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International Maternal Mental Health Week

International Maternal Mental Health Week

This week, April 29 to May 5, is International Maternal Mental Health Week. It’s a time to raise our voices and help create awareness about moms a ...
National Minority Health Month

National Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month. Each year many organizations come together to help raise awareness about the health status of racial and ...
Can perinatal depression be prevented?

Can perinatal depression be prevented?

Perinatal depression is depression that happens during pregnancy or in the first year after having a baby. It’s the most common complication of pr ...
Mental health matters for moms

Mental health matters for moms

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Minority He ...
Helping babies with FASD

Helping babies with FASD

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause your baby to have serious health conditions, called fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD). Alcohol c ...
From NICU to EI services

From NICU to EI services

If your baby was born prematurely or at a low birth weight, chances are he or she may benefit from Early Intervention (EI) services. EI services are d ...
Parenting your child with a heart defect

Parenting your child with a heart defect

When your baby has a heart defect, it is overwhelming, exhausting, emotionally draining, and beyond scary. Have I left any adjectives out? Cong ...

What is dyscalculia?

Prior blog posts have focused on the different kinds of learning disabilities (LDs) that often affect preemies (as well as children born full term). T ...
What is dyspraxia?

What is dyspraxia?

Dyspraxia is a complex motor skill disorder that interferes with the activities of daily life. It can be mild or severe and affects every child differ ...
What is peer-reviewed research?

What is peer-reviewed research?

You may have heard that your child’s program should be based on "peer reviewed research."  But, what does that mean? Peer-reviewed research is when ...