Helpful Info & Resources for Families
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/index.html
Sesame Street Website
One Tough Job
Department of Education - Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS)
Zero to Three
CDC Parent Essentials
US Department of Housing and Urban Development
Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee
Child Care Aware Family Resources
Governor's Books from Birth Foundation
Your Guide to New Crib Standards. Beginning December 28, 2012, any crib provided by child care facilities and family child care homes must meet new and improved federal safety standards.
This brochure offers some guidelines on how to use what you know about your infant or toddler - like personal style and activity level - to select a child care setting that’s just right. Spanish Version
Safe Sleep Guidelines: Best Practices for Childcare Providers.
Protecting Your Child’s Health From Toxic Stress. Why talk about toxic stress? We all work hard to stay healthy but if we don’t talk about toxic stress and adverse childhood experiences, our best efforts will not result in a healthy life.
TUMMY TIME is an important activity for your baby’s development and is endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
This booklet offers parents a checklist of 38 indicators of quality child care. It explains why each item is important and how it relates to the quality of care, based on research about what is important to children’s health, safety, and development.
Tummy Time - Learn more at babybegin.com Tummy time is one of the most important things you can do to help your baby maintain a healthy head shape! At Baby Begin, we recommend tummy time for newborns, to prevent plagiocephaly, also called flat head syndrome, from ever becoming an issue. It’s something you can do with your baby, to promote good health and a beautiful head shape.
The Child Trends Hispanic Institute, provides timely and insightful research-based information and guidance to improve outcomes for Latino children. click the link, https://www.childtrends.org/hispanic-institute/
Safe Sleep for Babies - Eliminating hazards