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Maternal Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Programs

Political Threats to the Health of Children

Bruce Lesley | Posted 05.24.2015 | Politics
Bruce Lesley

Although both Democrats and Republicans in Congress have introduced bills and proposals about how best to proceed, we live in an era where money and politics take precedence and the question of doing what is "in the best interest of children" is far too often forgotten or ignored. That must end.

Competent, Caring Staff Crucial to Program Success

Laura Stepp | Posted 02.07.2015 | Impact
Laura Stepp

Among the hundreds of programs that scholar Ron Haskins examined for his persuasive new book on social policy, one stands out in his mind: a home visiting initiative in Texas that sends nurses to visit teenage girls who are pregnant or new mothers.

Helping Children Today Changes Tomorrow's Outcomes: Home Visiting Is the Key

Verelyn Gibbs Watson | Posted 02.03.2015 | Education
Verelyn Gibbs Watson

life is more complicated now. Parents may be struggling to manage two, or even three, jobs, or school, while taking care of their children. That's why I have been an avid supporter of various home visiting programs that are available in hundreds of communities across the country.

A Simple, Powerful Service for Young Children: Home Visiting

Judith Sandalow | Posted 10.02.2013 | DC
Judith Sandalow

Dr. García, now that you're taking the lead at the Department of Health, we hope that you will prioritize this home visiting work so that the funds your department worked so hard to win aren't lost. Thank you for your attention to this issue.

Janie Campbell

'Disgust': State Pulls Funded Programs For Poor Families

HuffingtonPost.com | Janie Campbell | Posted 07.31.2014 | Miami

It was a no-brainer. With approximately 1 in 6 residents on food stamps -- increasingly, children -- Florida is struggling with a deep-rooted pove...