Useful Resources for Parents
Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children wants parents to feel empowered to take an active role in their children's health care. Below, you will find a variety of resources to help you take the best care of your child at home as well as a few to help you work with your child's health care team to ensure the best possible care.
- Find A Doctor
- Height/Weight Conversion Chart
- Health Library (Condition Information)
- Informational Classes & Events
- Medication Dosing Recommendations (Tylenol/Advil)
- Emergency Tips for Babysitting Grandparents
- When to take Your Child to the ER
First Call® for Children has the answers to your after-hours medical questions. When the doctor’s office is closed, call FIRST CALL® for Children 303-563-3300. Out of Denver area call toll-free 1-877-647-7440 FREE Nurse Advice Line: 5 p.m. - 8 a.m. Mon. - Fri. 24 hours on weekends, and holidays.
If you think your child is having a life-threatening medical emergency, call 9-1-1.
Poison Control: 1-800-222-1222
In the News
Health Screening Recommendations
The American Academy of Pediatrics is advising three new health screenings (and one to avoid) for your child. Learn more in our Rocky Mountain Kids magazine>>
What are Your Children Drinking?
Fluids are an important part of your child's nutrition intake. Learn more about beverage recommendations in our Rocky Mountain Kids magazine>>
Study Finds 73 Percent of American Children Consume Caffeine Daily
CBS4 offers a story with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children about the dangers of too much caffeine for children>>