Working with young children can be incredibly demanding. It's important that practitioners take care of themselves and beat stress. These ten strategies can help practitioners find ways to cope when they begin to feel stressed.
This website, in both English and Spanish, has a variety of resources for pregnant and new moms, including stories, tips and free text messages about prenatal health and early childhood development.
This program provides training and food reimbursement to child care providers who serve food at their facilities. It encourages healthy eating for young children.
This is the website for the Vaccines for Children Program, part of the DC Department of Health Immunization Program. It outlines the eligibility information for free vaccines.
These resources for practitioners, focused around the week of the young child, cover the topics of play, supporting all families, teaching and teachers and health and fitness. They include articles, tips, position statements, brochures and booklists.
This resource from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention answers some basic questions about why immunizations are important.
This is the website for WIC, a program that provides services, assistance and referrals for pregnant women, new mothers, infants and children up to age five. The website contains information about services offered and eligibility.