These resource materials can help families learn about oral health for pregnant women, infants and young children. Topics include dental visits, fluoride, nutrition, oral health care, oral hygiene, and safety and emergency first aid.
This resource is only one of many resources you can use in your search for a parenting curriculum to implement with families in your program.
These fact sheets provide important information to families about a variety of health topics. Families can discover useful strategies to support and improve the health and wellness of their children.
Head Start and Early Head Start programs are increasingly involved in efforts to assist adult family members in gaining parenting skills that can both promote positive social-emotional development and prevent challenging behaviors. In recent years, a number of formal parenting curricula have been developed and researched. We have identified five such programs with promising effects.
This series of handouts for pregnant women and parents of infants and young children provides simple tips on oral health issues.
Use this Internet-based tool to help identify and prioritize health risks and concerns before the well-child appointment
This tip sheet offers information on the dangers of children's exposure to secondhand smoke. Use facts in this tip sheet to learn what may happen if they expose their children to secondhand smoke.
The "A Healthy Baby Begins with You" campaign works to reduce infant deaths among African-American babies. Learn tips on how African American women may stay healthy before, during, and after their pregnancy.
Part of disaster planning should always include financial planning. Families that would like to be proactive in planning for disaster may find this guide beneficial in preventing financial loss. This guide will enable users to avoid a financial crisis, protect their family’s health, life and property with adequate insurance if they ever experience a disaster.
Vaccines, also called immunizations, are a safe and effective way to protect children from many common diseases. If parents delay or avoid child vaccinations, they can put their child and others at risk for potentially dangerous diseases.