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July 2012 • #34
A Note from the Medical Editor

“Are we there yet?” If your kids are like mine, these four words are quite familiar when traveling. Aside from thinking of creative ways to keep your children amused, there are a few things that you can do to help make the trip a little safer.

Check out the articles in this newsletter for more information on summer travel safety.

Bon Voyage!

~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor,

Featured Articles
Finding a Pediatrician When Traveling
What do you do if your kids get sick while you’re on vacation? Many Fellows of the AAP (FAAPs) are happy to see children traveling to their city. Check out this list before you leave.  Go >
Measles Update 2012: Precautions for International Travel
Planning to travel internationally? With the number of measles cases on the rise, it is vital to be well informed on ways to protect your children. Learn more.  Go >
First Aid Supplies for Your Car
Boo boos, scrapes, bug bites and falls are bound to happen. Gear up for your summer road trips with this great list of first-aid items for the car.  Go >
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Featured Tip

Be aware that cribs or play yards provided by hotels may not meet current safety standards. If you have any doubt about the safety of the crib or play yard, ask for a replacement or consider other options.

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