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.

What’s New

Version 1.2

- Completely updated and revised with content in English and Spanish.

Ratings and Reviews

3.7 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

mmincey ,

Good info

Dunno what the other review about wasting money is about. I’m a parent - got this app thanks to AAP website & the tips are super helpful. Didn’t pay a dime....

jjm006 ,

Don't Buy!

This is a waste if money! Practically no information is provided, and everything is available for free on their website.

Developer Response ,

As of September 21, 2018, the app is now free and features NEW content that is not available on the website (including push notifications for parents and information in English and Spanish for parents and providers).


American Academy of Pediatrics
35 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Frequent/Intense Medical/Treatment Information


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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