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Focus on Fathers
June 2016 | Issue No. 125
Childhood Looks Better When Dad is in It - Image
Does your child get enough "dad time?" In honor of Father's Day, we are highlighting a new report on the very special role dads play in a child's life. 
Dads who get involved, play, change diapers, and talk to their child's pediatrician will reap benefits, too! Learn more here. 
Also In This Issue:
Ask the Pediatrician:
By: Kathleen Berchelmann, M.D., FAAP
Coverage of Orlando Tragedy
The AAP encourages parents to filter information about the shooting and present it in a way that their child can accommodate, adjust to, and cope with. Here are some resources to help:
Read the official AAP Statement in response to the shooting in Orlando.
Reminder: June 21st is ASK Day
Is there a gun where your child plays? Asking can saves lives. Learn more and share information about ASK Day. Use #AskingSavesKids
Are you on Twitter?
Tell us what you love most about being a dad!
twitter_icon_small.pngFrom now until Father's Day, the AAP is encouraging fathers to share their stories, photos and experiences about fatherhood on Twitter by using #DadsAre.
On Friday, June 17, the AAP will be hosting a celebration of dads using the same hashtag. Follow @HealthyChildren to join the conversation!
Dad to Dad book
The Healthy Children Show: Sleep
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