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Improving Maternal Child Health Programs and Policies so All Children Thrive

INFORMATION & RESOURCES for FAMILIES

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A NEW TOOL to Help Families: The Well Visit Planner

Pediatrician with young girlThe Well Visit Planner is an online tool to help families prepare for their children’s upcoming well-child visits to the health care provider. It’s free to use; is available in English and Spanish; takes 10-15 minutes to fill out before each visit; and can be printed and taken to a visit to help your and your child’s doctor discuss your child. It helps families be better partners in their child’s health care, and helps health care providers better serve the needs of the child and the family. Learn more about this useful tool or use the tool now.


April 26, 2015: The 4th Annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

Children aged 8-12 are invited to join a parent or guardian in creating an original MyPlate-inspired recipe that is healthy, tasty, and affordable. Deadline is April 30, 2015.

April 10, 2015: April 2015 is National Minority Health Month

Please join with us in raising public awareness about health and health care disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities and efforts to advance health equity.

April 10, 2015: Design That Heals: The American Institute of Architects Rewrites the Rules

Featured on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health blog is an award-winning affordable housing complex designed around equity and social cohesion, demonstrating a new era of healthy design. The South Bronx's Via Verde neighborhood features an orchard, gardens, and grove of evergreens and community residents can come together.

March 17, 2015: Sugary Drinks - What Parents Know

A new study from the Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity at the University of Connecticut, published in Public Health Nutrition reveals that many parents are misled by labels on fruit drinks, sport drinks, and flavored water.

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