For more than 20 years, the Perinatal Section News has kept Section member's current on key aspects of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and important events in the life of the Section and its members.

Perinatal Section News (current issue)​

Editor: Mary Nock, MD

Protocol for Submitting Copy to the Perinatal Section News

The submission deadlines for both general items and district news are:

  • November 15th for the Winter Edition

  • May ​15th for the Summer Edition

  • District representatives are responsible for soliciting and collating news from all the groups, private and academic, within their district.

  • Private groups may submit copy on behalf of their members to their members' District Representative.

Get Involved
Individuals are needed to do book reviews, submit district news and general items of interest, particularly from international collaborators. We would love to have cartoons or humorous submissions as well as pictures of our membership. If your practice is doing something unique that would be of general interest to the membership, contact Lynne. Please submit your CME offerings so that we may publicize it to the membership. 

Journal of Perinatology

Editor-in-Chief: Patrick Gallagher 

Journal of Perinatology is the official journal of the Section on Perinatal Pediatrics.

​Guidelines to Perinatal Care

By AAP Committee on Fetus and Newborn and ACOG Committee on Obstetric Practice

Edited by Sarah J. Kilpatrick, MD, PhD, FACOG, Lu-Ann Papile, MD, FAAP and George A. Macones, MD, FACOG

Significantly revised and updated, the new 8th edition of this bestselling manual provides the latest recommendations on quality care of pregnant women, their fetuses, and their newborn infants. Jointly developed by the AAP and ACOG, this unique resource addresses the full spectrum of perinatal medicine from obstetric and pediatric standpoints.

  • New section on suggested levels of maternal care from birth centers to level IV institutions

  • New sections on screening for preterm delivery risk added to chapter on antepartum care

  • New topics covered include the timing of cord clamping, the need (or not) for bedrest, and updates in hypertension.

  • Guidance regarding postpartum contraception recommendations has been expanded

  • New sections on mosquito-borne illnesses (including Zika)

  • New section infections with high risk infection control issues

  • Updated recommendations on neonatal resuscitation, screening and management of hyperbilirubinemia, and neonatal drug withdrawal.

Members, access your complimentary eBook »


Editor-in-Chief: Dara Brodsky

NeoReviews is the AAP's online-only neonatology clinical review journal offering CME credit and MOC Part 2 points. The monthly journal delivers expert review articles, Visual Diagnosis, Index of Suspicion in the Newborn Nursery, Legal Briefs, Strip of the Month electronic fetal monitoring cases, as well as international and nursing perspectives. Look for the new Complex Fetal Care case series that will include initial presentation of a wide range of treatable fetal conditions and detail pregnancy course and fetal testing with expert opinions from neonatologists and other consulting specialist perspectives from surgeons, cardiologists, geneticists, neurologists, and ethicists. Learn about interventions, anticipated prognosis, and outcomes.

NeoReviews Plus

Editors: John V. Hartline and William A. Engle

NeoReviews Plus offers online cutting-edge updates in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, as well as the opportunity for testing knowledge and earning continuing medical education credits. Thanks to an educational grant from Abbott Nutrition, neonatal fellows currently in training in the United States and Canada may obtain a complimentary subscription to the 2015 NeoReviewsPlus™ package. Click here for more information!

AAP Publications of Interest

Milestones in Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine
Historical Perspectives from NeoReviews
This special edition, published in December 2010, looks back at the successes in the NICU over the years. This collection includes 38 key articles, compiled and edited by NeoReviews Editor-in-Chief, Alistair G.S. Philip, MD, FAAP.

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