Free Medical Advice 24 Hours a Day
Where do you turn when you've got a question about your child and it's late at night or you're too embarrassed to ask? Start with Texas Children's Parent Advice Line. The Advice Line is a free information line that provides medical advice 24 hours a day on a wide variety of topics, including childhood illness and injuries, general wellness and behavior problems. The Parent Advice Line is not an emergency line and is not meant to be a substitute for proper medical care.
Texas Children's Parent Advice Line: 832-824-1777
To get advice, simply call and enter the 4-digit number listed on the topic list. Topic lists are available in English and in Spanish. Find the 4-digit number for your topic from the lists below: Topic list and codes (English) Topic list and codes (Español)
The Parent Advice Line is easy to operate. Call 832-824-1777. A message will prompt you to enter the appropriate code numbers for information you would like to access. Topic codes are listed by subject. Enter the 4-digit number and listen.
Back up - To back up to the beginning of the message you are listening to, press 2 (or B for "back up") twice. To back up a little bit, hit 2 once. Go - To hear another message at any time, press 4 or G for "go." You may access up to 5 topics during each call. End - To end your call, press the pound key (#).
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