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Pediatric Patient Education™

Expert advice from the American Academy of Pediatrics

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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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News & Highlights Bright Futures: Health Equity Resources for Health Care Professionals (This compendium of resources was created for pediatric health care professionals to address the impact of racism, bias, and discrimination on the health and well-being of their patients and families.)


AAP News Release: American Academy of Pediatrics Urges Families to Get Children Vaccinated for Influenza to Prevent and Control Illness in 2022-23


AAP News Release: AAP to Launch New Center of Excellence on Social Media and Youth Mental Health


AAP Voices Blog: Finding Belonging in Uncertain Times


Pediatrics OnCall Podcast:Elections and Child Health, Neonatal Resuscitation Program Mileston


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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