The FDA is committed to assuring pediatric patients have access to safe and effective medical products. Through federal laws, pediatric research, and child-focused initiatives, the FDA supports the development and availability of drugs, biologics, and medical devices for children.
We also work to protect and promote the health of all children by empowering and supporting children and their families to foster good nutrition and by protecting children from the harmful effects of tobacco products.
Closer to Zero
Learn about the FDA's plan to reduce exposure to toxic elements in baby foods.
Naloxone Saves Lives
Anyone can save a life during an opioid overdose with naloxone, a front-line defense in the nation’s overdose crisis.
Find the latest information regarding recalls, safe preparation of infant formula, advice for parents and caregivers, and information for infant formula manufacturers.
COVID-19, Flu and RSV
FDA resources for respiratory illnesses. Talk with a health care professional about what works best for your family.
Pediatric Safety Communications
Stay informed about important safety communications from the FDA
Youth Tobacco Prevention Plan
Learn about the FDA's actions to stop youth use of tobacco products.