The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) advises on formula and baby food additives.
Food insecurity and lack of stable housing are factors known to increase maternal stress. But a study in the August 2013 issue of Pediatrics, “Diaper Need and Its Impact on Child Health,” points to another stressor – an inadequate supply of diapers.
The American Academy of Pediatrics highlights a April 29, 2012 study on texting and driving being released at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2012 Annual Meeting.
The AAP published the joint policy statement, “Children, Adolescents and Media,” in the November 2013 Pediatrics . This updates and replaces a previous policy statement, “Children, Adolescents and Television,” published in 2001.
The study, “Psychotropic Medication Use and Polypharmacy in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders,” published in the November 2013 issue of Pediatrics, analyzed health plan medical and pharmacy claims.