Published on January 01, 2020

Pediatric Blue Book

Being a parent can be exciting and rewarding but has its challenges. You may have many questions about your child’s health, especially during their first few years of life. That’s why the pediatric care team at Grand River Medical Group created the Pediatric Blue Book [PDF].

The Purpose of This Booklet

The purpose of the Pediatric Blue Book [PDF] is to provide advice for treating common health problems your child may face. Our goals are to help you develop your parenting skills, offer advice as needed, and provide the medical care your child needs during the exciting and important years ahead.

Well-Infant Care

Find helpful information for you and your child on:

  • Allergies
  • Dental information
  • Diaper rash
  • Introducing new foods
  • Nutrition and vitamins
  • Routine exams and immunizations schedules
  • Skin care

Sick Child Care

Get the information you need if your child experiences:

  • Accidents, injuries, or bites
  • Chicken pox
  • Colds, cough, or upper respiratory infection
  • Constipation
  • Dehydration
  • Ear infection
  • Fever
  • Poisoning
  • Rashes
  • Sore throat
  • Vomiting or diarrhea

Medicine for Children

Access the correct dosage information for:

  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  • Allergy medicine
  • Ibuprofen (Motrin)
  • Rash medications

Additional Questions?

This Pediatric Blue Book [PDF] serves as a guideline to answer some of the most common general questions parents have. If you have more specific questions, contact your child’s primary pediatrician or family medicine doctor.

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Call 563-557-9111 or view our online physician directory to find a pediatrician or family medicine doctor near you.

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