AAP in the News highlights media coverage that shows how the academy advocates for all children’s health and gives a voice to pediatricians and health care providers who care for them.

CNN - September 8, 2022
Return to school is driving up Covid-19 cases in kids, but there are more tools to keep them safe this year

RadioMD - September 6, 2022
Mentally Preparing For Big Crowds & Classrooms

Today.com - September 6, 2022
Does your kid need 2 flu shots this season? How to know

US News & World Report - September 6, 2022
Pediatricians Urge Parents to Get Kids a Flu Shot

HealthDay - August 29, 2022
Leading U.S. Pediatricians' Group Issues Guidelines to Prevent Patient Abuse

Yahoo News - August 25, 2022
AT&T, Pediatricians launch survey to decide if kids are ready for a cell phone (yahoo.com

PBS News Hour - August 22, 2022
Public health experts sound the alarm as new polio cases emerge

WBRC-AL - August 22, 2022
American Academy of Pediatrics releases new details regarding infants and safe sleep

CNN - August 18, 2022
More kids to get access to mental and physical health treatment under new Biden plan

New York Times - August 17, 2022
How to Protect Against Monkeypox as School Starts

RadioMD - August 16, 2022
When to Include Children in Meal Preparation and Encouraging Healthy Eating

Parents - August 15, 2022
AAP Updates Helmet Recommendations for Bikes and Some Sports

Columbus Dispatch - August 15, 2022
What will be the impact of Ohio's abortion law on kids? (dispatch.com)

CNN - August 11, 2022
Homemade baby food contains as many toxic metals as store-bought options, report says

Fox4 - August 11, 2022
Florida Your Healthy Family: The "do's and don'ts" for your child's backpack

RadioMD - August 9, 2022
Substance Abuse & Marketing Towards Teens

The Bump - August 8, 2022
What to Know About The AAP’s Jaundice Guidelines Update 

Washington Post - August 7, 2022
Covid and back-to-school: Health experts' best advice for parents 

RadioMD - August 2, 2022
Digital Literacy in The Age of Misinformation 

Click2Houston - August 1, 2022
Is your child ready for a phone? 

Texas Observer - July 22, 2022
There Is No Legitimate ‘Debate’ Over Gender-Affirming Healthcare 

Parents - July 21, 2022
What Overturning Roe v. Wade Means Psychologically for Teens Who Could Get Pregnant 

RadioMD - July 19, 2022
Adverse Childhood Experiences 

CNN - July 18, 2022 
Babies recommended to have human milk and families should have more support, guidance says - CNN


HealthDay - July 18, 2022
Guidance Issued for Managing Visual Disorders After Pediatric Concussion 

New York Times - July 13, 2022
California Becomes First State to Move Back School Start Times 

MSN News - July 12, 2022
Commentary: Responsible gun owners want measures to help keep people safe 

What to Expect - July 7, 2022  
The AAP's Updated Breastfeeding Policy Statement & Guidelines, Explained 

Everyday Health - July 6, 2022
FDA Warns Parents and Healthcare Providers Against the Use of Baby Neck Floats 

News9 Oklahoma City - July 4, 2022  
American Academy of Pediatrics Recommends Children get Swim Lessons 

PBS News - June 30, 2022
Hour Rural parents are less likely to say their pediatrician recommended COVID shots. Here’s why that matters 

MSN News - June 30, 2022
What is gender-affirming care for kids? How is it different from adult care? 

Hechinger Report - June 29, 2022
Cracking down on unsafe infant sleep products

Marketplace - June 29, 2022
Elmo gets the COVID vaccine, and says ‘there was a little pinch, but it was OK’ 

RadioMD - June 28, 2022
Let's Talk Sexual Health and Contraception 

Parents  - June 28, 2022
The American Academy of Pediatrics Calls for More Support and Inclusivity in Updated Breastfeeding Guidelines 

Motherly - June 28, 2022
AAP now recommends breastfeeding beyond age 2 due to benefits for both baby and mother 

NPR - June 28, 2022
Adolescents faced obstacles getting abortions. The Supreme Court just made it harder 

New York Times - June 27, 2022
New York Times New Guidelines Encourage Breastfeeding Longer, but Call for More Parental Support 

Fatherly - June 27, 2022
The AAP Says Overturn Of Roe “Carries Grave Consequences” For Adolescent Patients 

Fox News - June 21, 2022
Fox News Pediatric experts give new recommendations to keep sleeping babies safe 

CNN - June 20, 2022
New safe sleep guidelines for babies stress no co-sleeping, crib decorations or inclined products 

New York Times - June 18, 2022
New York Times Covid Updates: C.D.C. Recommends 2 Covid Vaccines for Very Young Children

Good Morning America - June 10, 2022
Video Top pediatricians issue new warning on pool safety 

Prevention - June 10, 2022
Can You Overdose on Melatonin? New Study Shows Rising Number of Child Overdoses

Chicago Tribune - June 3, 2022
Guns now leading cause of death for children in U.S., Illinois 

US News & World Report - May 31, 2022
Reading Aloud to Your Kids Might Make Them Smarter 

Good Morning America - May 24, 2022
Pediatrician answers parents' questions about COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5 

RadioMD - May 17, 2022
Kinship Care & National Foster Care Month 

ABC News - May 16, 2022
Grieving mother speaks out after Congress passes ban on inclined sleepers, crib bumpers 

Today.com - May 13, 2022
Why it’s not safe to make your own baby formula 

Grid News - May 10, 2022
Empty shelves and hungry kids: The U.S. baby formula shortage is a crisis

NPR - May 5, 2022
Race can impact the medical treatment a person gets. Pediatrics wants to address that 

Time - May 5, 2022
Routine Childhood Vaccination Rates Fell as Misinformation About the COVID-19 Shot Rose

RadioMD - May 3, 2022
Eating Disorders and Summer Bodies 

Today.com - May 3, 2022
Do kids age 5-11 need a COVID-19 booster? What parents need to know 

Associated Press - May 2, 2022
US pediatricians’ group moves to abandon race-based guidance 

NPR - April 23, 2022
A new puberty guide for kids aims to replace anxiety with self-confidence 

New York Times - April 21, 2022
Routine Childhood Vaccinations in the U.S. Slipped During the Pandemic 

RadioMD - April 19, 2022
Crying and Identifying Injuries During The Stress of the Pandemic 

New York Times - April 17, 2022
It's time to screen all kids for anxiety, physicians' task force recommends 

Wall Street Journal - April 12, 2022
Children as Young as 8 Should Be Screened for Anxiety, Experts Recommend 

RadioMD - April 5, 2022
COVID-19: Pregnancy, Vaccines and Effects on Your Baby 

Kaiser Health News - March 28, 2022
'Heartbreaking' delays in autism diagnosis and treatment got even worse during pandemic 

Politico - March 25, 2022
The transgender care that states are banning, explained 

Parade Magazine - March 23, 2022
If You're a Parent of an Unvaccinated Child Under 5, Here's What Your Risk Level Really Looks Like 

Washington Post - March 22, 2022
Teenagers need more sleep, and permanent Daylight Saving Time won't help 

Washington Post Magazine - March 21, 2022
‘We Have Essentially Turned a Blind Eye to Our Own Children for Decades’ Why we need to stop politicizing children’s mental health

Washington Post - March 20, 2022
Trauma in infancy can have a lingering effect throughout life 

CBS News - March 17, 2022
"We trust the COVID vaccine,” heads of top medical groups say in ads targeting parents 

Parade Magazine - March 15, 2022
The COVID Vaccine Is Less Effective In Kids Under 12-So Should They Still Get It? 

Good Morning America - March 15, 2022
How to talk to kids about the war in Ukraine

New York Times - March 14, 2022
Which Coronavirus Vaccine Will Work in the Youngest Children? 

Health - March 9, 2022
Here's What Gender Affirming Medical Care Involves and Why It Can Be Lifesaving 

CNN - March 8, 2022
Requiring masks in K-12 schools cut Covid-19 infections, study shows 

RadioMD - March 8, 2022
Gender Identity and Presentation: How To Support Your Child 

Washington Post - March 5, 2022
Do masks for young children impede their language development? 

Healio - March 3, 2022
AAP partners with other experts to create blueprint for youth suicide prevention 

The Conversation - March 3, 2022
Students with disabilities are not getting help to address lost opportunities

Finger Lake Times - February 28, 2022
Ask the Pediatrician: How can parents talk to their children about mental health issues?

Huffington Post - February 25, 2022
Texas Medical Professionals Slam State's Regressive New Anti-Trans Policies

Forbes - February 23, 2022
Revised Developmental Milestone Guidelines For Infants And Toddlers: Explained Here

Kaiser Health News - February 23, 2022
Targeted by Politicians, Trans Youth Struggle With Growing Fear and Mental Health Concerns

Healthline Kids - February 23, 2022
Who Got COVID-19 Vaccine Greatly Reduced Their MIS-C Risk

MSN.com - February 23, 2022
Commentary: Possibility of vaccine for very young children offers new hope

Washington Post - February 21, 2022
Overwhelmed by chaos and uncertainty, families with kids under 5 are on a vaccine roller coaster

National Geographic - February 17, 2022
Do masks really harm kids? Here's what the science says.

Time - February 16, 2022
Pediatricians Who Serve Trans Youth Face Increasing Harassment. Lifesaving Care Could Be on the Line

Washington Post - February 10, 2022
Developmental milestones just changed for the first time in years

The Daily Herald - February 10, 2022
Pediatric experts: Masks are key to preventing COVID-19 infections at school

Harvard Health - February 9, 2022
New guidance on return to youth sports and activity after COVID-19 - Harvard Health

USA Today - February 8, 2022
'You cannot sustain a red alert': Why more doctors want to stop making kids mask up in school

The Union Democrat - February 7, 2022
Ask the Pediatrician: How can parents show love and care to children on Valentine’s Day and every day?

US News & World Report - February 2, 2022
AHA News: Amid a National Mental Health Crisis For Kids, Here's How Parents Can Help

CNN - February 1, 2022
When can younger children be vaccinated against Covid-19? 'Not yet

The Today Show - January 31, 2022
American Academy of Pediatrics updates guidelines for kids in school

New York Times - January 29, 2022
Wary Parents Are Target of New Appeals to Vaccinate Children 5-11

USA Today - January 26, 2022
Goldie Hawn: COVID trauma is hurting a generation of kids. We've failed them as a nation

NBC News - January 25, 2022
New birth trends, including 'lotus births' and placenta consumption, come with risks, report says

CNBC - January 21, 2022
Kids' Covid Hospitalizations Hit Pandemic High, Worrying Doctors and Parents About Long-Term Impact

New York Times - January 19, 2022
Answers to Your Questions About School and the Pandemic

LA Times - January 16, 2022
More kids in the hospital with COVID renew fears for medically fragile children

Wired - January 12, 2022
As Omicron Surges, Parents of the Youngest Kids Endure an Agonizing Wait

Washington Post - January 11, 2022
What to know about the coronavirus vaccine for children younger than 5

Good Morning America - January 10, 2022
AAP Pediatrician Weights In-Person Learning Amid Omicron Surge

NPR - January 10, 2022
How the current COVID surge is hurting learning and kids' mental health

People - January 7, 2022
What Parents Should Know as Pediatric COVID Hospitalizations Soar, According to an ER Physician

Good Morning America - January 5, 2022
Amid challenges of pandemic, new data finds a silver lining for parents

New York Times - January 4, 2022
No way to grow up: America’s Children are in Crisis

Morning Consult - December 16, 2021
Vaccines and Kids’ Mental Health: Congress Can’t Let America’s Children Fall Through the Cracks

HealthDay - December 15, 2021
AAP Issues Guidance for Children's Emotional Needs During COVID-19 - Consumer Health News

Omaha.com - December 13, 2021
Ask the Pediatrician: Which COVID-19 vaccine is best for children who are almost 12?

Huffington Post - December 9, 2021
What To Do If Your Child Accidentally Eats A Weed Edible

CNN.com - December 9, 2021
Have a gun in your home? Here's how to help reduce the risks for kids

Motherly - December 7, 2021
AAP Pediatrician Answers Kids' Questions About Covid Vaccine

St. Louis Today - December 5, 2021
Are your child's video game habits out of control? Here's what to do

HealthDay - December 1, 2021
Reading With Your Toddler? Books May Beat Screens - Consumer Health News

The Healthy - November 29, 2021
Covid Vaccine for Kids: What You Need To Know

Parents - November 29, 2021
Screen Time Experts Say Quality Matters More Than Quantity-Especially in a Pandemic

Daily Herald - November 27, 2021
Children can get two vaccines at the same visit

Today.com - November 24, 2021
As COVID-19 cases rise, mom shares MIS-C warning as son, 9, recovers

Washington Post - November 22, 2021
The facts about respiratory viruses that can hit your children

CBC News - November 20, 2021
Doctors say the kids' COVID-19 vaccine is a booster for mental health

Parents - November 17, 2021
Unsafe Sleep Products to Keep Out of the Crib

CNN.com - November 16, 2021
Rescuing our kids from Covid trauma is vital for healing America

Fox5 Atlanta - November 11, 2021
Top pediatrician answer parents' questions about COVID-19 vaccine for kids

NBC News - November 10, 2021
Nearly 1 million kids under age 12 have had the Covid vaccine, WH says

ABC News - November 3, 2021
Kids and the COVID-19 vaccine: 5 questions answered by pediatricians 

PBS News Hour - November 2, 2021
Analyzing long-term impact, side effects and risks of COVID shot for kids

USA Today - November 1, 2021
AAP guidelines: Pediatricians on kid COVID vaccines, school, masks

CNN - October 29, 2021
Opinion: How to talk to your kids about the Covid-19 vaccines

People - October 28, 2021
Squid Game: Experts on How Netflix Show Affects Kids, Should They Watch

New York Times - October 26, 2021
Opinion: Young Kids Should Get the Covid Vaccine. Here’s Why. 

Axios  - October 21, 2021
Pediatric groups declare youth mental health crisis a national emergency

Salon  - October 21, 2021
Pediatricians say children's mental health crisis is "a national emergency"

NPR  - October 20, 2021
Children's mental health is now a national emergency, health leaders say

RadioMD  - October 19, 2021
Masks & Hand Sanitizer: How School Supplies Look Different This Year

US News & World Report - October 19, 2021
U.S. Pediatricians, Psychiatrists Declare 'Emergency' in Child Mental Health 

People - October 16, 2021
Is Trick or Treating Safe? Expert Tips for Halloween Fun That's COVID-Safe

NHK Japan - October 12, 2021
Is Your Child's Screen Time Too Much?: Nusheen Ameenuddin / Pediatrician, Mayo Clinic Children's Center/Chair, Council on Communications and Media, American Academy of Pediatrics

The Guardian - - October 11, 2021
More than 140,000 US children lost a parent or caregiver to Covid, study finds

CNN - October 10, 2021
How to talk to your 5- to 11-year-old kids about getting the Covid-19 vaccine

Mother Jones - October 10, 2021
We Don’t Talk Nearly Enough About How Kids of Color Are Disproportionately Suffering During the Pandemic 

Washington Post - October 8, 2021
Millions of kids’ coronavirus shots ‘ready’ to go; initial doses to be shared on a population basis

Bloomberg Law - October 4, 2021
Kids on Cusp of Adult Covid Shots Set Off Queries for Doctors

New York Times - September 28, 2021
Transgender Youth Face Multiple Barriers to Health Care, Study Finds 

Healthline - September 27, 2021
Schools With Mask Mandates Had Fewer COVID-19 Outbreaks

Washington Post - September 27, 2021
For many families, the countdown has begun to coronavirus vaccines for younger children

CNN - September 24, 2021
Some children are obsessed with dinosaurs.

Scientific American - September 23, 2021
When Will Kids' COVID Vaccines Be Available?

Consumer Reports - September 23, 2021
Boppy Loungers Recalled After Being Linked to Infant Deaths

CBS News -September 22, 2021
Why parents should wait for FDA authorization to vaccinate children

Missoula Current - September 21, 2021
I’m a doctor: Here’s why I trust our public health officials

USA Today - September 21, 2021
When will kids get COVID vaccine? Your Pfizer questions, answered.

Union Democrat- September 20, 2021
Ask the Pediatrician: How can parents deal with children’s tantrums?

New York Times - September 20, 2021
Covid Vaccine Prompts Strong Immune Response in Younger Children, Pfizer Says

WOSU Public Media - September 16, 2021
Drop In Childhood Immunizations Worries Pediatricians

PBS News Hour - September 13, 2021
American Academy of Pediatrics urges FDA to approve COVID vaccines for children under 12

Everyday Health - September 11, 2021
Kids and COVID-19 Risk: What We Know Now

Business Insider - September 10, 2021
UnitedHealthcare Is Underpaying for COVID-19 Vaccines, Doctors Say

NPR - September 9, 2021
Delta Variant, COVID And Babies: What You Need To Know : Shots

Healthline - September 7, 2021
Pediatricians: Importance of Children Flu Vaccine

NPR - September 7, 2021
American Academy Of Pediatrics Wants To See COVID-19 Vaccine Approved For Children

Healio - August 31, 2021
Latest AAP vaccine campaign asks: 'Are we there yet?'

Healthline - August 28, 2021
Pediatricians Message About COVID-19 Vaccinations

USA Today - August 28, 2021
COVID and children: Doctors worry about disparities in kids of color

Time - August 26, 2021
Pediatric COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations Are Surging

Parents - August 25, 2021
EPA Bans Pesticide That May Be Harmful to Children

VeryWell Health - August 25, 2021
Experts Warn Against Off-Label Use of COVID-19 Vaccines for Children Under 12 

Today.com - August 24, 2021
Experts answer questions about unvaccinated kids in school

Washington Post - August 24, 2021
How to choose a kids face mask they’ll wear all day

New York Times - August 24, 2021
RSV In My Child: Should I Be Concerned? 

Wall Street Journal - August 22, 2021
More Children Are Hospitalized With Covid-19, and Doctors Fear It Will Get Worse

Parade Magazine - August 20, 2021
Kids and COVID: How to Keep Kids Going Back to School Safe from COVID-19 (parade.com)

New York Times - August 17, 2021
How to Prep Kids for a Potentially Bumpy Return to School 

Post and Courier - August 10, 2021
Commentary: SC kids need to be in class so they can learn, and in masks so they're safe

Yahoo - August 9, 2021
What to know about kids returning to school amid the Delta variant's spread

New York Times - August 9, 2021
Delta Variant Is Sending More Children to the Hospital

WTOP - August 9, 2021
News Pediatricians ‘absolutely concerned’ as COVID-19 cases nearly double among kids

Reading Eagle - August 9, 2021
Ask the Pediatrician: How should parents prepare for a road trip with their baby? 

NBC News - August 8, 2021
Pediatricians plead with FDA to move quickly on Covid vaccine for kids

The Morning Consult - August 3, 2021
Employers Should Support Working Parents Who Want to Vaccinate Eligible Children Against COVID-19

New York Times - August 2, 2021
The Covid Variant in Schools: What to Know

Washington Post - July 27, 2021
Opinion | Even with delta variant concerns, the benefits of in-person learning still outweigh the risks 

NBC News - July 27, 2021
Top U.S. doctors say kids need masks and social distancing in schools this fall

Forbes - July 17, 2021
Back To School? Pediatricians Stand Firm On Masking For All

NBC News - July 16, 2021
As delta variant spreads, medical experts warn of risk to young children

New York Times - July 14, 2021
How to Find an L.G.B.T.-Friendly Pediatrician

Duluth News Tribune - July 13, 2021
Ask the Pediatrician: How can parents encourage kids to be more active?

Motherly - July 13, 2021
These Children Are Most At Risk Of Drowning, Says New Report

Today.com - July 12, 2021
AAP releases new report on drownings: What parents should know 

Good Morning America - July 5, 2021
Child drowning risk continues to increase, new report warns

RadioMD - June 29, 2021
Safe 4th of July Celebrations

CNN - June 28, 2021
Spanking can worsen a child's behavior and do real harm, study finds

New York Times - June 28, 2021
8-Year-Olds in Despair: The Mental Health Crisis Is Getting Younger

NPR - June 24, 2021
Pediatricians See Off-Season Spike In RSV Cases Among Kids

RadioMD - June 22, 2021
Keeping Children Safe Around Pets and Other Animals

Moms.com - June 22, 2021
Pediatrician Group Says All Children Should Be Screened For Heart Problems

CNN - June 19, 2021
Water safety tips to prevent drowning this summer

Oregon Public Broadcasting - June 17, 2021
Pfizer’s COVID vaccine in teens and myocarditis: What you need to know

Washington Post - June 16, 2021
As coronavirus recedes, colds and common viruses are back — especially among children

NPR - June 16, 2021
5 Ways To Stop Colds And The Flu From Circulating In Your Family : Shots - Health News

CNN - June 15, 2021
Pediatricians work to close gaps in Covid-19 vaccine coverage by vaccinating adults

Radio MD - June 15, 2021
Encore Episode: Hot Car Deaths: How Are They Still Happening?

NBC News - June 14, 2021
American Academy of Pediatrics Releases Guidelines for Kids, Teens Returning to Sports – NBC Chicago

New York Times - June 10, 2021
C.D.C. Calls for Updated Childhood Vaccinations After Decline Last Year

Washington Post - June 10, 2021
Drop in childhood vaccinations during pandemic may raise risk of other outbreaks when schools reopen, CDC says

New York Times - June 4, 2021
How to Keep Children Safe Around Water and Prevent Drowning

New York Times - June 4, 2021
Children and the Covid Vaccine: What Parents Need to Know 

Today.com - June 3, 2021
CPSC ruling prevents the sale of unsafe infant sleepers

RadioMD - June 1, 2021
As the World Starts to Open, Is Summer Camp Safe This Year? 

NBC News - May 28, 2021
Unvaccinated kids still need masks at summer camp, CDC says

Washington Post - May 27, 2021
Traveling with kids during covid: 9 questions, answered 

USA Today - May 26, 2021
Returning to pre-COVID-19 habits? Beware of colds and sore throats. 

Radio MD - May 18, 2021
How The Pandemic Has Changed How Our Teens Sleep

Kaiser Health News - May 14, 2021
What Does Approval of the Pfizer Vaccine for Teens and Preteens Mean for My Child?

Chicago Tribune - May 13, 2021
Op-ed: Why my children are getting the COVID-19 vaccine

CNN - May 13, 2021
Kids and the Covid-19 vaccine: A pediatrician answers safety questions

NPR - May 12, 2021
CDC Says Kids As Young As 12 Should Get The Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine : Coronavirus Updates

CBS News - May 12, 2021
American Academy Of Pediatrics, Duracell Launch Campaign To Educate Parents On Dangers Of Battery Ingestion

New York Times - May 12, 2021
They’re Not Anti-Vaccine, but These Parents Are Hesitant About the Covid Shot

NPR - May 11, 2021
How Much Will Hesitancy Among Parents Affect Vaccine Rollout To Children?

NBC News - May 10, 2021
FDA authorizes Pfizer vaccine for children 12 to 15

Tyler Telgraph - May 10, 2021
Commentary: Junk science puts even more babies at risk of abusive head trauma

ABC News - May 10, 2021
Even as adults get vaccinated, kids remain vulnerable to MIS-C

CNN - May 5, 2021
Child abuse hotline calls and text rose during the pandemic, study finds

New York Times - May 4, 2021
With Covid Vaccines for Teens and Kids, Timing Matters

Wall Street Journal - May 3, 2021
Teen Girls’ Poor Diets Are Worrying Doctors

NPR - May 3, 2021
Children Now Account For 22% Of New U.S. COVID Cases. Why Is That? : Coronavirus Updates 

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel - April 29, 2021
Youth sports injuries rising as more participate; ACL surgeries way up 

New York Magazine - April 29, 2021
Can COVID-Vaccine Antibodies in Breast-Milk Protect Babies? 

USA today - April 28, 2021
Menthol cigarettes ban: Big Tobacco targets Black people, lives

RadioMD - April 27, 2021
Summer Plans with Vaccinated Parents: What Can We Do this Year?

The Hill - April 27, 2021
Now is the moment we've been waiting for: It's time to pass paid family and medical leave

CNN - April 27,2021
Soft bedding continues to claim infant lives despite warnings, study finds

Disability Scoop - April 23, 2021
Nation's Pediatricians Told To Look Out For Abuse Of Kids With Disabilities

KDVR.com - April 22, 2021
Don’t Postpone Your Child’s Annual Doctor Visit – American Academy of Pediatrics

RadioMD - April 20, 2021
How Can Kids Help Stop Climate Change? 

Consumer Reports - April 20, 2021
Safe Summer Activities for Kids During the Pandemic 

STAT News - April 19, 2021
Report guides pediatricians on preventing abuse of children with disabilities

Daily Herald - April 18, 2021
Talking with children about climate change

Reuters - April 17, 2021
U.S. parents begin to ask: Should my child get a COVID-19 shot? 

Scientific American - April 15, 2021
Schools Can Open Safely during COVID, the Latest Evidence Shows

WBIW.com - April 14, 2021
New FDA & AAP Video Series: Pediatricians discuss youth e-cigarette use

Motherly - April 13, 2021
Why Do We Need Gun Control? The AAP Explains - Motherly

Reel Chicago - April 12, 2021
Underthink's Superhero PSA encourages childhood immunizations 

USA Today - April 12, 2021
Arkansas trans minors law endangers lives, snubs doctors, experts say 

Washington Post - April 12, 2021
Twin study shows spanking is linked to antisocial behavior 

Food Dive - April 8, 2021
Fruit drink labeling is confusing to many parents, study finds | Food Dive

Healio - April 6, 2021
TV spot portrays parents who get their kids vaccinated as superheroes

Washington Post - April 6, 2021
Youth sports outbreaks spur radical shift in coronavirus testing strategy 

US News & World Report - April 5, 2021
Is Empathy Born in Mom's First Hugs? 

WCAX-Burlington, VT. - April 5, 2021
Large swaths of rural America are health care deserts with too few primary care doctors, pediatricians, and OB-GYNs to care for residents

Greeneville Sun - April 5, 2021
Healthy Activities For Kids Of All Ages

USA Today - April 1, 2021
COVID vaccine: Kids remain unvaccinated for now. What can parents do? 

Education Week - March 31, 2021
Children as Young as 12 May Soon Be Able to Get Vaccinated

Washington Post - March 31, 2021
Coronavirus vaccines are coming for kids — but studies have to be finished first

WebMD - March 30, 2021
'Striking’ Increase in Childhood Obesity During Pandemic 

Medscape - March 30, 2021
'Politics Has No Place Here,' AAP Says About Transgender Care

Scientific American - March 30, 2021
When Will Kids Get COVID Vaccines? 

3.30.21 Lexington Leader - March 30, 2021
Summer camp during the COVID pandemic? Here’s what CDC says

Fingerlake Times - March 30, 2021
Ask the Pediatrician: Can my kids hug their grandparents now that they’re vaccinated?

New York Times - March 29,2021
Solitary Confinement of Teenagers

Mom.com - March 26, 2021
Our Kids' Mental Health: How the Pandemic Is Impacting Our Children

Washington Post - March 26, 2021
Vaccinated parents and unvaccinated kids: What’s safe to do, for now 

Parents - March 25, 2021
Here's How Doctors Are Supporting Your Transgender Child

HuffPost - March 24, 2021
The First AAP Guidelines For 2021 Summer Camps Are Here

Fox, Rochester, NY. - March 24, 2021
March is Poison Prevention Awareness Month Awareness Month 

The Morning Call - March 22, 2021
Pennsylvania has seen fewer child abuse reports; is abuse not being reported because children aren’t in school? 

US News & World Report - March 16, 2021
Health Equity for All Kids Is a Challenging Yet Attainable Goal 

NBC News - March 16,2021
Kids will be the last to be vaccinated. When will it be safe to go on family vacations? 

Tyler Telegraph - March 15, 2021
Ask the Pediatrician: When will children be able to get the COVID-19 vaccine? 

CNN  - March 10,2021
Annual wellness exams: What you need to know before you go

Los Angeles Times - March 10,2021
COVID vaccines for children and teens are coming, experts say

WebMD - March 9,2021
Experts: COVID Relief Bill Will Aid Children’s Health

HuffPost - March 9,2021
New CDC Guidance For Vaccinated People: What It Means For Parents, Kids

National Journal - March 7.2021
Pediatricians call on Biden to prioritize COVID vaccines for childrenAs more adults get vaccinated for COVID-19 and the country looks to reopen, pediatricians and advocates want to ensure that children aren’t forgotten. 

WebMD - March 5,2021
COVID-19 Isolation and Your Baby’s Immune System

US News & World Report - March 4,2021
She Barely Survived a Severe Form of COVID-19 Hitting Kids

PBS  - March 2, 2021
How Much is Too Much? Making the Most of Kids’ Screen Time

NPR - March 2, 2021
Are The Kids Alright? Early Childhood Development In The Pandemic

Washington Post - March 2, 2021
Covid-19 and flu: Influenza has killed one child so far this flu season - The Washington Post

CNN - March 2, 2021
Pediatrician: The pandemic is taking an alarming toll on children (Opinion)

Boston Herald - February 26, 2021
Teaching children gratitude can help with their mental health

The Hill - February 24,2021
Children's hospitals, pediatricians urge Biden to prioritize youth mental health

RadioMD - February 23,2021
Media, Kids And How To Explain The News

Modesto Bee - February 23,2021
When will kids, teenagers get vaccinated for COVID-19?

Reading Eagle - February 22,2021
Ask the Pediatrician: What can help keep my child’s eyes from hurting after being online all day for school? 

Washington Post - February 21,2021
Child covid deaths leave devastated families as US reaches 500,000 deaths mark

Daily Herald - February 21,2021
Telehealth services start with your pediatrician

New York Times - February 20,2021
How To Get Your Family Through An Extreme Weather Event

Healthline - February 20,2021
ADHD, Distance Learning, and Children 

National Geographic - February 19,2021
Why kids need their own COVID-19 vaccine trials 

New York Times - February 17,2021
How to Make Summer Plans When Everything’s Uncertain

RadioMD - February 16, 2021
Building Resiliency for Winter Months & COVID Times

New York Times - February 11, 2021
We Asked 175 Pediatric Disease Experts if It Was Safe Enough to Open School 

VeryWell Health - February 11, 2021
Despite COVID Risks, Teens Are Struggling to Quit JUUL

ProPublica - February 11, 2021
Fauci: Vaccines for Kids as Young as First Graders Could Be Authorized by September

NBC4 Washington - February 10, 2021
Simple Ways for Parents to Gauge and Support Kids’ Mental Health

CNN - February 10, 2021
Don't get cocky with these Covid-19 numbers. With new variants, easing restrictions now would be 'incredibly risky' 

Harvard Health - February 9, 2021
Need to revisit screen time? 

Washington Post - February 8, 2021
Parents grapple with reality that young children won’t be vaccinated soon

WebMD - February 4, 2021
The Mental Health Toll of Keeping Schools Closed

Physicians Weekly - February 3, 2021
Welcome Guidance on Pediatric Healthy Lifestyles & Obesity Management During the Pandemic

RadioMD - February 2, 2021
Substance Abuse & Marketing Towards Teens

Bloomberg News - February 1, 2021
Doctors Without Hospitals Hunt for Vaccines as Others Jump Ahead 

Parents - January 28, 2021
Here's What Science Says About How Safe It Really Is to Reopen Schools in the Pandemic

ABC News - January 27, 2021
US sees 16% increase in kids with COVID-19: Here's what parents need to know 

Black News Channel - January 26,2021
Covid Vaccine for Children

New York Times - January 25, 2021
There’s No Easy Fix for Children’s Weight Gain 

Good Morning America - January 23, 2021
US sees highest weekly increase of COVID-19 cases in children since pandemic began

US News & World Report - January 23, 2021
Child Car Seat Safety Tip: Skip Puffy Winter Coats

Omaha Life - January 23, 2021
Ask the Pediatrician: Can teaching my children gratitude help with their mental health?

New York Times - January 22, 2021
5 Ways Teens Can Get More Fruits and Vegetables Into Their Diets

Washington Post - January 21, 2021
Partly hidden by isolation, many of the nation’s schoolchildren struggle with mental health 

Bloomberg News - January 19, 2021
On Partnering With Doctors To Mitigate Effects Of Racism On Child Health

New York Times - January 12, 2021
Kids and Covid Tests: What You Need to Know 

Healthday - January 12,2021
Pediatricians: What Schools Need to Do to Open Safely Under COVID-19 

Huffington Post - January 11, 2021 
Experts Predict What School Will Look Like Next Fall | HuffPost Life

Healthday - January 10, 2021
New Year, New Tips for Keeping Your Kids Safe and Healthy

CNN - January 8, 2021
US childhood obesity epidemic worsened by Covid-19 pandemic

Healthday - January 6, 2021
Pediatricians' Group Says School Is Priority, With Proper Safety Measures

RadioMD - January 5, 2021 
Postpartum and Maternal Depression

Reading Eagle - January 6, 2021
Ask the Pediatrician: How is the flu different from COVID-19?

CNN Phillipines - December 21, 2020
Here are parents' top 10 concerns during the pandemic

New York Times - December 21, 2020
Don't Postpone Children's Health Care in the Pandemic

HealthDay - December 21,2020
Be Alert to Early Signs of Eating Disorders, Pediatricians' Group Says - Consumer Health News

Highlights Magazine - December 16, 2020
Why We Show Kids Wearing Masks in Highlights Magazines
 
Chicago Tribune - December 16, 2020 
What parents can do with kids to stay sane over holidays

RadioMD - December 15, 2020
Staying In Touch With Grandparents During COVID

WBUR - December 15, 2020
A Pediatrician's Advice On Tackling COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy

Kaiser Health News - December 15, 2020
Pediatricians Want Kids to Be Part of COVID Vaccine Trials

NPR - December 12, 2020
Your Top COVID-19 Vaccine Questions Answered As FDA Gives The Green Light

Wall Street Journal - December 11, 2020
Covid-19 Vaccine Makers Turn Toward Testing Children

NBC News - December 11, 2020
How to get a Covid vaccine: Everything we know, from cost to effectiveness 

CBS News - December 10, 2020
House investigation raises safety concerns over popular booster seats

STAT - December 10, 2020
Doctors worry about missed cancers if Covid-19 keeps children away 

Healio - December 9, 2020
AAP releases new guidance to address kids’ nutrition during pandemic

Forbes - December 9, 2020 
Tips For Celebrating Safely As A Family This Covid-19 Holiday Season

Future of Personal Health - December 8, 2020
Call Your Pediatrician: Catch Up on Visits and Immunizations Now

New York Times - December 8, 2020
Here’s Why Vaccinated People Still Need to Wear a Mask

New York Times - December 4, 2020
Youth Sports After Covid-19: New Pediatric Guidelines

NBC Nightly News - December 3, 2020
What Parents Should Know about COVID-19 Vaccine Trials for Children

Healthline - December 2, 2020
Here’s When We May Get a COVID-19 Vaccine for Children

NBC Chicago - December 1, 2020
Physicians Urge Drug Makers to Step Up Efforts to Ensure COVID Vaccine is Safe for Children

Washington Post - December 1, 2020
Vaccine advisory committee prepares recommendations for priority groups most vulnerable to COVID-19

New York Times - November 30, 2020
Why School Districts Are Bringing Back Younger Children First

Chicago Tribune - November 30, 2020
When will kids get a COVID-19 vaccine? Experts say it may be long after adults.

Huffington Post - November 24, 2020
COVID-19 Positivity Rates: What Parents Need To Know | HuffPost Life

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - November 24, 2020
Child Cases of COVID-19 up 28% in Two Weeks

Healthday - November 18, 2020
AAP Urges Inclusion of Children in SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine Trials

CNN - November 16, 2020
Over 1 million US children have been diagnosed with Covid-19

New York Times - November 16, 2020
How Pediatricians Are Fending Off Coronavirus Myths

New York Times - November 12, 2020
Teens in COVID Isolation: “I felt like I was suffocating.”

RadioMD - November 10, 2020
Let's talk sexual health and contraception

What to Expect - November 6, 2020
Is It Safe to Visit Family During the Holiday Season?

Parents - November 4, 2020
Setting New 7-Day Record

New York Times - November 3, 2020
How to Know When Your Child Is Stressed

NBC News - November 2, 2020
More than 61,000 children got Covid-19 last week, a record

KFox14 TV - November 2, 2020
Stress becoming an issue in kids as pediatricians see spike in coronavirus cases

Healthline - November 1,2020
How Kindergarten Readiness Helps Children Through High School

New York Times - October 30, 2020
Pandemic Grandparenting, Beyond the Dreary Video Calls

NBC News - October 28, 2020
Teens and tweens volunteer for Covid-19 vaccine trials

ABC News - October 27, 2020
How to keep your newborn baby healthy during COVID-19 pandemic

CBS News - October 26, 2020
Pandemic may be making it harder for pregnant women who use opioids to get effective treatment

CNN - October 22,2020
Young YouTube influencers are marketing junk food to kids more

Wall Street Journal - October 20, 2020
Screens Before Bed Are OK for Kids—Just Keep It Calm

New York Times - October 19, 2020
5 Ways Families Can Prepare as Coronavirus Cases Surge

Smithsonian - October 19, 2020
Should Parents Test for Covid if Their Kid Might Just Have a Cold?

NBC News - October 17, 2020
Remote learning can be a pain for kids in more ways than one

Healio - October 16,2020
AAP updates interim COVID-19 guidance

NPR - October 13, 2020
Will Kids Get A COVID-19 Vaccine? Pfizer To Expand Trial To Ages 12 And Up

Seattle Times - October 13, 2020
Seattle-area parents want rules about screen time, but experts say off-screen interactions matter more

US News & World Report - October 10, 2020
Your Guide to a Safe and Happy Halloween

Consumer Reports - October 7, 2020
Infant Deaths Prompt Government to Warn Against Using Nursing Pillows for Sleep

WTOP News, Washington, D.C. - October 76, 2020
What could complicate the quick arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine to protect kids

Parents - October 6,2020
All About Coronavirus Symptoms in Children and Infants

Medscape - October 6, 2020
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2020 National Conference

National Geographic - October 5, 2020
Parents don’t have to cancel Halloween with these creative ideas

ABC News - October 2, 2020
Children will not likely see a coronavirus vaccine until late 2021: Experts

CNN - October 2, 2020
What you should do if you or a loved one tests positive for Covid-19

Fox News - October 2, 2020
How parents can keep children focused and engaged this school year

Yahoo News - September 29, 2020
U.S. schools in suburbs, small cities reopening without COVID spike; big cities up next

CBS News - September 29, 2020
New York city students return to class as coronavirus cases spike

MedPage Today - September 29,2020
AAP: Even COVID-Exposed Kids Need a Time-Out on Sports

Forbes - September 29, 2020
Children Increasingly Making Up Larger Share Of U.S. Coronavirus Cases, Study Finds

ABC News - September 29, 2020
COVID-19 cases rising among US children as schools reopen

Washingon Post - September 25, 2020
Child deaths from covid-19 remain remarkably low eight months into U.S. pandemic

New York Times - September 24, 2020
‘Just a Small Play Date’? You Still Need to Be Careful

Scripps - September 24, 2020
Some sports physicals for kids not happening amid the pandemic

Healthday - September 24, 2020
After COVID-19 Exposure, When Can Young Athletes Resume Play?

CNN - September 23, 2020
FDA must do more to regulate thousands of chemicals added to your food, petitioners say

Medscape - September 23, 2020
14-Day Sports Hiatus Recommended for Kids With COVID

Wall Street Journal - September 21, 2020
Temperature Isn’t a Good Litmus Test for Coronavirus, Doctors Say

Consumer Reports - September 18, 2020
How to Get Your Kids Back on Track With Medical and Dental Care

Contemporary Pediatrics - September 18, 2020
AAP offers 11 tips for the 2020-2021 school year

PBS - September 17, 2020
We need to catch up.’ How the U.S. fell behind on child vaccines

Washington Post - September 17, 2020
Is the coronavirus spreading silently among kids? Testing limits make it hard to tell

Healthline - September 15, 2020
What Parents Should Know About Flu and COVID-19

CNN - September 14, 2020
A pandemic and politics are interfering with the 2020 census. Here's why that's a big deal

People - September 9, 2020
More Than Half a Million Kids in the U.S. Have Been Diagnosed with Coronavirus

CNN.com - September 8, 2020
Half a million US kids diagnosed with Covid-19

Today.com - September 8, 2020
Vaccinating children against the flu is 'more important than ever' this year: pediatricians

NBC News - September 8, 2020
The census must count all children for their health and well-being. It can't stop prematurely

New York Times - September 8, 2020
Limited Testing for Children Creates a Covid ‘Blind Spot’

Washington Post - September 4,2020
For pediatricians, covid-19 presents a thorny problem

Healthday -  September 4, 2020
COVID-19 Precautions Extend to Car Seats, Seat Belts

NBC News - September 3, 2020
Active shooter drills are meant to prepare students. But research finds 'severe' side effects.

New York Times - September 1, 2020
Why the Coronavirus More Often Strikes Children of Color

New York Times - August 31, 2020
U.S. Coronavirus Rates Are Rising Fast Among Children

Everyday Health - August 28, 2020
Is It Safe to Send Your Kids to Daycare During the Pandemic?

New York Family - August 28, 2020
Helpful Tools and Tips on How We Can Best Manage Kids’ Screen Time

New York Times - August 28, 2020
Does My Kid Have a Cold or Is It Covid-19?

Bloomberg News - August 26, 2020
A Guide to School Reopenings — in Classrooms, on Screens and Outdoors

Romper - August 25, 2020
Schools Should Cut "High-Intensity” Active Shooter Drills, AAP Urges

Wall Street Journal - August 24, 2020
As Child Covid Cases Rise, Doctors Watch for Potential Long-Term Effects

Parents - August 24, 2020
This Is The Best Time for Your Family to Get the Flu Shot

School Transportation News - August 24, 2020
AAP Advises Against Disinfecting Child Safety Restraint Systems

CBS Sunday Morning - August 23, 2020
Back to school and into uncertainty

Washington Post - August 20, 2020
Flu and COVID-19: In the face of a looming double threat, U.S. expands access for flu shots at pharmacies

New York Times - August 20, 2020
Pediatrics Group Offers ‘Long Overdue’ Apology for Racist Past

CNN - August 19, 2020
Pediatricians' group updates guidance on how to open schools safely

CNN - August 17, 2020
Is it safe to send kids to school or daycare? Health experts weigh in

ABCNews Chicago - August 13,2020
Face mask guidance for kids released by American Academy of Pediatrics

NBC News - August 12, 2020
Why are COVID-19 cases in kids rising sharply? It's the adults around them

RadioMD - August 11, 2020
What to Expect When Having a Newborn During a Pandemic

CNN Anderson Cooper - August 11, 2020
There has been a 90% increase in Covid-19 cases in US children in the last four weeks, report says

CNN Op-ED - August 6, 2020
Amid Covid-19 pandemic, immigrant children and parents must be released from detention -- together

Healthday - August 6, 2020
Will Your Kid Play School Sports This Fall? Here's Some Guidance on Doing It Safely

National Journal - August 5, 2020
Doctors urge families to not skip routine childhood vaccines

ABC News - August 4, 2020
Childhood vaccinations beginning to rebound, but still below normal levels as school resumes

Market Watch - August 4, 2020
'We do not want to return to a time when parents had to worry their infant could die of meningitis': Some kids still await routine vaccinations during COVID

WGN Radio - August 3, 2020
Dr. Shelly Vaziri Flais weighs in on the use of masks and social distancing in schools

CNN - July 29,2020
It denied membership to 2 Black doctors for years. Now the American Academy of Pediatrics is apologizing

CNN - July 23, 2020
Moms unlikely to pass virus if careful

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - July 21, 2020
How to support school reopenings

CNN Op-ED - July 21, 2020
Use science, not politics, to reopen schools

Today Show - July 21, 2020
How to keep your kids active and engaged while school is out

New York Times - July 20,2020
Black Children Are More Likely to Die After Surgery Than White Peers, Study Shows

CNN - July 20, 2020
Black children die more often after surgery, new research shows

PBS News Hour - July 17, 2020
How to Keep Kids Healthy as the Country Reopens | Amanpour and Company

NBC News - July 14, 2020
Coronavirus spread threatens to overrun school reopening plans

Washington Post - July 13, 2020
Trump administration cites the American Academy of Pediatrics to make its case for school reopening. Here’s what the AAP really said.

CNN - July 11, 2020
Pediatrician: The truth about reopening schools during Covid

NPR - July 8, 2020
Top Pediatrician Says States Shouldn’t Force Schools To Reopen If Virus Is Surging

Salon - July 5, 2020
How racism in U.S. health system hinders care and costs lives of African Americans

Today Show - July 2, 2020
Should students return to school in the fall? American Academy of Pediatrics says yes

PBS - July 2, 2020
Why kids should be in the classroom this fall and how to keep them safe there

WBEZ NPR - July 1, 2020
How to keep children safe as they return to school this fall

New York Times - June 29, 2020
Why a Pediatric Group Is Pushing to Reopen Schools This Fall

CNN - June 23, 2020
Physicians group calls for legislation to regulate digital advertising and its effect on kids

USA Today - June 10, 2020
Practice gun safety for your kids’ sake- especially during the pandemic

New York Times - June 15, 2020
The Impact of Disparities on Children's Health

Wall Street Journal - June 15, 2020
The Toll That Isolation Takes on Kids During the Coronavirus Era

Atlanta Journal-Constitution - June 10, 2020
Federal aid coming for pediatricians, safety net hospitals

CNN - June 6, 2020
Sesame Street Town Hall Meeting on Race

Michigan Mama News - June 3, 2020
Staying At Home During COVID-19, Children’s Drowing Risk May Increase

Parents - June 2, 2020
All About Whooping Cough in Babies and Kids

CNN - June 1, 2020
Vicarious racism: You don’t have to be the target to be harmed

CNN - June 1, 2020
Vicarious racism: You don’t have to be the target to be harmed

Today Show - June 1, 2020
How to talk to kids about racism, protests: An age-by-age guide

New York Times - May 22, 2020
Child vaccinations down across the country amid coronavirus fears

ABC News - May 22, 2020
Children May Be At Higher Risk of Drowning This Summer

CNN Online - May 21, 2020 
Vicarious racism: You don’t have to be the target to be harmed

Huffington Post - May 13, 2020
What Parents Need To Know About Well-Child Visits During Coronavirus

Healthday - May 11, 2020
Can Schools Really Reopen Safely?

NPR - May 7, 2020
Mystery Inflammatory Syndrome In Kids And Teens Likely Linked To COVID-19

People - April 23, 2020
Born Into a Pandemic: How the Coronavirus Complicates Births for Moms and Babies

Time - April 8, 2020
All Your Coronavirus Questions, Answered

MedPage Today - March 30, 2020
Pediatricians 'Color Outside the Lines' in COVID-19 Pandemic

Washington Post - March 23, 2020
Our screen-time rules don’t work in this new world. And maybe that’s okay.

Last Updated

09/12/2022

Source

American Academy of Pediatrics