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Healthy Teeth and Gums for Babies

Helping a baby have healthy teeth and gums can be easy! Poor oral health can be devastating for children — untreated cavities can lead to problems with eating, speaking, learning and playing. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and a good time to reflect on ways parents and caregivers can help prevent cavities and …

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Celebrating Black History Month Year Around

At First Chance for Children, we believe in the importance of celebrating differences and talking about diversity all year long. Black history month gives us the opportunity to start those conversations with our loved ones.  Conversations with Young Children Teaching children from an early age about Black history is as simple and significant as teaching …

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Developmental ASQ Screening Kits for your Child

First Chance is now offering eligible families free Developmental ASQ (Ages and Stages Questionnaire) Screening Kits for children ages 0-5 years. Is my child on track? Parenting during a pandemic may leave you feeling more uncertain if your child is staying on track with their development. You’re not alone. Many parents are wondering, Is my …

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4 Ways to Spend More Time Outside

Time outside is simple, cheap, and good for you & your child. Playing outdoors involves movement, choices, exploration, discovery, and interaction – all important ingredients for both you and your child’s health and wellness. Even 20 minutes outside is a sensory experience for your baby, full of fresh air, new sounds, smells, textures, and colors.  …

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