American Academy of Pediatrics
Too many U.S. infants sleep with blankets, pillows or other unsafe bedding that may lead to suffocation or sudden infant death syndrome, despite guidelines recommending against the practice. That’s according to researchers who say 17 years of national data show parents need to be better informed.
Teen girls who have sex should use IUDs or hormonal implants — long-acting birth control methods that are effective, safe and easy to use, the nation’s most influential pediatricians’ group recommends.
Pediatricians have a new prescription for schools: later start times for teens.
The nation’s largest pediatricians’ group says parents should read aloud to their children every day starting in infancy.
Officials with the American Academy of Pediatrics stated recently that clinics found inside of retail locations are not appropriate sources of primary care for children.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending people dump out their raw milk.
Researchers from the Committee on Adolescence at the American Academy of Pediatrics said that condoms should be made more available to teenagers.
The nation’s most influential pediatrician’s group has endorsed gay marriage, saying a stable relationship between parents regardless of sexual orientation contributes to a child’s health and well-being.
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that emergency contraception drugs be prescribed to sexually active teenagers as a preventative measure.
They may be a big hit at kids’ birthday parties, but inflatable bounce houses can be dangerous, with the number of injuries soaring in recent years, a nationwide study found.