Children’s health websites worth following on Facebook

If your family includes a child with chronic health concerns, you could probably use a little information and inspiration. Here are some great places to get both!

If you’re the parent of a child with health concerns, you need information…and a little inspiration certainly doesn’t hurt. Where can you get it? Not from the news, that’s for sure. One good place to find communities that can help you learn from and connect with others interested in children’s health is on Facebook. The key is following the right information “gatekeepers”. Below are some of our favorites from the categories of children’s hospitals and organizations. Of course, there are thousands more, but if your time is tight, start here. If you like what you see, follow the page to see their updates in your Facebook news stream.

1. Children’s Hospitals

One nice thing about following children’s hospitals is that they usually have the resources to produce interesting and engaging updates – often these are stories straight from their facilities and not stories re-shared from general news sites. Here are some children’s hospitals with especially good Facebook pages:

2. Children’s Health Organizations

We hope you enjoy the Digging Deep Facebook page! In addition to our own organization, we love the Facebook pages of the following children’s health and advocacy groups: