Welcome to the Delaware Thrives blog!

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.

Birth Spacing Materials

September 10, 2019

Waiting at least 18 months between giving birth and getting pregnant again benefits mom, baby and family. We offer tools and materials that make it easy for you to educate your patients and clients about birth spacing. There are four toolkit items available for download and a brochure available for download or order.

Safe Sleep Materials

September 10, 2019

The Delaware Safe Sleep campaign provides tips, resources, opinions, and social media resources for families, health care providers, and community leaders. Save lives and help make sure that ALL of Delaware’s babies thrive!

AWHONN

September 10, 2019

AWHONN is a national and state organization that provides professional and consumer resources about the care of women, pregnant women, and infants.

Mental Health Association in Delaware

September 10, 2019

The Mental Health Association in Delaware promotes improved mental well being for all individuals and families in Delaware through education, support and advocacy. There are resources about mental wellness, suicide prevention, educational materials, support groups, and more.

Postpartum Support

September 10, 2019

The Delaware chapter is dedicated to helping those suffering from perinatal mood disorders. Their mission is to promote awareness, education, prevention, and treatment of perinatal mental health issues affecting mothers, their families, and support systems in all areas of Delaware.

$tand By Me

September 10, 2019

Stand By Me offers free one-on-one support to Delawareans who want to understand more about their money, make good financial decisions, and achieve financial goals. Learn more about the program.

Healthy Delaware

September 10, 2019

Everything you need to know to prevent, test, and treat chronic diseases – all in one place. Available in Spanish.

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

September 10, 2019

Being a dad is a special role. Read tips, watch videos, and get involved with other strong and supportive fathers.

Delaware Fatherhood and Family Coalition

September 10, 2019

DFFC is an organization committed to father involvement and effective co-parenting which is turn provides positive outcome for Delaware children and communities. Learn more about the coalition and how you can get involved.

Safe Kids Worldwide

July 16, 2019

Keep kids safe with these resources. The site includes safety plans by age and risk. There are tools for parents, safety professionals and educators.