Maternal and Infant Mental Health
This paper discusses the impact of maternal depression on the social and emotional health of young children.
The Vaccine Decision
Zero to Three
An article about the importance of family leave during the early years in a child's life.
Information on women and maternal health.
The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) provides Federal grants to States for supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.
What is Colic?
Helpful information for colic and how to sooth babies that cry excessively.
Utah Poison Control
In a poison emergency, every second counts. Free, expert, and confidential help is only a call away.800-222-1222
Utah Breastfeeding Coalition
The Utah Breastfeeding Coalition is a group of health professionals, public health organizations, educators, policy makers, employers and other community individuals and groups whose purpose is to collaboratively promote, protect and support breastfeeding in Utah.
Parenting Counts is a research-based resource developed to support parents and caregivers in raising socially and emotionally healthy children. Our approach is to provide parents, caregivers, and early learning professionals with information they can trust, understand, and use in their daily interactions with children.
The Period of PURPLE Crying begins at about 2 weeks of age and continues until about 3-4 months of age. There are other common characteristics of this phase, or period, which are better described by the acronym PURPLE. All babies go through this period. It is during this time that some babies can cry a lot and some far less, but they all go through it.