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​On March 9, AAP released a policy statement that identifies how poverty affects children’s health and recommends for the first time that pediatricians routinely screen children for poverty risk factors.

We invite you to share the social media messages and graphics below on March 9 and beyond to help raise awareness about how poverty impacts child health, and how pediatricians and others can work together to #FACEpoverty.

Twitter

Poverty messages that can be paired with graphics

Poverty is a disease we can’t ignore. Its effects are wide-reaching & long-lasting #FACEpoverty

Poverty happens everywhere. It's urban, rural & suburban https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

All children deserve a healthy start in life https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

1 in 5 U.S. children under age 18 live in poverty https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

We must work together to #FACEpoverty & get children on a path to better health https://aap.org/poverty

Living in “survival mode” is stressful for children & families. Let’s #FACEpoverty https://aap.org/poverty

We can help lift children out of poverty together. Here’s how: https://aap.org/poverty#FACEpoverty

Policy statement release

For the 1st time, @AmerAcadPeds recommends pediatricians routinely screen all children for poverty https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

Child poverty is a problem that can be solved. New @AmerAcadPeds policy outlines pediatricians’ role https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

.@AmerAcadPeds explains how poverty impacts health. #FACEpoverty to help every child reach his or her potential https://aap.org/poverty

.@AmerAcadPeds issues new policy statement outlining long-term health impacts of childhood poverty https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

Child poverty is a health issue that we can’t afford to ignore. New @AmerAcadPeds policy https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

In new policy statement, @AmerAcadPeds recommends pediatricians screen for poverty at check-ups https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

New @AmerAcadPeds report describes the pervasive ways poverty hurts children’s health & development https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

It afflicts children’s health & drains our economy, but it can be stopped. Together, we can #FACEpoverty https://aap.org/poverty

What is poverty?

Poverty is one of the most widespread & persistent health risks facing children today https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

15.5 million U.S. children under age 18 live in poverty https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

Children living in poverty are exposed to toxic stress that may influence brain development https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

Without early intervention, toxic stress can threaten a child’s ability to succeed in school–and life https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

Poverty is one of the most widespread health risks facing children & one of the hardest to detect https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

Childhood poverty is associated w/ lifelong hardship & linked to multiple health problems https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

Children in poverty are more likely to be exposed to violence & suffer from injury, chronic illnesses https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

How can we address child poverty?

Giving children a healthy start pays off in their long-term health, well-being & productivity–important for families & society #FACEpoverty

Promoting strong family relationships helps buffer effects of poverty & build resilience for a child https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

Simple steps can have profound impact in the lives of children. How we can #FACEpoverty: https://aap.org/poverty

To #FACEpoverty, collaboration is key. Pediatricians & community orgs can come together to help support families https://aap.org/poverty

Medical home programs help parents build confidence & children build resilience https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

A stressful family environment affects a child's well-being. #FACEpoverty to get all kids on a path to better health https://aap.org/poverty

Poverty and nutrition

Children in poverty often experience stress & poor nutrition, which have long-term health effects https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty #NNM

WIC, SNAP & school meals provide vital nutrition to children living in poverty https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty #NationalNutritionMonth

>15M children live in households where food is scarce. Ways to promote food security for children http://ow.ly/Z1Hj3 #FACEpoverty

Children who are hungry have difficultly learning & are more likely to experience health issues https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty #NNM

About 1 in 5 children in the US live in households where food is scarce https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty #NationalNutritionMonth

Poverty and early literacy

Reading, talking, singing w/ your child from birth helps build vocab. & boost brain development https://aap.org/literacy #FACEpoverty

Reading, talking & singing w/ your child can help build early literacy & resilience. Learn more https://aap.org/literacy #FACEpoverty  

Talking, reading & singing create small moments that make a big difference. Early literacy tips: https://aap.org/literacy #FACEpoverty

Poverty and early education

Early learning programs help to #FACEpoverty & lay the foundation for healthy development https://aap.org/poverty

Early education & high-quality child care are key to providing a nurturing environment for kids https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

Facebook

In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that pediatricians screen for poverty at check-ups. #FACEpoverty https://aap.org/poverty

The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued new recommendations urging doctors to ask at all well-child visits whether families are able to make ends meet. #FACEpoverty https://aap.org/poverty

For the first time, the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that pediatricians routinely screen all children for poverty. https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

Poverty is a pervasive childhood disease that is found in every community & affects children of all backgrounds. Read the American Academy of Pediatrics new statement on poverty and child health. https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

1 in 5 U.S. children under age 18 live in poverty. For the first time, the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that pediatricians routinely screen all children for poverty at check-ups. https://aap.org/poverty #FACEpoverty

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​​1 in 5 U.S. children under age 18 live in poverty.

Poverty is a pervasive childhood disease that is found in every community and affects children of all backgrounds. 

All children deserve a healthy start in life. 

For the first time, the American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that pediatricians routinely screen all children for poverty.  

Poverty happens everywhere. It's urban, rural and suburban

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