Chronic disease management
Preventive health visits
or Well checks
Caring for the medical needs of children is one of the most gratifying aspects of my life. I work to improve their health so they may grow, develop, learn and play in good health.
NYU Langone Child Study Center Webinars
Excellent parenting webinars on topics such as effective parenting, managing stress, and improving emotional health.
Child Protective Services
If you see a child is being abused or neglected, contact CPS. In Georgia, it is the Department of Family and Children's Services (DFACS). Call 911 for emergencies.
GA Crisis Access Line
24/7/365 Crisis intervention call center for developmental disabilities, mental health, drugs and alcohol emergencies
Top website for breastfeeding moms providing education, preparation and resources. Provides breastfeeding pumps, clothes clothes and accessories. Covers the entire period from pregnancy to post-partum.
CDC's Act Early
Track your child's developmental milestones in how they walk, play, speak, learn and move. Offers a Milestone Tracker app. Find guidance on early intervention if delays are detected. www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/
Nemours Kids Health
My favorite online site for patient education materials for parents, children and educators, covering acute and chronic illnesses. Materials available in print and video. Information is also available in Spanish.
GA Poison Control
24/7 Helpline is staffed by trained specialists. Online and telephone support is available for suspect and known poisonings.
(404) 616-9287 (TDD)
GA Tobacco Quit Line
Counselors available 24/7 to help you to quit smoking.
English: (877) 270-STOP (7867)
Spanish: (877) 2NO- FUME
Hearing impaired: (877) 777-6534
Interpreters are available.
Report: What's in my Baby's Food?
Landmark baby food study that all parents should be aware of reporting on the presence of heavy metals in baby foods and homemade foods.
Babies Can't Wait
Early intervention program for children up to age 3 years. Offered through the state of Georgia for babies with high risk medical conditions.
Kids in Need of Defense
Legal resources and representation for minors referred by an immigration service, who have been persecuted, trafficked, abused or faced other safety risks. (202) 824-8680