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The first few months with your newborn can be considered the fourth trimester

‘The Fourth Trimester’: Making the transition to parenthood

  • infants

Some experts consider the first few months after the birth of a child as “the fourth trimester,” recognizing that a mother and newborn are still…

Child Abuse Prevention Month

Preventing child abuse starts with strengthening families

  • family support

April is National Child Abuse Awareness Month, but prevention activities can happen every day. One way families can help prevent child abuse is to mitigate…

new tool for parents to find early childhood programs in Arizona

Find early childhood programs in your Arizona community

  • AZ communities

Use our new search tool to learn about and connect with early childhood programs near you.

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More connections, less stress can help single parents do their best

  • single parent

Single parents don’t have to be perfect. Decreasing isolation, increasing self-care and building a support system are three ways to lower stress. And…

Child Abuse Prevention Month - April 2018

Building stronger families and a stronger Arizona during National Child Abuse Prevention Month

  • family support

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, but prevention activities should be happening every day, every week, every month and every year, according to…

a child gets a check-up

Your Child’s Check-Ups

  • health and nutrition

Learn about well-baby and well-child care to prevent health problems.

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Oral Health

  • health and nutrition

Learn about keeping your child’s teeth healthy.

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National experts encourage community response to adverse childhood experiences in Arizona

  • social-emotional development

​National experts recently visited Arizona to share how everyone can do their part to help prevent or lessen the impact of adverse childhood experiences,…

Pilot program

Collaboration in FTF Yuma region brings Community School pilot to local elementary school

  • early learning

​​This Community School model integrates academics, health and social services, youth and community development and community engagement with the goal of…

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