Building Connections to Serve Maine’s Children: Critical Topics in Pediatrics and Behavioral/Mental Health • Saturday, April 30 – Sunday, May 1, 2016, Sable Oaks Marriott, Portland • Watch this space in the coming weeks for more information!
From the First Tooth, MaineHealth’s pediatric oral health initiative, was awarded a grant from Northeast Delta Dental Foundation to coordinate Dining with the Dentists – read more!
Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield offers clinics in Maine
Co-Sleeping has led to recent deaths in Maine. Resources: CoSleeping Baby Deaths 2015 - AG’s Office
, Safe Sleep Recommendations -DHHS, and 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.
CDC’s Advisory Commitee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Report - CDC also offers new guidelines on Critical Congenital Heart Defects Screening: Proposed Rules CCHD Rules memo 3.18.15
Learn about the dangers of e-cigarettes Read this AAP Research.
Past MAAP president John Salvato, MD, opens Maine’s Center for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics