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September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Sep 07, 2018

Did you know that one in every five children in America is considered obese? Obesity rates are climbing in both infants and toddlers, preventing them from having a healthy start in life. National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month provides an opportunity for both home visitors and parents to learn more about combating this serious health issue in children.

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The Benefits of Breastfeeding

Aug 23, 2018

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month! The first week of August was World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7), but people are celebrating the amazing benefits of breastfeeding throughout the entire month while continuously working to ensure that women have the support they need while they breastfeed.

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Love Shouldn't Hurt: Teen Dating Violence Prevention

Feb 28, 2018

February was Teen Dating Violence Prevention Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), intimate partner violence (IPV) is a serious, but preventable health problem that affects millions of Americans. The term IPV refers to physical, sexual, or psychological harm by a current or former partner or spouse. This type of violence can occur among heterosexual or same-sex couples, and does not require sexual intimacy. Read More

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