Learn more about AAP neonatal care tools and resources, including the NICU Verification Program, designed to help healthcare professionals improve outcomes for high-risk newborns through education and guidance on neonatal care.

Neonatal Care Overview

 The AAP is the professional home to 3,200 neonatologists and is devoted to improving the care and survival of our most vulnerable newborns. The AAP embraces the importance of a multi-disciplinary, family-centered approach to neonatal care.

NICU Verification Program

The AAP NICU Verification Program strives to improve outcomes for high-risk newborns by supporting a system that ensures every high-risk newborn receives care in a facility with the personnel and resources appropriate for the newborn’s needs.

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NeoReviewsTM Journal

Obtain best practices in neonatology with the NeoReviewsTM Journal.

Deliver Optimal Neonatal Care with These Trusted AAP Resources

Podcasts and Voices Blogs

Learn what others are saying. Listen to our podcasts and read our blog posts.

Racial Disparities in the NICU - Episode 45

Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, talk to Shannon Adams, a fourth-year student at Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, about her article in the journal Pediatrics focusing on racial disparities in the NICU.

Pediatrics on Call


February 16, 2021

Preventing Infant Death - Episode 58

Hosts David Hill, MD, FAAP, and Joanna Parga-Belinkie, MD, FAAP, talk to  Commander Sharyn E. Parks, PhD, MPH, about her research on Sudden Unexpected Infant Death.

Pediatrics on Call


April 27, 2021

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