This resource helps Head Start staff understand pregnancy-related health disparities that affect Black families.
A healthy pregnancy has a lasting influence on a child's health and development. Help families get a head start during pregnancy. Discover resources your Head Start or Early Head Start (EHS) program can use to serve and engage expectant families. Topics include what to expect during pregnancy, infant care, and the transition to parenthood.
This resource helps Head Start staff understand pregnancy-related health disparities that affect American Indian Alaska Native families.
Learn to have compassionate conversations about substance use and recovery. Discover interviewing techniques to reduce stigma and contribute to heath equity when discussing substance use during pregnancy.
Perinatal depression is common, but it can be treated with screening and referrals for care. In this webinar recording, learn strategies to help all birthing parents access effective mental health care.
This webinar explores how Head Start services can intentionally function as a health equity intervention that contributes to closing racial disparities in health outcomes for birthing parents.
To support Early Head Start programs in providing and documenting services for expectant families, the Office of Head Start issued ACF-IM-HS-22-02. Watch this webinar for a review of the guidance.
This resource helps Head Start staff take steps to help pregnant and postpartum people achieve healthier and safer pregnancies.
This webinar defines FASDs and helps Head Start and Early Head Start staff learn how to talk to families about the use of alcohol during pregnancy.
When a baby is on the way, family needs become more complex. A network of community partners can help.
Explore ways to develop policy that informs a program's plan to offer ongoing and individualized support to families experiencing pregnancy loss.