Save the Date - 2015 Spring Conference - May 2 – 3, in Portland featuring Dr. Andrew Garner, a leader in National Collaborative on Adversity and Resilience. On Friday, May 1st attend an afternoon policy discussion with Dr. Garner, hosted by Maine Quality Counts and/or an evening program on Child Abuse and Neglect featuring Dr. Robert Sege, National Expert. Conference speakers include Drs. Garner and Sege, Amy Morin, LCSW and Dr. Joe Dreher. View full agenda!
Co-Sleeping has led to recent deaths in Maine. Read CoSleeping Baby Deaths 2015 report from AG’s Office , Safe Sleep Recommendations from DHHS, and this Safe_Sleep_Brochure to learn more and share with patients and families.
Excellent article by Dr. Sid Sewall, MAAP Board Member and Pediatrician at MaineGeneral on Personal Freedom, Parental Choice and Vaccines.
6 for ME is a QI initiative focused on providing support to healthcare professionals caring for mothers and babies. Maine CDC, Let’s Go! and MaineHealth, and Maine Breastfeeding Coalition offering webinars to increase breastfeeding rates in Maine. Register for March 27th 6 for ME Learning collaborative Agenda
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