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Learn 4 strategies for building a public health social movement and more this month in our April newsletter.
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Join us, along with Ariadne Labs​ and the Einhorn Family Charitable Trust, May 5 at 12 p.m. ET for a webinar on promoting optimal child development via the primary care setting.
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Tennessee has seen a 25 percent reduction in sleep-related infant deaths in the last two years by teaching and modeling safe sleep behaviors—both in the hospital setting and directly with parents. #safesleep #infanthealth http://www.nichq.org/blog/2016/april/tn_safe_sleep
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Suzette Oyeku updates us on the Sickle Cell Disease Treatment Demonstration Program, where the project's heading and how it's affected SCD treatment so far.
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New study shows that babies who had been exclusively breastfed for at least three months were 60% less likely to develop an ear infection in their first six month of life. #breastfeeding http://ow.ly/101nlx
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Wyoming is redefining prenatal education and transforming how Medicaid meets the needs of its pregnant population through an interactive mobile app.

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When children's socioemotional health is compromised, it can have significant implications on long-term wellness including failure in school, inability to make or sustain friendships, and poor self-image.
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Please give a big welcome to Joann Petrini. She joins NICHQ’s executive team as the Chief Science Officer. We are thrilled to have someone of Joann’s caliber joining our leadership team to help guide NICHQ into the future. http://ow.ly/4mSv8t
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The Train-to-Home intervention aims to increase parents' confidence in caring for their premature baby, thereby reducing the hospital stay and lessening the use of healthcare services after discharge.
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New parents benefit from help to prepare them to bring their premature babies home from hospital, researchers have found. A team examined the effects of a parent-orientated discharge planning process, known as the Train-to Home intervention.
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Delaware is breaking down barriers between healthcare and the law with medical-legal partnerships, and it's having an impact on the state's infant mortality reduction efforts.
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Mercedez Cahue has a passion for breastfeeding and helping others to meet their breastfeeding goals. That is why she joined the Texas Ten Step Star Achiever Breastfeeding Learning Collaborative as a parent partner.
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A Healthy Weight Initiative in New Bedford, MA has helped well over 200 kids focus on healthier lifestyles and better choices to get results.
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NICHQ (National Institute for Children’s Health Quality) is an independent, nonprofit organization that helps organizations and professionals make breakthrough improvements so children and families live healthier lives.