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Adverse Childhood Experiences now have a price tag

  • health

A recent report from the Morrison Institute for Public Policy has put the annual cost of ACEs in Arizona at $260 million a year.

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Baby Safety: New rule bans some infant sleep products

  • safety

Inclined sleepers are among the dangerous products to be banned. Reminder: babies are safest sleeping alone, on their back, in a crib.

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Making summertime a safe time is everyone’s responsibility

  • health

FTF encourages early childhood providers and educators to share summer safety information with the parents of young kids that they work with.

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.

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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.

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

  • Yavapai

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

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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.

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Developmental screening helps San Carlos boy get support to speak clearly

  • health and developmental screenings

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

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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.

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