Register today for the 2016 Annual Northern New England Conference on Child Maltreatment [pdf brochure], October 13 & 14, 2016.
Reports ‘Choosing Wisely’ program has pediatric specific
resources which explain which tests and treatments might be right for your
child, and what factors to consider when making these choices. Visit their
site, and/or check out resources provided by Maine Quality Counts!
Maine CDC WIC Nutrition Program announced that effective 10/1, the contract formula for WIC will change to Abbott brand (Similac) formulas. Read Release / Download Standing Orders Form
Collaboration Effort - Support to Substance-Exposed Infants & Families
From the First Tooth - Resources for Pregnant Women and Baby Stages
Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield offers clinics in Maine
Safe Sleep Recommendations: Co-Sleeping Baby Deaths 2015 - AG’s Office - Safe Sleep Recommendations -DHHS - Safe_Sleep_Brochure
Vaccine Legislation to Encourage Communication between Parents and Providers by Maine AAP’s Janice Pelletier, MD and MaineMed’s Sandra L. Fritsch, MD and Personal Freedom, Parental Choice and Vaccines by MaineGen’s Sid Sewall, MD
The Maine AAP strongly supports Maine’s mandatory child abuse reporting law, LD 1523; read our letter of support.
Learn about the dangers of e-cigarettes Read this AAP Research.