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A woman in black t-shirt is handing a bag of produce to another woman.

Pilot program successfully helps young children living in food deserts access more fresh, locally…

  • health & nutrition

The farm-to-family model works to distribute locally grown produce to families of young children through FTF’s early childhood partners.

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Reintroducing traditional indigenous foods to keep young children healthy in body, mind and spirit

  • health & nutrition

FTF partners with several Arizona tribes to support introducing indigenous foods to their communities’ babies, toddlers and preschoolers.

early vision screening can help correct problems

Keep an eye on your child’s vision

  • health and developmental screenings

Young kids learn through their senses, and any problems with your child’s vision health are easier to correct with early treatment.

tips for how to make taking your child to the dentist a positive experience for everyone

Tips for taking your child to the dentist

  • oral health

Learn some simple ways to make going to the dentist a smoother, more positive experience for you and your child.

Is fluoride good for children’s teeth?

  • oral health

Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter. In toothpaste and drinking water, it makes teeth stronger and prevents tooth decay.

tips for finding a dentist for young children in Arizona

How to find a dentist for your child in Arizona

  • oral health

Regular dental check-ups help keep your child healthy and smiling. Learn how you can find a dentist for your child whether you have dental insurance or not.

woman with headset, sitting in front of a computer, video chatting with a mom and her child

FTF-funded program fills assessment gap through online developmental screenings

  • child development

The University of Arizona Cooperative Extension has started offering free virtual developmental screenings in some of FTF’s rural and tribal regions.

caring for yourself helps you care for your children

A message for moms in challenging times

  • parenting

Try to remember that you don’t have to be perfect and that you need to take care of yourself in order to take care of your children.

A child during a health checkup

Doctors urge parents to keep up with checkups and immunizations during COVID-19

  • health & nutrition

Doctors say don’t skip regularly scheduled immunizations. They’re very important for preventing other serious diseases that are more dangerous for…

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