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

https://www.sesamestreet.org

Department of Education - Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS)

https://www.tn.gov/education/early-learning/tennessee-early-intervention-system-teis.html

US Department of Housing and Urban Development

https://www.hud.gov

Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee

http://www.pcat.org

Child Care Aware Family Resources

https://www.childcareaware.org/families/

Governor's Books from Birth Foundation

https://www.governorsfoundation.org

                        Safe Sleep For Your Baby                 

   For more information visit safesleep.tn.gov. Did you know that every year, many Tennessee babies die from sleep-related causes. Most of these deaths are preventable.

           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.

Matching Your Infant's or Toddler's Style to the Right Child Care Setting

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

Benefits of Developmental Monitoring & Screening

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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. 

Establishing Tummy Time Routine to Enhance Your Baby's Development

TUMMY TIME is an important activity for your baby’s development and is endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

Is this the Right Place for my Child? 38 Research-Based Indicators of Quality Child Care

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.

Spanish Version

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

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