Welcome to the Delaware Thrives blog!

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.

SAFE SLEEP: Choosing the Best Sleep Surface for Your Baby

April 16, 2018

Your baby will spend most of their time sleeping the first few months after birth. When looking for the best baby mattress, there is no doubt that you will want to choose a soft sleep surface. A soft mattress gives the impression that your baby will sleep better. You might be thinking that a comfortable[…..]

HOME VISITING: What Can I Ask My Home Visitor?

April 12, 2018

While some pregnancies are planned, others are not. Either way, it can be scary to find out that you are having a baby.  Being involved with home visiting will help you prepare for your little bundle of joy! The home visiting programs help pregnant families prepare to raise a healthy and happy child.  You will[…..]