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The blog is a forum for sharing news, opinions and best practices related to maternal and infant health, early child development, healthy families and healthy communities in Delaware.

I just found out I’m pregnant, can Home Visiting help me?

July 13, 2015

Before racing to the store and buying every book in the ‘mommy-to-be section’, listen to what Home Visiting can do for you! It is a free program that ensures a happy, healthy life transition by sending a Home Visitor to your home (or public place of choice) weekly or biweekly. From the first visit on,[…..]

Safe Sleep: Separation Anxiety

July 6, 2015

For as long as your baby has known, you have always been by his or her side. It is hard for your baby to understand those moments, especially when he or she is going to sleep, where you are no longer next to him or her. This is known as separation anxiety, and may start[…..]