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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.

5 Things You Can Start Doing Today To Prevent Birth Defects

January 31, 2014

January is Birth Defects Prevention Month and while the month may be almost over, the campaign to help you prevent birth defects in your baby is not! Not all birth defects can be prevented, but there are ways a woman can increase her chances of having a healthy baby and preventing some types of birth[…..]

Benefits of Folic Acid for Women

January 8, 2014

This week we celebrate the benefits of folic acid by taking part in the Folic Acid Awareness Week. We invite you to learn more about its benefits and including it in your daily diet. Folic acid is a B-vitamin that our bodies need to make new cells and its benefits are largely celebrated. One of[…..]