Resources By Age

Thank you for choosing Denver Health for your child’s health care. We want to partner with you on your child’s health. This includes physical, mental, and dental health. Below are some resources you may find useful. The topics include vaccines, sleep, nutrition, development, discipline, safety, and mental health. Please schedule an appointment with your child’s primary care provider if you have any questions.

12 to 18 years

Teenage Male

12 to 18 years

  • Denver Health Appointment Center: 303-436-4949
  • Denver Health Nurseline: 303-739-1211
  • MyChart: Sign up for this online health portal so you can communicate with your doctor, access your test results, schedule appointments, and request prescription refills
  • Findhelp.org: Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here

Immunizations:

General info for teens:

Mental Health:

  • Understanding Minor Consent and Confidentiality in Colorado

Mental health resources:

LGBTQ resources:

Drugs:

Gun safety:

Driving safety:

Nutrition:

Sleep:

5 to 11 years

child-on-bed

5 to 11 years

  • Denver Health Appointment Center: 303-436-4949
  • Denver Health Nurseline: 303-739-1211
  • MyChart: Sign up for this online health portal so you can communicate with your doctor, access your test results, schedule appointments, and request prescription refills
  • Findhelp.org: Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here

Immunizations: 

General information: Healthychildren.org

General safety: Safe Kids Worldwide (ESPAÑOL)

Car safety:

Poison: Colorado Poison Control Center

Water safety: Water Safety Handout

Gun safety:

Marijuana safe storage: Safe storage (Colorado Cannabis)

Screen/social media safety:

Puberty:

Discipline:

Healthy Eating:

Sleep: Sleep Foundation


3 to 4 years

3 to 4 years

  • Denver Health Appointment Center: 303-436-4949
  • Denver Health Nurseline: 303-739-1211
  • MyChart: Sign up for this online health portal so you can communicate with your doctor, access your test results, schedule appointments, and request prescription refills
  • Findhelp.org: Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here

Immunizations:

General information: Healthychildren.org

General safety: Safe Kids Worldwide (ESPAÑOL)

Car Safety: 

Poison: Colorado Poison Control Center

Water safety: Water Safety Handout 

Gun safety:

Marijuana safe storage: Safe storage (Colorado Cannabis)

Screen/social media safety:

Discipline:

Healthy Eating: 

Sleep: Sleep Foundation

Reading:

Play:

Potty training: Potty Training: Learning to the Use the Toilet (ZERO TO THREE)

School readiness:

Developmental Milestones:


18 to 23 months

Toddler playing

18 to 23 months

  • Denver Health Appointment Center: 303-436-4949
  • Denver Health Nurseline: 303-739-1211
  • MyChart: Sign up for this online health portal so you can communicate with your doctor, access your test results, schedule appointments, and request prescription refills
  • Findhelp.org: Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here

Immunizations:

General information: Healthychildren.org

General safety: Safe Kids Worldwide (ESPAÑOL)

Car safety:

Poison: Colorado Poison Control Center

Water safety: Water Safety Handout 

Gun safety:

Marijuana safe storage: Safe storage (Colorado Cannabis)

Screen/social media safety:

Discipline:

Healthy Eating:

Sleep:

Reading:

Play:

Potty training: Potty Training: Learning to the Use the Toilet (ZERO TO THREE)

Developmental Milestones:


12 to 17 months

12 to 17 months

  • Denver Health Appointment Center: 303-436-4949
  • Denver Health Nurseline: 303-739-1211
  • MyChart: Sign up for this online health portal so you can communicate with your doctor, access your test results, schedule appointments, and request prescription refills
  • Findhelp.org: Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here

Well child checkups and immunizations:

General information: Healthychildren.org

General safety: Safe Kids Worldwide (ESPAÑOL)

Car safety:

Poison: Colorado Poison Control Center

Water safety: Water Safety Handout 

Gun safety:

Marijuana safe storage: Safe storage | Colorado Cannabis

Screen/social media safety:

Discipline:

Healthy Eating:

Sleep:

Reading:

Play: The Power of Play - How Fun and Games Help Children Thrive (HealthyChildren.org)

Developmental Milestones:


9 to 11 months

9 to 11 months

  • Denver Health Appointment Center: 303-436-4949
  • Denver Health Nurseline: 303-739-1211
  • MyChart: Sign up for this online health portal so you can communicate with your doctor, access your test results, schedule appointments, and request prescription refills
  • Findhelp.org: Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here

Well child checkups and immunizations:

General information: Healthychildren.org

General safety: Safe Kids Worldwide (ESPAÑOL)

Car safety:

Poison: Colorado Poison Control Center

Water safety: Water Safety Handout

Gun safety:

Marijuana safe storage: Safe storage (Colorado Cannabis)

Nutrition:

Lactation:

 

Formula: Formula Feeding (HealthyChildren.org)

Solids:

Sleep:

Reading:

Play: The Power of Play - How Fun and Games Help Children Thrive (HealthyChildren.org)

Developmental Milestones:


6 to 8 months

6 to 8 months

  • Denver Health Appointment Center: 303-436-4949
  • Denver Health Nurseline: 303-739-1211
  • MyChart: Sign up for this online health portal so you can communicate with your doctor, access your test results, schedule appointments, and request prescription refills
  • Findhelp.org: Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here

Well child checkups and immunizations:

General information: Healthychildren.org

General safety: Safe Kids Worldwide (ESPAÑOL)

Car safety:

Poison: Colorado Poison Control Center

Water safety: Water Safety Handout 

Gun safety:

Marijuana safe storage: Safe storage (Colorado Cannabis)

Nutrition:

Lactation:

 

Formula: Formula Feeding (HealthyChildren.org)

Solids:

Sleep:

Reading:

Play: The Power of Play - How Fun and Games Help Children Thrive (HealthyChildren.org)

Developmental Milestones:


4 to 5 months

4 to 5 months

  • Denver Health Appointment Center: 303-436-4949
  • Denver Health Nurseline: 303-739-1211
  • MyChart: Sign up for this online health portal so you can communicate with your doctor, access your test results, schedule appointments, and request prescription refills
  • Findhelp.org: Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here

Well child checkups and immunizations:

General information: Healthychildren.org

General safety: Safe Kids Worldwide (ESPAÑOL)

Car safety:

Poison: Colorado Poison Control Center

Water safety: Water Safety Handout 

Gun safety:

Marijuana safe storage: Safe storage (Colorado Cannabis)

Nutrition:

Lactation:

 

Formula: Formula Feeding (HealthyChildren.org)

Sleep:

Reading:

Play: The Power of Play - How Fun and Games Help Children Thrive (HealthyChildren.org)

Developmental Milestones:


2 to 3 months


Mom-with-baby

2 to 3 months

  • Denver Health Appointment Center: 303-436-4949
  • Denver Health Nurseline: 303-739-1211
  • MyChart: Sign up for this online health portal so you can communicate with your doctor, access your test results, schedule appointments, and request prescription refills
  • Findhelp.org: Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here

Well child checkups and immunizations:

General information: Healthychildren.org

General safety: Safe Kids Worldwide (ESPAÑOL)

Car safety:

Poison: Colorado Poison Control Center

Water safety: Water Safety Handout 

Gun safety:

Marijuana safe storage: Safe storage (Colorado Cannabis)

Nutrition:

Lactation:

 

Formula: Formula Feeding (HealthyChildren.org)

Sleep:

Reading:

Play: The Power of Play - How Fun and Games Help Children Thrive (HealthyChildren.org)

Developmental Milestones:


0 to 2 months

Baby-in-blanket

0 to 2 months

  • Denver Health Appointment Center: 303-436-4949
  • Denver Health Nurseline: 303-739-1211
  • MyChart: Sign up for this online health portal so you can communicate with your doctor, access your test results, schedule appointments, and request prescription refills
  • Findhelp.org: Search and connect to support. Financial assistance, food pantries, medical care, and other free or reduced-cost help starts here

Well child checkups and immunizations:

General information: 

General safety: Safe Kids Worldwide (ESPAÑOL)

Car safety:

Poison: Colorado Poison Control Center

Water safety: Water Safety Handout

Gun safety:

Marijuana safe storage: Safe storage (Colorado Cannabis)

Nutrition:

Lactation:

 

Formula: Formula Feeding (HealthyChildren.org)

Sleep:

Reading:

Play: The Power of Play - How Fun and Games Help Children Thrive (HealthyChildren.org)

Developmental Milestones: