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Pediatric Interactive Tools

Calculator

  • Children's BMI Calculator - BMI, or body mass index, uses weight and height to calculate weight status for adults. BMI for children and teens also takes into account gender and age because healthy body fatness differs between boys and girls and changes as they grow. This BMI calculator will help you determine if your child is at a healthy weight.

  • Children's Body Mass Index

  • Child's Adult Height Tool - You'll need to know mom and dad's current height to help calculate the estimate of how tall the child will be when she or he becomes an adult.

  • Child's Estimated Adult Height Calculator - You'll need to know mom's and dad's current height to help calculate the estimate of how tall the child will be when she or he becomes an adult.

  • Immunization Calendar - Immunizations are one of the best ways to keep your child healthy and avoid serious illness.

Quizzes

  • Child Development Quiz - Answer this one: When riding in a motor vehicle, how tall should a child be to sit in a regular seat and use an adult seat belt instead of a being strapped into a car safety seat or booster seat?

  • Childhood Asthma Quiz - Asthma is a disease that affects the lungs. It is the most common long-term disease of children. Test your knowledge of living with asthma with this quiz.

  • Childhood Health Quiz - Answer this one: What's the optimum age range for learning during childhood?

  • Common Cold Quiz - True or false: More than 200 viruses cause colds.

  • Disease Prevention Quiz - Answer this one: Which is the most important hygiene habit to teach young children? Learn the answer to this and other prevention questions by taking this multiple choice quiz.

  • E. Coli Illness Quiz - As a source of foodborne illness, E. coli bacteria can be deadly. But aren't E. coli also regular residents of our intestines? When do E. coli become the "bad guys"? To learn more about this common bacterium, take the following quiz.

  • Ear Infection Quiz - Infections of the middle ear, called otitis media, seem to be a common badge of childhood. Seventy-five percent of children experience at least one episode of otitis media by their birthday. How much do you know about this illness?

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Quiz - Ear, nose, and throat problems affect both children and adults. Knowing how to prevent them and how to treat them if they occur can help you stay healthy. See what you know about the ears, nose, and throat by taking this true-false quiz.

  • Germs Quiz - Germs: We find them everywhere— or they find us. It seems we can't avoid them. We spend a lot of time worrying about picking them up, sharing them, and losing them. But what do we really know about germs? Take this quiz to find out.

  • Growth Plate Quiz - True or false: The growth plate most often fractured is in the ankle? Learn the answers to important questions about the growth plate by taking this quiz.

  • Hazardous Materials in the Home Quiz - Bleach, ant killer, and gasoline are poisons commonly found in the home. But plenty of other toxic or hazardous chemicals fill our shelves and cupboards, and some of them may surprise you. Hairspray, for instance, is highly flammable. Learn more about these chemicals by taking this quiz.

  • Head Lice Quiz - True or false: Head lice travel from one person's head to another's by jumping. Check out this and other answers to true-false questions about head lice.

  • Help Your Child Say Good-Bye to Ear Infections - Ear infections can make even the most cheerful baby miserable. Take this quiz to see who much you know about this common illness.

  • Pet Diseases Quiz - Dogs and cats and birds and hamsters. Snakes and guinea pigs and turtles. The family pet can be a source of joy and companionship, no matter what kind of animal it is. Sometimes, however, your favorite animal can be a source of illness. Learn more about pets and disease by taking this multiple-choice quiz.

  • Poisonous Houseplants Quiz - Whether you have just a couple of houseplants or a whole indoor jungle, you know how much plants can add to your home ambience. But those very flowers and leaves can also attract young children or pets that don't know to leave houseplants alone. Find out about those plants that are poisonous by taking this quiz.

  • Smallpox Quiz - Smallpox was once found throughout the world, causing illness and death wherever it occurred.

  • Stinging Insects Quiz - Picnics and barbecues and pottering in the garden are some of the delights of summer. For some people, though, these pleasant pastimes are ruined by a fear of bees and wasps and other things that sting. Should you worry? Find out by taking this true-false quiz.

  • Summer Sun Exposure Quiz - Hot weather, clear skies, and extra leisure time in the summer mean that many people spend hours in the sun. Lengthy sun exposure can raise the risk for skin cancer if you don't take steps to protect yourself.

  • Toilet Training Quiz - Answer this one: Which behaviors indicate that your child may be ready to learn to use the toilet? Learn the answer to this and other questions by taking this multiple choice quiz.

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