Children's Health

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From nutrition and oral health to information about screening programs and other youth-oriented health resources, HHS supports the health of North Dakota's children. 

Nutrition-Related Resources

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Nutrition-Related Resources
Metabolic Foods

Special Health Services (SHS) funds a metabolic disorders clinic for children with Phenylketonuria (PKU), Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD), Medium-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase (MCAD), and other metabolic disorders.

Learn more about Metabolic Foods

Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

North Dakota WIC wants to see your family happy, healthy and thriving. We support you from pregnancy to delivery and your child from a baby to raising a toddler and up until your child’s 5th birthday.

Learn more about WIC

Child Safety Topics

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Child Safety Topics
Child Passenger Safety

Working to decrease injuries and death to children due to motor vehicle crash events.

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Cribs for Kids

A safe-sleep education and distribution program for low-income families to help reduce the risk of injury and death of infants due to unsafe sleep environments.

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Health Conditions that Impact Children

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Health Conditions that Impact Children
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Database (3206)

Welcome to the North Dakota Department of Health's Autism Spectrum Disorder website. We manage a database that records all individuals diagnosed with ASD. 

Learn more about ASD

Head Lice

We can provide information about head lice, treatment options and guidelines appropriate for use in the home, child-care settings, schools and communities.

Learn more about Head Lice

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

North Dakota enacted legislation in 1977 that prompted the development of the North Dakota SIDS Management Program.

Learn more about SIDS