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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.

Use of health consultants on the rise among child care providers

  • AZ communities

The AZ Healthy Child Care Helpline is available free of charge to Arizona child care providers to connect with a trained health expert.

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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.

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…

  • mental health

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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