Downloadable Patient Forms

Dosing Guides

For pain and fever control, it is fine to use generic acetaminophen or ibuprofen instead of a more expensive brand.
Infants’ acetaminophen dose chart 

For temperature above 100.4 F in a baby younger than 3 months old, call. This is an emergency.
Infants’ ibuprofen dose chart 

6 months and older only.
Children’s acetaminophen dose chart
Children’s ibuprofen dose chart

Recommended Reading

Here are some books we have found to be reliable sources of information. For all books we recommend the most recent edition. These books are available to purchase in stores and, in many cases, to borrow from the public library. Also consider browsing the many parenting titles at the American Academy of Pediatrics shop.

Your Baby’s First Year, 4th edition (2015) edited by Steven P. Shelov, M.D.

Check local availability:
Monroe County Library System

Solve Your Child’s Sleep Problems: Completely Revised and Updated (2006) by Richard Ferber, M.D.

Check local availability:
Monroe County Library System

1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12, 6th edition (2016) by Thomas W. Phelan, Ph.D.

Check local availability:
Monroe County Library System

Vaccines and Your Child: Separating Fact from Fiction (2011) by Paul Offit, M.D. and Charlotte Moser

Check local availability:
Monroe County Library System

Group Handouts

Helpful Sites

For general info about specific conditions. Articles are targeted for both parents and kids.

Zero to Three
Information on early childhood development.

Healthy Children
Good for official policies and recommendations. They also have Symptom Checker.

Kids Out and About 
A lot of ideas for fun activities in the Rochester area.

Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity

Problems with attention require a comprehensive evaluation. An accurate diagnosis must be made before a treatment plan can be determined. These forms can be filled out by parents and teachers and brought to your visit with your doctor.