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  1. Black Maternal Health Week: Restoring Black Autonomy and Joy!

    Black Maternal Health Week: Restoring Black Autonomy and Joy!

    Black Maternal Health Week takes place nationally April 11–17. Founded by the Black Mamas Matter Alliance​ (BMMA), the week sets aside time and resources to specifically raise awareness of the inequities Black women and their infants encounter, build activism, rally our communities, and empower all voices to drive change. While it is truly inspiring to see[…..]

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  2. Prematurity Awareness Month: How to Lower the Risks

    Prematurity Awareness Month: How to Lower the Risks

    Did you know that one in every 10 babies is born prematurely each year in the United States? A premature (or preterm) birth is when a baby is born at least three weeks before the due date. A developing baby goes through important growth throughout pregnancy, including in the final months and weeks. For example,[…..]

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  3. Intro to the Dual Generation Center at Stubbs Early Education Center

    The Dual Generation Center at the Stubbs Early Education Center — located at 1100 N. Pine Street, 2nd Floor, Wilmington, DE 19801 — offers opportunities for adults in parenting skills, literacy, financial education, GED preparation, and job training. The center also houses state services from the Department of Health and Social Services; the Department of[…..]

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  4. CDC COVID-19 Resources

    CDC COVID-19 Resources

    It is important that you and your families have accurate information about the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. We have compiled resources to help all Delawareans understand the disease and its effects on our community.

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  5. HOME VISITING: Pregnancy Complications

    HOME VISITING: Pregnancy Complications

    A first time pregnancy is a joyous time. It can also bring many worries. It can be scary to learn that you have pregnancy complications. There can be problems with your health or problems with your baby’s health. At the next appointment, your doctor might share information on what can happen during pregnancy. The information[…..]

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  6. HOME VISITING: Pregnancy Swelling

    HOME VISITING: Pregnancy Swelling

    Are you expecting? Every month of pregnancy, you will experience a new change to your body. Your belly will get bigger. Your hair might look shinier. Some changes will be more apparent than other changes. Every pregnancy is different. Some woman can experience pregnancy swelling. Pregnancy swelling is normal. Your hands face, feet or ankles[…..]

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  7. SAFE SLEEP POPULAR PRODUCT 2: Baby Sleeper

    SAFE SLEEP POPULAR PRODUCT 2: Baby Sleeper

    Convenience is key when you are a new parent. You have a lot to get done when you have a baby, while balancing your work and home life. That’s why sleeping products like baby sleepers that help keep your child happy are popular. Products like these often allow your little one to play with a[…..]

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  8. HOME VISITING: Breastfeeding and Marijuana Use

    HOME VISITING: Breastfeeding and Marijuana Use

    Just once or on occasion is a big NO when it comes to marijuana use. No amount of marijuana is safe to use during pregnancy or after breastfeeding. You can still pass the harmful substance to your baby through breast milk.  Although the use of medical marijuana is legal in Delaware, marijuana use in any[…..]

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  9. HOME VISITING: The Importance of Birth Spacing

    HOME VISITING: The Importance of Birth Spacing

    Birth spacing is when a woman gives her body enough time to recover between pregnancies. A mother’s body needs to rest and recover after pregnancy. Moms should wait at least 18 months between giving birth and getting pregnant again. Why should moms wait 18 months? Their bodies need time. Time to heal and recover from[…..]

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  10. HOME VISITING: Relieving Holiday Stress

    HOME VISITING: Relieving Holiday Stress

    You may already know some of the benefits of home visiting. However, have you ever thought about how home visiting can help during the holidays? Here are a few advantages of how home visiting can help reduce stress during the holidays: Provide Professional Help: It is nice to have family around during the holidays, but sometimes[…..]

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