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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

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

close up of newborn baby holding an adult hand

Helping home visitors serve substance-exposed newborns and their families

  • family support

FTF recently received a grant that will provide additional training to parent educators who work with families of substance-exposed newborn babies.

Tips for talking with young children about coronavirus

  • health

Find information and resources to help support young children emotionally with concerns about COVID-19.

two nurses hold the FTF growth chart

FTF celebrates health care heroes during Global Year of the Nurse and Midwife

  • health

First Things First recognizes the important role that nurses and midwives play in helping families keep their babies, toddlers and preschoolers healthy.

mom holding small baby

Helping smooth the transition to parenthood

  • family support

As Arizona’s early childhood agency, FTF recognizes the important first months in a newborn’s life and is sponsoring the 4th Trimester Arizona…

early vision screening can help correct problems

Keep an eye on your child’s vision

  • health

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

newborn getting a hearing test

Working together to better meet the developmental needs of Arizona’s youngest children

  • health

Ensuring a child’s healthy development is a partnership between families, non-profit and public agencies, health care providers, early educators and other…

baby sleeping on his back

Creating a safe sleep environment at home for baby

  • safety

Governor Doug Ducey has proclaimed October as Safe Sleep Awareness Month in Arizona, which aims to educate families with babies about safe sleep practices.

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