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Many families today face new challenges: How do they care for children while working and schooling at home? What self-care and coping mechanisms can they draw on during this pandemic? In response, the American Academy of Pediatrics offers information and advice in a series of new resources:
News release on managing stress and child discipline
News release on managing children’s media use
HealthyChildren.org article on Coping with a New Baby During COVID-19
HealthyChildren.org article on Positive Parenting & COVID-19: 10 Tips to Help Keep the Calm at Home
HealthyChildren.org article on Social Distancing: Why Keeping Your Distance Helps Keep Others Safe
HealthyChildren.org article on Working and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak
HealthyChildren.org article: Hand Washing: A Powerful Antidote to Illness
HealthyChildren.org article: Talking to Children About Tragedies & Other News Events
HealthyChildren.org article: Ask the Pediatrician: Are there shortages of infant formula due to COVID-19?
HealthyChildren.org article: COVID-19: Information for Families of Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs
For an interview with a pediatrician about these or other topics, contact Lisa Black at firstname.lastname@example.org
The American Academy of Pediatrics is an organization of 67,000 primary care pediatricians, pediatric medical subspecialists and pediatric surgical specialists dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.