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AAP Releases Update to Breastfeeding and Human Milk Use Recommendations

For the first time since 2012, the AAP has revised and released an updated version of their recommendations around breastfeeding and the use of human milk. Aligning more closely with the recommendations of the World Health Organization (WHO) and in response to the continued growth of literature supporting the use of an exclusive human milk diet to promote the best outcomes in infants, the statement now extends the period of recommended human milk to 2 years of age and beyond at the desire of the providing parent and the infant.

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ACOP Response to Bipartisan Gun Control Bill

The American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians wants to applaud the group of 8 bipartisan Senators as well as both houses of Congress on the recent passage of the first significant gun safety measures in decades. While it does not address all of the issues which we feel are paramount to keeping our children safe from firearm related injury and death, this legislation marks a large step in the right direction. We fully support the effort to increase funding for mental health resources,

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ACOP Response to U.S. Supreme Court Decision

Like many of you, the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians is both saddened and alarmed by the attack on women’s reproductive healthcare staged by the U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. We reaffirm our pledge to provide the highest quality comprehensive medical care to all of our patients which includes reproductive health for adolescents who entrust their care to an Osteopathic Pediatrician. This pledge includes providing or referring for abortion care in alignment with our patients’ wishes.

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