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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 4: Bassinet

November 24, 2018

  Before your baby arrives, there is a lot of setting up to do. You will probably think about the best place for your baby to sleep. You should also think about the safest place for your baby to sleep! Infants sleep a lot during the first few months. It is important to create a[…..]

HOME VISITING: Baby Skin Care

November 20, 2018

  Bringing your baby home is wonderful! No matter how prepared you feel there is always something new to learn. Everything from their head to their tiny toes is delicate. This includes your baby’s skin! Every baby is different. Some will have soft, perfect skin. Your baby might have dry, flaky skin. Sometimes a baby[…..]

HELP ME GROW: Benefits of Unstructured Playtime

November 14, 2018

  Playtime. It is the source of laughter, excitement and good old fun. Yet, playtime is more than that. It is an important time for your growing child. Unstructured playtime gives your child the chance to learn through play. Every day your baby will learn something new. Playtime is the perfect time for them to[…..]

SAFE SLEEP POPULAR PRODUCT 3: Baby Sleeper

November 10, 2018

  It is always fun to get outside with your little one. You might be planning a trip to a barbecue. You could meet friends at the local park. Yet, the long day can wear your little one out. Before heading out, think about where you will be and how your baby can rest safely.[…..]