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AAP Patient Ed: Healthy Growth

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    Healthy Growth: Tips on Healthy Active Living for Parents with Young Children can be used to create tailored patient information on healthy eating and active living for young children and their families.

    Topics of interest include:
    • Breastfeeding
    • Bottle-feeding
    • Healthy Beverages
    • Starting Solid Foods
    • Picky Eaters
    • Snack Time
    • Routines and Schedules
    • Physical Activity
    • Screen Time
    • Sleep

    As a healthcare provider, this app allows you and the parent to identify healthy active living topic areas that are important to the family during a patient encounter. Also included is the option to add goal setting to motivate older children to strive for 5 servings of fruits and vegetables, 2 hours of screen time or less, 1 hour of physical activity or more, and 0 sugary beverages. The resulting personalized action strategies can be printed or emailed directly to the parent.

    As a parent, this app allows you to get information on topics that are of most importance to you and the generated action strategies are based on feedback from parents just like you!

    Other features include: content for parents and providers in English and Spanish, tips for parents with a focus on early feeding and nutrition, infographics and other multimedia assets, push notifications, and the ability for providers to customize their profile and email tips and infographics directly to parents.

    Intended for parents and healthcare providers of children 5 years of age and younger.