Breastfeeding Friendly Child Care Designations

N.C.'s Breastfeeding-Friendly Designations Go To Eleven Child Care Centers The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services' Division of Public Health (DPH) launched its fourth North Carolina Breastfeeding-Friendly Child Care Designations on October 8, 2015, awarding the distinction to eleven...

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Watching TV in Infancy Associated with Lower Cognitive Development

A new study to adds to research that suggests television can have a negative impact on infants and toddlers. In a study of 259 families researchers found that babies who regularly watched TV had lower scores on cognitive and language...

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Smart Start’s Approach to Building State & Local Networks

Smart Start is a living laboratory of state and local system-building efforts that bring together all the people involved in a young child’s life—families, teachers, doctors, caregivers, social workers, and many others—to ensure every child has all they need...

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