Family Corner 2/26/14

Producer/Host: Sue Mackey Andrews
Engineer: Amy Browne

Issue: Well child care and other issues, the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

Topic: Discuss pediatric care for young children as well as the interests of the Maine Academy in advocating for child health issues.

Key Discussion Points:
a) Learned about MAAP and its work to advance healthy environments for young children, advocate for Medicaid expansion, tanning beds, “screen time” for young children
b) Discussed poverty as a key influence upon the health and wellness of young children
c) Discussed nutrition/obesity, sleep, and other important components of early child health

Guests:
A) Leslie Goode, Executive Director, Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics
B) Steve Feder, DO – pediatrician from Damariscotta area, President of the Maine Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics

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