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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.

Help Me Grow and Home Visiting: A Match for Success

May 7, 2014

Are you feeling overwhelmed about your new role as a parent? Are you worried about providing the best possible care for your baby? Help Me Grow and Home Visiting are two programs that work together to help your baby succeed.  Both programs can connect you with the right services, programs, and information to provide extra[…..]

Shaken Baby Syndrome

April 29, 2014

Raising a newborn can be an exciting new role. But it also comes with late nights, lifestyle changes, and exhaustion, leaving new parents prone to feelings of stress and frustration. Across the United States, Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), a form of abusive head trauma caused from excessive and violent shaking, affects thousands of babies every[…..]