Jumpstart’s Read for the Record brings together millions of adults and children around the world each year to read the same book on the same day in order to raise awareness about the critical importance of early literacy. This year, Jumpstart is celebrating the 14th anniversary of Read for the Record on Thursday, November 7, 2019!
Thank You, Omu! tells the story of a generous elderly woman who makes a fantastic pot of thick red stew. The scent from her stew travels all throughout her neighborhood and brings all of her community members over to her home for a taste. By the end, she shares a lovely feast with her neighbors where everyone contributes to the meal.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests that we can work to reduce preterm birth using the following strategies:
The Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Palm Beach County (HMHB) seeks to improve birth outcomes and promote healthy families by providing access to care, education, and support to those facing the physical, emotional, economic, and social challenges of pregnancy and infant care. HMHB is considered "The Gateway" to accessing prenatal care in Palm Beach County and is the only prenatal focused agency that is part of the Healthy Beginnings system of the Children's Services Council of Palm Beach County. They also offer free childbirth classes, free workshops for parents, and provide access to free local parent support groups. For more information, visit their website here!
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