Category: Information

HOT OFF THE PRESS: Project INFORM 2013-2016

Dear Community Partners, We are pleased to present this 2013-2016 Project INFORM publication which has general data reflecting births, deaths and low birth weight for Volusia and Flagler counties and the state of Florida. The enclosed FIMR data is based

NEW! Preventing and Healing Childhood Trauma State Policy Guide

(This post duplicated from an original ZERO TO THREE e-newsletter received 2/22/18.) Preventing and Healing Childhood Trauma State Policy Guide Futures Without Violence released a new policy guide, Changing Minds: Preventing and Healing Childhood Trauma, focusing on the role of

NEW! The Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences

(This post duplicated from an original ZERO TO THREE e-newsletter received 2/22/18.) The Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences Child Trends recently updated the brief, The Prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences, Nationally, by State, and by Race or Ethnicity, which uses

NEW! Think Babies Campaign

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(The information in this post is duplicated from an original ZERO TO THREE e-newsletter received 3/5/18.) THE FUTURE BEGINS WITH BABIES ZERO TO THREE’s Think Babies™ campaign is working to make the potential of every baby a national priority. You’ve helped them

NEW! Healthy Volusia Report February 2018

The Healthy Volusia Report, February 2018, is now available. Maria Long, LifeSong Community Liaison, is featured on pages 4-6 with an article about ‘Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Safe Sleep for Babies.’ Dixie Morgese, Executive Director, is also featured

NEW! Cultural Sensitivity for Better Breastfeeding Outcomes

(This post duplicated from an original NICHQ e-news letter received 2/20/18.) Cultural Sensitivity for Better Breastfeeding Outcomes A mother’s decision to breastfeed or not almost always comes from a place of concern. Cultivating better breastfeeding habits means respecting cultural beliefs

NEW! Opportunities to Improve Health Equity for Mothers, Babies and Children

(This post duplicated from an original NICHQ e-news letter received 2/20/18.) Improve Health Equity for Mothers, Babies and Children The schools we attend, the conditions in which we work, our culture and religion, and the relationships we experience: these are

Closing the Breastfeeding Disparity Gap: Methods for Improvement from NICHQ

(This post duplicated from the NICHQ website accessed 1/16/18.) Hispanic women face a unique set of challenges when it comes to breastfeeding, including overcoming longstanding cultural beliefs, such as views on healthy baby weight, and dealing with language barriers. When

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

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