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Preparing for birth

Pregnant? Your oral health affects your baby’s health.

  • pregnancy

Just like eating right, taking vitamins and seeing your doctor while you’re pregnant, it’s important to take care of your teeth and gums, too.

nurse in mask with family holding infant. Adults are in masks.

Organizations unite to fight slide in childhood immunizations

  • La Paz/Mohave

FTF has partnered with state and local organizations to increase childhood immunizations in one of the highest areas of need in the state.

early childhood educators siting in a children's classroom

Early childhood teachers in Yavapai County learning ways to support social-emotional development of…

  • social-emotional development

The FTF Yavapai Regional Partnership Council funds early childhood mental health consultations to better support the social-emotional development of children.

Mom holding young daughter in pink Disney shirt

Health awareness program helps Cocopah families try healthy foods to reduce obesity in young…

  • family support

The FTF Cocopah Tribe Regional Partnership Council funds the a program designed to promote health and reduce obesity in young children in the region.

preschool boy with blue shirt standing in classroom

Developmental screening helps San Carlos boy get support to speak clearly

  • tribal

The FTF San Carlos Apache Regional Partnership Council funds the Developmental and Sensory Screening program for local families.

baby girl getting hearing screened

Dramatic drop in screening referrals prompts concern for early intervention for Arizona’s young…

  • child development

A 50% drop in referrals to Arizona’s Early Intervention Program has partners trying to reach parents about the importance of early screenings.

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.

NICU nurse reading book to newborn

Finding a trusted voice in nurses

  • child development

The FTF Community Outreach team recently trained nurses from the Arizona High Risk Perinatal Program in early childhood resources available for families.

small girl playing with triangle musical instrument

Helping bridge the service gap for children with special needs

  • child development

A pilot program is providing support for families who have developmental concerns about their child, but aren’t eligible for special needs services.

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