Bright Futures Child Care Health Partnership
Bright Futures/Child Care Health Partnership Handouts for Parents
Introducing new handouts that provide parents with tips on what child care programs will be working on with a child based on the child’s age. Each handout includes:
- Tools for healthy, active living
- Tips by topic areas such as "relationships" and "nutrition"
- Questions for parents to ask their health care professional
These tips are based in best practice, including Caring for our Children health and safety standards.
Bright Futures is a national health promotion and disease prevention initiative that addresses children's health needs in the context of family and community. In addition to use in pediatric practice, many states implement Bright Futures principles, guidelines and tools to strengthen the connections between state and local programs, pediatric primary care, families, and local communities. Whether you are a health care or public health professional, a parent, or a child advocate, Bright Futures offers many different resources for your use in improving and maintaining the health of all children and adolescents. Visit the Bright Futures Web site here.