Welcome to the Press Room of the American Academy of Pediatrics—an organization of 62,000 pediatricians committed to the optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults.
The American Academy of Pediatrics applauds the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee for passing bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children program.
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant mortality have several known risk factors, but little is known if these factors change for different age groups.
The AAP offers tips for Sports Injury Prevention
Each year, approximately 2.4 million people – more than half under age 6 – swallow or have contact with a poisonous substance.