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NEW! Parenting Matters: The Role of Parents in the Lives of Young Children

(The information in this post is duplicated from an original AMCHP email received June 13, 2017.) Parenting Matters The National Academy of Sciences published a report on the role of parents in the lives of young children. The report reviews research on

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NEW! What is Health Equity and What Difference Does a Definition Make?

(The information in this post is duplicated from an original AMCHP email received June 13, 2017.) What is Health Equity and What Difference Does a Definition Make? The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation published a report to stimulate discussion and promote greater consensus

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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

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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

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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 “Term” has been replaced by more

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Breaking Barriers to Healthy Birth Spacing for All Families

(The information in this post is duplicated from the NICHQ website accessed 12/8/16.) Breaking Barriers to Healthy Birth Spacing for All Families Longer intervals between pregnancies are associated with healthier birth outcomes for moms and babies. The state of New

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Parent Partners in Quality Improvement

The following article is from the Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs Pulse Newsletter The original article can be found here By: Pattie Archuleta Family Health Information Center Project Coordinator and Medical Home Parent Partner Program Coordinator, Parents’ Place

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National Fetal Infant Mortality Review Program (NFIMR)

(This information in this post is reproduced from the NFIMR website accessed 8/25/16.) National Fetal and Infant Mortality Review (NFIMR) The National Fetal and Infant Mortality Review Program (NFIMR) started in 1990 as a collaborative effort between the American College

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The Baby Monitor: Zero to Three Policy and Advocacy News

(The information in this post is duplicated from the ZERO to THREE website accessed 8/11/16 and an original ZERO to THREE email communication received 6/28/16.) ZERO TO THREE Early connections last a lifetime Babies don’t have a voice, but you

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