Downloadable Patient Forms

Dosing Guides

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

Temperatures above 100.4 F in a baby younger than 3 months old should be considered 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 patient resources. We recommend the most recent edition for all titles. 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.

Patient Resources - Your Baby's First Year | Portland Pediatric Group

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

Check local availability:
Monroe County Library System

Patient Resources - Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems | Portland Pediatric Group

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

Check local availability:
Monroe County Library System

Patient Resources - 1-2-3- Magic | Portland Pediatric Group

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

Patient Resources - Vaccines and Your Child | Portland Pediatric Group

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 Patient Resources

KidsHealth
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.

Do you have a question?

Our nurses are always available by phone to answer any of your questions or concerns or to provide additional patient resources.