American Academy of Pediatrics News
Medical Experts Concerned After Trump Meets With Vaccine Skeptic
Doctors and members of the medical community are raising concern after President-elect Donald Trump met with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., who has advocated for parental opt-out provisions on routine childhood vaccines in the past. "President-elect Trump has some doubts about the current vaccine policies
Trump Asks Skeptic to Probe Vaccine Safety, Alarming Doctors
President-elect Donald Trump is reviving long debunked attempts to link vaccines to autism, asking a vocal skeptic to chair a commission on vaccination safety
Holiday Health Hazards to Avoid This Winter
The holiday season often means having friends, family and even few furry friends come together to spend quality time, while enjoying food, drink and good cheer. But the arrival of winter along with the holiday season also means an increased risk of certain health hazards that can put a damper on
Sweeping Guidelines on Donor Breast Milk Safety Issued by Top Pediatric Group
A new policy statement today from the American Academy of Pediatrics focuses on helping parents and doctors troubleshoot the new world of donor breast milk to reduce risk of disease or contamination.
Sweeping Guidelines on Donor Breast Milk Safety Issued by Top Pediatrics Group
Breast milk has long been the gold standard for newborn nutrition. But in cases where breast milk is not available from an infant's mother, getting access to safe donor breast milk is not always easy throughout much of the country. A new policy statement today from the American Academy of
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What Parents Should Know About the Updated Safe Sleeping Guidelines for Infants
Getting a crying infant back to sleep can be an immense relief for exhausted parents. But doing so the right way can save a baby's life. An estimated 3,500 infants die every year from unexplained deaths, including cases of SIDS ( Sudden Infant Death Syndrome ), and medical experts believe that good
Report Says Infants, Parents Should Share Room to Prevent SIDS
The American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its recommendations for a safe sleep environment to prevent sleep-related infant deaths.
Pediatrics Group Gives New Guidelines on Screen Time for Kids
As tablets, smartphones, laptops and other devices become more ubiquitous, pediatricians are telling parents to help their children have a "healthy media diet." The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released new guidelines today that focus on how much screen time is appropriate for infants,
New Guidelines for Kids' Screen Time
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that kids under 18 months should not be exposed to electronic media at all.