The following guides and articles cover a range of health topics, with tips for parents, tips for kids and teens, recommended reading/viewing, and crisis resources put together by the pediatric experts at CHOC and Los Alamitos Pediatrics. These guides are not meant to replace your child’s professional healthcare team, but rather, to supplement it by giving you helpful tips and tools all in one place.
Ages & Stages
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How to prepare your teen to manage their own medical care
An expert from the Adolescent to Adult Bridge (A2B) program at CHOC helps parents transition their teens from a pediatric to adult doctor.
Asthma and kids: What parents should know
A CHOC expert offers advice for asthma signs, treatment for asthma and how kids with asthma can exercise and play sports.
A parent’s ultimate guide to periods
A CHOC expert discusses what to expect from their preteen or teen’s period, answers questions and gives advice about menstruation.
An ultimate guide to avoiding indoor triggers for kids with asthma and allergies
A CHOC expert offers a guide to common indoor allergy triggers and prevention techniques including information on humidifiers and air filters.
How to keep kids calm while waiting for care at the emergency department or doctor’s office
CHOC child life specialists offer tips for parents to help keep their kids endure long wait times at the doctor’s office or ED.
How music can benefit your child’s mental health
A CHOC music therapist explains the benefits of music for mental health, and how families can practice music at home for stress relief.