Early Feeding: Educating and Engaging Families

A set of multimedia resources including infographics, videos and social media assets that focus on key healthy active living behaviors. To visit the resource, click here.

Healthy Active Living for Families 

Parent-informed, plain language, and developmentally appropriate resources for families to address obesity prevention beginning at birth and the critical early years. To visit the resource, click here.

Healthy Growth App 
The Healthy Growth app allows parents to get realistic, actionable strategies on vital topics of healthy growth, nutrition, and physical activity for children 5 years of age and younger. To visit the resource, click here.
Partnership with Chop Chop Magazine
The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight is proud to partner with Chop Chop to help families cook and eat real food together. The AAP serves as a technical reviewer and supports distribution of Chop Chop content through pediatric practices and online at HealthyChildren.orgTo visit the resource, click here.

                   Printable Resources: Quick Bites Poster (11in x 17in) Finger Foods Poster (12in x 18in)
Physical Activity and Return to Sport During COVID-19
The Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight and the Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness joined i​n partnership with the National Athletic Trainers' Association and American Medical Society for Sports Medicine to design a suite of parent resources for return to sport during COVID-19. To visit the resources, click here.​​
​This page includes resources for healthcare providers to use in engaging and educating families. Also included are trusted resources healthcare providers can point families to for additional support and information. Visit AAP's parent website HealthyChildren.org for more information.