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Aug 17

August is National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month.  The purpose of this observance is to highlight the importance of immunizations, one of the top 20 public health accomplishments of the 20th century, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While immunizations have significantly reduced the incidence of many serious infectious diseases, vaccination rates for some […]

Jun 27

Twelve Things Babies Learn When We Read With Them

We all know that it’s good to read to our babies.  But what exactly are they learning?  Here are just some of the things your baby can learn as you read together: Books contain wonderful stories and songs that I can hear over and over again. Reading time is a time when I am held […]

Mar 11

“Baby Talk” March Issue Available

The March issue of “Baby Talk” has information about: Early Childhood Mental Health Little Kids – Big Questions 10 Ways Babies Learn When We Sing to Them Click here to go to the newsletter.

Oct 11

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day — October 15

On this day, in communities across America, expectant moms will feel their baby’s first kick; parents will listen joyfully to their newborn’s first cry; and families will celebrate their healthy baby’s first birthday. Also on this day, 13 babies will die suddenly and unexpectedly (SIDS/SUID)); more than 70 new parents will have listened sadly to […]