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Pediatric Patient Education™

Expert advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Pediatrician listening to patient and parent, taking notes.


Pediatric Patient Education is a comprehensive online library of patient handouts spanning from birth through young adulthood published by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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2023 Recommended Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule
The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its annual schedule to reflect current recommendations for the use of vaccines licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The new schedule is approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and five other medical associations.

Policy Statement: Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule: United States, 2023

AAP News: Immunization schedule updated for 2023

News Release: AAP Issues Policy Statement on Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule for 2023 All About the Recommended Immunization Schedules

Letter from new AAP president: ‘Reframe, reimagine, rejuvenate’ will be defining concepts this year 

Pediatric Patient Education Updates: Archive

Well-Child Visit Handouts

Parent and patient handouts from the Bright Futures Tool and Resource Kit, 2nd Edition, covering well-child visits from birth to age 21.

COVID-19 Handouts

This collection of patient education handouts addresses common questions and concerns from parents and caregivers about COVID-19.

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Vaccine Information Statements

Vaccine Information Statements developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics.

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