The handbook, Facts for Life, provides vital messages and information for mothers, fathers, other family members and caregivers and communities to use in changing behaviours and practices that can save and protect the lives of children and help them grow and develop to their full potential.
The health records are intended for families with children from birth through age 6 and include space for recording information about a child's growth and development, physical exams, immunizations, and screenings.They also list issues the family may want to discuss with the health professional.
-Easy-to-follow articles, slideshows, videos, and health tools designed to help families learn, grow, and be their best.
-Doctor-reviewed advice on hundreds of physical, emotional, and behavioral topics
promotes maternal and child health through text messaging. Parents who sign up receive three free weekly text messages that are timed to their due date or their baby's birth date, through pregnancy and until the baby's first birthday. A number of states provide text4baby messages with local phone numbers. The service is available in both English and Spanish.
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