Tag: AAP

No fruit juice for children under 1 year

No fruit juice for children under 1 year

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recently changed its recommendations regarding how much fruit juice children should drink. They now state ...
Why reading aloud to your baby is so important

Why reading aloud to your baby is so important

Did you know that reading to your baby helps promote language skills? Science has shown that reading to your baby helps build vocabulary, speech, and ...
See how your state is doing on childhood vaccination rates

See how your state is doing on childhood vaccination rates

You know that vaccines are very important. They protect your baby from serious childhood illnesses. Over the years vaccines have prevented countless c ...
Study finds parents make medication dosing mistakes

Study finds parents make medication dosing mistakes

More than 80 percent of 2,110 parents made dosing mistakes when measuring liquid medicine, a new Pediatrics study reveals. And, the majority of those ...
Are you ready for your baby to come home?

Are you ready for your baby to come home?

If your due date is around the corner, here is a to-do list to help you prepare for your baby’s arrival. Child safety seat: Make sure your baby's c ...
Delays, disabilities and the law

Delays, disabilities and the law

Whether your child was a preemie or not, the good news is that our federal laws provide the means for your child to get help if he needs it. If your c ...