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Parents & Caregivers
Parenting: The hardest and most important job in the world. Help Me Grow home visitors can provide caring support and reliable information on the topics that matter to you. Whether it’s how to soothe your crying baby, how to manage sleep (your’s included!) or how to deal with the stresses of parenting, we are here for a little added support. While listening to your needs and concerns, we will empower you to make your own decisions about what is best for you and your baby.

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Your Pregnancy     Your Child's Health

During your pregnancy, exciting things happen to you and your developing baby every day. Click here for information and resources about having a healthy pregnancy.     A healthy baby is a happy baby! Have questions about mom & baby sleep habits, baby care and feeding, health, physical development, and safety? Click here for more information.
Your Child's Development     Safety-Injury Prevention

Infants are happier and healthier when they feel safe and connected. Click here for information on healthy social and emotional child development.     Every parent wants to protect their children from harm and to keep them safe. Click here to learn more about the steps you can take to prevent the leading causes of child injury.
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Topic Specific Pages 
Depression During and After Pregnancy
Down Syndrome
Essentials for Parenting Toddlers and Preschoolers
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders
Immunization and Your Baby
Oral Health for Your Baby
Prevention of Child Abuse
Preventing Child Injuries
Safe Sleep for Infants
Safe Haven for Newborn Babies
Safe Toys 
Shaken Baby Syndrome
Toxic Stress




Helpful Links

  • Red Treehouse was created to provide a welcoming and vibrant online community for families
    and professionals to explore resources to help children and young adults, prenatal through age 25.
  • Love Talk Play- Learn why love, talk and play are important to give your child a great start
    in life and to get ideas for how you can add more love, talk and play into your daily routine
    with your child.
  • Up and Away
    Up and Away and Out of Sight is an educational program to remind families of the
    importance of safe medicine storage. It is an initiative of PROTECT, in partnership
    with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Consumer Healthcare
    Products Association Educational Foundation and other organizations.
  • Bold Beginning!
    An online resource for anyone who interacts with children- whether a parent, grandparent, caretaker, teacher, or child care provider- with helpful information and resources from many of Ohio’s state agencies.”
Child Development
Children With Disabilities
  • Autism Society of America
    The mission of the Autism Society of America is to promote lifelong access and opportunity
    for all individuals within the autism spectrum, and their families, to be fully participating,
    included members of their community.