Link to the SIDS page
AAP Policies and Standards

The American Academy of Pediatrics has worked with key partner organizations to establish policy recommendations and guidelines regarding health and safety practices in early education and child care programs.

The following are AAP policy statements that can be used to guide quality improvement efforts at the program, pediatric practice, community, state, and national levels:


Quality Early Education and Child Care   The Medical Home
SIDS Risk Reduction Recommendations   The Importance of Play
Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk   Additional AAP Policy Statements
The Pediatrician's Role in Community Pediatrics      


For AAP publications on standards and guidelines, see:

 




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