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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.

SAFE SLEEP POPULAR PRODUCT 2: Baby Sleeper

September 27, 2018

Convenience is key when you are a new parent. You have a lot to get done when you have a baby, while balancing your work and home life. That’s why sleeping products like baby sleepers that help keep your child happy are popular. Products like these often allow your little one to play with a[…..]

HOME VISITING: Breastfeeding and Marijuana Use

September 19, 2018

Just once or on occasion is a big NO when it comes to marijuana use. No amount of marijuana is safe to use during pregnancy or after breastfeeding. You can still pass the harmful substance to your baby through breast milk.  Although the use of medical marijuana is legal in Delaware, marijuana use in any[…..]

HELP ME GROW: Outdoor Summer Fun With Your Child

September 16, 2018

  Summer is a great chance to keep your kids active. Show them how great it is to be outside by using our QT30 activities! QT30 is quality time you spend with your kids for 30 minutes a day. These 30 minutes can be filled with activities that are fun, educational, and help engage their[…..]

HEALTH EQUITY: How Health Equity Benefits Our Communities

September 7, 2018

  Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible, and is something we should strive for as a society. We all want to live our healthiest and happiest lives. We all want access to good food, health care, and safe spaces to live. That’s why it’s[…..]