Concerned about your child’s development? Check out these "Learn the Signs. Act Early" tip sheets on how to help your child if you have a concern. Completing these milestone checklists & talking with your child’s doctor are the first steps. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Higher immunization rates protect vulnerable children who are too young to be vaccinated as well as those who cannot be vaccinated for medical reasons. See how well your state is doing in our interactive map. #VaccinesWork [ Immunizations.aap.org Link ]
With coverage of today's event at the Fort Lauderdale Airport in the media, kids may see frightening images on the news. Visit Healthy Children for tips on how to discuss these situations with your children in ways they can understand.
New recommendations by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) - and endorsed by the AAP - spell out exactly how to introduce infants to peanut-based foods to reduce the risk of peanut allergies.
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Did any of your holiday gifts include button batteries? They are found in many household products & are small, shiny & appealing to children. But be aware, if swallowed, they can cause serious injury & even death. Learn more here. [ Ow.ly Link ]