Year: 2017

AMCHP’s Statement on the President’s Budget Proposal for FY2018

The Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs has released a statement on the President’s Budget Proposal for FY2018.

FDA warns some lead tests might be inaccurate

(The information in this post is duplicated from an original AMCHP Legislative Alert received via email on 5/17/17.) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned that certain lead tests manufactured by Magellan

Flourishing From the Start: What Is It and How Can It Be Measured?

(This post duplicated from an original ZERO to THREE email received 4/4/17.) Flourishing From the Start: What Is It and How Can It Be Measured? Child Trends Research Brief This brief distills key findings and recommendations from two more-extensive papers

Media and Young Minds

(This post duplicated from an original ZERO TO THREE email received 4/4/17.) Media and Young Minds American Academy of Pediatrics A recent policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) addresses the influence of media on the health and

Health Department Expands Reach into Community

(Original news release duplicated from DOH-Volusia County received via email communication 4/24/17.) April 24, 2017 HEALTH DEPARTMENT EXPANDS REACH INTO COMMUNITY Media contact: Holly Smith, communications manager DOH-Volusia County 386-274-0838 Chd64pio@flhealth.gov Daytona Beach, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health

Let that baby grow! Why wait until at least 39 weeks?

(The information in this post is provided by the National Child & Maternal Health Education Program accessed April 4, 2017.) Moms-to-be ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​”Full Term” Has a New Meaning The meaning of “term” pregnancy has changed. “Term” has been replaced by more

CityMatCH Learning Network Webinar: Well-Woman Project

(This post duplicated from an original CityMatCH Newsbriefs email communication received April 4, 2017.) CityMatCH Learning Network Webinar  Audio Recording: Well-Woman Project Watch the CityMatCH‘s March 16, 2017 Well-Woman Project Learning Network Webinar. This webinar focused on the Well-Woman Project,

How Healthy Families Resolve Conflict

US: How healthy families resolve conflict Tribune – December 20, 2016 Every family experiences trying moments. Even emotionally healthy clans have their share of drama, misunderstandings and hurt feelings. What’s different about healthy families is how they handle their inevitable struggles.

Too few infants with possible Zika infection being tested: CDC

Breaking News · April 4, 2017 · www.aapnews.org Too few infants with possible Zika infection being tested: CDC by Melissa Jenco · News Content Editor Only 25% of infants with possible congenital Zika virus infection received recommended brain imaging, according to

A Community based program of mentoring mothers in recovery to establish infrastructure and patterns of success: What would that look like?

A Community based program of mentoring mothers in recovery to establish infrastructure and patterns of success: What would that look like? In a nutshell, we could create opportunities for young mothers and their families who are affected by drug addiction,