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New! Neonatal Resuscitation Collection

Available exclusively from the AAP! The Neonatal Resuscitation eBook Collection, including the all new 7th Edition Neonatal Resuscitation Textbook.

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AAP Point-of-Care Solutions

Four essential AAP resources now share an integrated platform, with quick, easy access to well-care guides, acute-care answers, patient education, and pediatric coding.

AAP journals and periodicals are now on Gateway, a seamless, pleasurable, relevant reading experience on any mobile device.

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  • Your Baby’s First, Year 4th Edition
    Your Baby’s First, Year 4th Edition
    By American Academy of Pediatrics
    Edited by Steven P. Shelov, MD, MS, FAAP
  • Baby Care Anywhere
    Baby Care Anywhere: A Quick Guide to Parenting On the Go
    By Ben Spitalnick, MD, MBA, FAAP and Keith Seibert, MD, MBA, FAAP
  • Heading Home With Your Newborn, 3rd Edition
    Heading Home With Your Newborn, 3rd Edition
    By Laura A. Jana, MD, FAAP and Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
  • Raising Kids to Thrive
    Raising Kids to Thrive: Balancing Love With Expectations and Protection With Trust
    By Ginsburg Kenneth R., MD, MS Ed, FAAP, FSAHM

    Pediatrician Ken Ginsburg has been helping parents of adolescents for many years, and now his twin teenage daughters, Talia and Ilana, have joined him in researching and writing Raising Kids to Thrive:Balancing Love With Expectations and Protection With Trust.

    Offering essential tips on fostering resilience in teens, this book helps parents understand how they can balance unconditional love and still set high expectations for their children; as well recognize when to set...

  • Raising Twins, 2nd ed.
    Raising Twins, 2nd ed.: Parenting Multiples From Pregnancy Through School Years
    By Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP

    In the second edition of this popular parenting book, Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP helps readers prepare for their twins’ arrival, birth and infancy, and provides sage advice for raising them through toddlerhood and the school years.

  • Building Resilience in Children and Teens, 3rd ed.
    Building Resilience in Children and Teens, 3rd ed.: Giving Kids Roots and Wings
    By Kenneth R. Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed, FAAP and Martha M. Jablow

    Building Resilience in Children and Teens, 3rd edition is fully revised and updated to be a multimedia edition!

    Along with timeless content about how to help your child gain the 7 Crucial C’s- competence, confidence, connection, character, contribution, coping, and control- this important parent resource includes updated chapters on topics like perfectionism, media literacy, and styles of discipline. New in this edition are 3 new chapters about Grit, offering meaningful protection against the effects of childhood trauma, and preparing families for lifelong interdependence.

    Also included with your purchase are 15 cloud-based parent videos with the option to purchase over 100 more! Videos vary in length and topic with titles like: "Is it Possible to Give Our Children Unconditional Love While Also Holding Them to High Expectations? Absolutely" and "Importance of Play in Promoting Healthy Child Development" among others.

  • Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 6th Ed
    Caring for Your Baby and Young Child, 6th Ed: Birth to Age 5
    Edited by Steven P. Shelov, MD, MS, FAAP, Tanya Remer Altmann, MD, FAAP and Robert E. Hannermann, MD, FAAP

    NEW 6th edition!

    This essential resource from the most respected organization on child health is the one guide pediatricians routinely recommend and parents can safely trust.

    New and updated content includes:

    New chapter on the effects of media and technology exposure in children

    Updated Developmental Disability chapter

    Updated content using the latest cutting-edge research on early brain development

    Updated breastfeeding and nutrition content and policies

    Obesity updates

    Safety...

  • The Big Book of Symptoms
    The Big Book of Symptoms: A-Z Guide to Your Child’s Health
    Edited by Steven P. Shelov, MD, MS, FAAP and Shelly Vaziri Flais, MD, FAAP

    Raising a happy, healthy, well-adjusted child is one of the most demanding and challenging of all human endeavors. Fortunately it's also one of life's most rewarding. During the course of parenting, there may be times when parents come up against a situation in which they need help. The good news is that they are not alone.

  • Mama Doc Medicine
    Mama Doc Medicine: Finding Calm and Confidence in Parenting, Child Health, and Work-Life Balance
    By Wendy Sue Swanson, MD, MBE, FAAP

    Finding Calm and Confidence in Parenting, Child Health, and Work-Life Balance

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