Expert Advice for Families

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  • Developmental Screening and Monitoring

    Friday January 30th, 2015
    Content source: Division of Human Development and Disabilities, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Developmental Monitoring and Screening Your child’s growth and development are kept track of through a partnership between you and your health professional. At each well-child visit the doctor looks for developmental ...
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  • The ABC’s of Safe Sleep

    Thursday December 18th, 2014
      Image from CAPA Beaufort, SC SAFE SLEEP, IT’S AS EASY AS “ABC”! Learning about Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and safe sleep for babies is important for all caregivers, not just for parents. SIDS deaths can occur anytime during a baby’s first year, so it is important to follow ...
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  • Choosing Safe and Healthy Child Care

    Tuesday November 25th, 2014
      The National Resource Center for the Health and Safety of Child Care shares the following information in helping families navigate quality child care settings. “More and more, research tells us that our children’s healthy development depends on safe and positive experiences during the first few years of life.  If you are ...
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