)

Also known as Tylenol

Weight

Drops
80 mg/0.8 ml

Elixir
160 mg/5 ml

Chewable Tablets
80 mg tabs

6-11 bs
(2.7-5 kg)

Contact your doctor

n/a

n/a

12 - 17 lbs
(5.5 - 7.7 kg)

.8 ml

1/2 tsp

1 tab

18 - 23 lbs.
(8.2 - 10.5 kg)

1.2 ml

3/4 tsp

1 1/2 tabs

24 - 35 lbs
(10.9 - 15.9 kg)

1.6 ml

1 tsp

2 tabs

36 - 47 lbs
(16.3 - 21.4 kg)

2.4 ml

1 1/2 tsp

3 tabs

Ibuprofen dosing chart

Ibuprofen may be given every 6-8 hours

Also known as Motrin or Advil

Should not be given under 6 months of age

 

Weight

Infant's 
Drops

Children's 
Suspension

Chewable Tablets 
50 mg

Chewable Tablets 
100 mg

 

Dropperful

Teaspoon

Tablet

Tablet

12 - 17 lbs

1

1/2

 

 

18 - 23 lbs

2

1

2

1

24 - 35 lbs

3

1 1/2

3

1 1/2

36 - 47 lbs

 

2

4

2

48 - 59 lbs

 

2 1/2

5

2 1/2

60 - 71 lbs

 

3

6

3

72 - 95 lbs

 

4

8

4

Benadryl: Generic name - Dipenhydramine

Weight

Liquid
12.5 mg/5 ml

Chewables
12.5 mg

Adult Tab
  25mg

10-20 lbs

1/2 tsp

n/a

n/a

20-30 lbs

1 tsp

1 tab

n/a

30-40 lbs

1 1/2 tsp

1 1/2 tab

n/a

>40 lbs

2 tsp

2 tabs

1 tab

Dosages may be repeated every 6-8 hours, and should not be given more than 4 times in a 24 hour period.

Benadryl is generally sedating, but it is important to note that it will have the opposite reaction with a small percentage of children causing agitation. Always monitor for side effects when giving any medication. 

Educational Resources and Evidence Based Guidelines

Asthma:

National Asthma Education and Prevention Program, Third Expert Panel on the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Expert Panel  Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Bethesda (MD): National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (US);  2007 Aug. Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK7232/


Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder:

From the American Academy of Pediatrics:Clinical Practice Guideline: ADHD: Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis, Evaluation, and Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/128/5/1007.short/reply



Routine Well Child Examinations Under 2 Years of Age:
From the American Academy of Pediatrics Bright Futures:  Clinical Guidelines for Health Supervision of Infants, Children, and Adolescents, Third edition 
http://brightfutures.aap.org/pdfs/guidelines_pdf/1-bf-introduction.pdf