Resources

Maternal Depression: First Steps

This issue brief will help mothers, families and family advocates understand the signs of maternal depression, the interdependence between caregiver-child health and well-being, and provides guidance on how mothers can connect with their pediatricians to get the help they need to heal.

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Data-for-Equity Research Brief

Child care is unaffordable for the majority of working parents, especially for low-income and black and Hispanic working parents. This research brief provides insight and analysis about the challenges families face in affording childcare, which can underpin inequities in early childhood health and development.

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Early Childhood Data in Action

Three case studies from communities leveraging data to improve early childhood outcomes. Specifically, readers will uncover how to develop a culture of data collection, build local capacity, and use data to inform critical public policy decisions.

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Metrics for Early Childhood Systems: A National Scan

This report provides the results of a national scan of metrics used by early childhood systems and initiatives to assess the well-being of young children and their families. Along with a detailed list of all metrics scanned, the report includes observations and recommendations about the state of early childhood data, an overview of common challenges, and recommendations about the most important opportunities to advance measurement and data use in the field of early childhood development and care.

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Early Childhood CoIIN Learning Session Resources

Resources from the Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems Collaborative Improvement and Innovation Network summer conference. Click in for on-site videos of two powerful panel presentations and a compilation of popular resources.

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Early Childhood Developmental Screening and Title V: Building Better Systems

This issue brief provides insight into the Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant developmental screening activities across the country. It aims to inform public health professionals, partners and stakeholders of different developmental screening-related strategies that could be applied in communities, and to provide connections to states highlighted for their work on this topic.

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