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1/13/2017

January is Birth Defects Prevention Month

As you may regularly witness first-hand, birth defects can have far-reaching effects on the lives of children and families. While many unknown factors can play a role in the occurrence of birth defects, infection prevention is one of the simple steps we can all work together on.

Print out “Prevent to Protect Prevent Infections for Baby’s Protection” to raise awareness of the connection between infections and birth defects. 

Resources to support your conversations with families are available through the BrightFutures.org and HealthyChildren.org websites. 
 


1/12/2017

Blizzard Bags offer Fun Reading Activities for Winter

Most of us are hoping for only light snow this winter, but INFOhio is helping prepare for the worst with INFOhio’s Blizzard Bags for K-12.


1/12/2017

CFOC3 Standard on Safe Sleep Updated

The National Center on Early Childhood Health and Wellness (NCECHW) has updated the Caring for Our Children, 3rd Edition (CFOC3) standard regarding safe sleep practices.

The updated 
CFOC3 Standard 3.1.4.1: Safe Sleep Practices and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID)/SIDS Risk Reduction is based on the updated policy statement from the AAP.


1/5/2017

Trauma-informed Care Summit | May 1-2, 2017

Save the Date: Trauma-informed Care Summit | May 1-2, 2017

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12/27/2016

December 2016 Early Learning Newsletter

Here is the December edition of the Early Learning Program Updateswhich provides important Early Childhood Education information for administrators, teachers, families and community members. 


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