KidsHealth

QualityTool

KidsHealth

Description

As part of the Nemours Foundation’s Center for Children’s Health Media, the KidsHealth Web site provides parents, kids, and teens with easy-to-understand information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. It also provides families with perspective and advice about a wide range of physical, emotional, and behavioral issues that affect children and teens. Content includes featured articles, questions and answers on hot topics, and interactive quizzes and games.

The Web site is divided into three sections that are tailored for each type of user: one for parents, one for kids, and one for teens.

The section for parents includes the following topics:

  • Pregnancy & newborns
  • Growth & development
  • Emotions & behavior
  • Positive parenting

The section for kids includes the following topics:

  • Feelings
  • How the body works
  • Staying safe
  • Health problems of grownups

The section for teens includes the following topics:

  • Your body
  • Sexual health
  • Drugs & alcohol
  • Diseases & conditions

Developer:

Nemours Center for Children's Health Media

Funding Sources:

Nemours Foundation

History

Release Date: 1995
Review Date: 2011
Original Summary: March 2011
Last Updated: 03/30/11

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