Resources For Parents
Organziations and websites featuring information about early childhood health, safety, care and education. Additional links and resources can also be found through individual websites.
March of Dimes
Leading non-profit organization for pregnancy and baby health
American Academy of Pediatrics
Dedicated to the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults
U.S Consumer Product Safety Commission
CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a hazard or can injure children
Preventing injuries at home, at play and on the way
The National Association for the Education of Young Children
Promotes excellence in early childhood education
Goal is to inspire everyone who impacts young children to make the best possible decisions to boost school readiness
Zero to Three
National center for infants, toddlers and families. Goal is to promote the health and development of infants and toddlers
To improve the well-being of children by increasing the proportion of children growing up with involved, responsible, and committed fathers.
Centers for Disease Control
online resource for credible health information
What to Expect
From the author of What to Expect While You’re Expecting
Futures Without Violence
Loving parents, Loving Kids: Creating Futures without Violence
For Our Babies
A national movement promoting healthy development in U.S. children from conception to age 3
The Technical Assitance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI)
Takes the research that shows which practices improve social-emtion outcomes for young children and creates free products and resources most of which are avialble to immediatley view, download and use.
Early Childhood Iowa
This Web site was created to provide FREE, objective, accurate early care, health, and education information for families in Iowa.
Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral
Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral provides resources, education and advocacy to support quality child care.
Early ACCESS Iowa
Early Access is Iowa's system of early intervention services for infants and toddlers with or at risk for developmental delays.