Online Resources and Newsletters

 
At Torresdale Pediatrics we feel it is vital to keep our patients and families on top of the latest health information.  On this page you can find links to our own newsletters as well as links to other outside resources.
 Immunization Guidelines
 
There are new immunization guidelines for entrance into Pennsylvania schools. For more information, please click here.
Autism Resources 

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics [AAP], autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are one of the most common developmental disorders among children. Below are ASD resources for parents and their families. 

Parents can contact PA's CONNECT Helpline * 
1-800-692-7288
with questions and concerns about their 
child's development. 

* This helpline assists families in locating resources and providing information regarding child development for children ages birth to 5. CONNECT can assist parents by making a direct link to their county early intervention program or local preschool early intervention program.
Postpartum Depression

Click here to access a compiled list of local and national Postpartum Depression resources.
 
Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)

Click here to view the CDC's Vaccine Information Statements (VIS).  

Click the links below to view individual Vaccine Information Statements (VIS)  for vaccines we administer in our office:
 American Academy of Pediatrics [AAP] TiPP
 

 

 
 
A collection of printable PDF sheets about safety and injury prevention for all ages.
Newborn Corner
 
Reminder: did you add your new baby to your insurance plan?
 
Congratulations on the newest (and littlest) addition to your family! Below please find links to resources for parents of new babies.
 
 
E-Newsletters
 
We send monthly newsletters to let our patients and families know about new things happening at Torresdale Pediatrics! 

 
Articles of Interest
 
By Barb Warner, RN
 
"Antibiotics are wonderful. However, ONLY when used for bacterial infections. Antibiotics are useless against viral infections."
Online Resources
Symptom Checker, or "When to Call Us"
 
 
 
Pediatric Health Information
 

 
Kids' Wellness Tracker
 
 
Safe Kids Worldwide

Keep Kids Safe from Preventable Injuries


 
Home Fire Prevention & Safety Tips 
 
Parents Central: From Car Seats to Car Keys -- Keeping Kids Safe
 
 
American Academy of Pediatrics [AAP] Bright Futures

 
A national healthcare site promoting kids' health and well-being. They have many free downloads and additional tools available for purchase.
text4baby -- www.text4baby.org

To help more pregnant women and new moms get information about caring for their health and giving their babies the best possible start in life, the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition [HMHB] launched text4baby, the first free health text messaging service in the U.S.

215-638-0555  -  tpeds4kids@gmail.com  -  2217 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA 19020

Our email address is used for administrative requests only. Any questions specific to patient information or clinical questions should be submitted through our patient portal. Please click on the Patient Portal tab for more information.