Celebrating Women’s History Month all year long!

Celebrating Women’s History All Year Long! March is Women’s History Month so for 31 days we have an opportunity to highlight the contributions women have made and continue to make to our society. At First Chance for Children we like to incorporate Women’s History into many of the things we do and celebrate year round!  …

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The Invisible Public Health Crisis A profound situation: Choosing between feeding your child or changing their diaper. In the United States, one in three parents have had to make that choice. Diapers are an essential child care need and a significant expense for families with young children. The National Diaper Bank Network defines “diaper need” as …

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DOULAS IMPROVE PREGNANCY OUTCOMES FOR BLACK BIRTHERS

April 11-17, 2022 is Black Maternal Health Week (BMHW). This year, the City of Columbia declared April 11 as Black Doula Day! Research shows that Black birthers have the worst outcomes among the pregnant and postpartum populations. To support Black birthers in our community and improve their outcomes and experiences, we are sharing information on …

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Spring is finally here!

I don’t know about you but if you are anything like me spring is a time of hope.  The weather starts to get warmer, the light stays a little longer and it lures people outside to enjoy what we normally cannot in the winter.  If you are wondering what you can do with your young …

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Many Ways to Play in March

March is full of fun play events for your family! Take a look at all the family activities Lend & Learn has planned this month! Outdoor Pop-Up Lend & Learn events are back this Spring! Lend & Learn is hosting free and fun outdoor events for children ages 0-5 and their families this spring! Your …

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