Tag: policy statement

1. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) states that children under 1 year of age should not drink juice. Children ages 1-3 may have a maximum of 4 ounces of 100% juice daily, if at all. Children 4-6 years may have 4-6 ounces. Seven through 18-year-olds should be limited...
1. The American Academy of Pediatricians (AAP) recommends that pediatricians offer long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARC) such as the IUD or progestin implants as first line contraceptive methods, given their efficacy and safety. 2. The APP continues to encourage physicians to consistently address sexual health and behavior with their patients and...
Image: PD 1. In this revision to its 2005 statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends Medicaid expansions for pediatric patients.  2. The AAP continues to strongly support Medicaid and newer programs, including the Medicaid Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).  Rundown: In light of the implementation of the 2010 Patient Protection and...