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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: Creating Safe Environments for Your Baby

June 26, 2018

When you become a parent or caretaker, your baby’s safety is one of the most important things that will matter to you. Abusing any type of tobacco, drugs or alcohol can put your baby in harm’s way. If you have a baby at home, they may be at risk if you misuse substances. You might[…..]

How Much Alcohol can you REALLY Have During Pregnancy?

April 22, 2014

Answer – none.  Think of it like this: every time you drink alcohol while you are pregnant, so does your unborn baby. If you are planning to become pregnant, or are currently pregnant, it is important to understand that there is NO SAFE AMOUNT of alcohol that can be consumed during pregnancy. Not only can[…..]