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Fast Facts for Families

Fast Facts for Families: What Every Childcare Provider Should Know About Immunization

Illustrates that, in order for young children to be safe from vaccine-preventable diseases, children and everyone caring for them must be up-to-date on their immunizations.

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Fast Facts for Families: Pertussis, A Family Affair

Explains how immunity against pertussis (whooping cough) is only obtained after a child has received all of the required doses. Illustrates the importance of immunization for everyone in contact with infants and small children.

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Fast Facts for Families: What You Should Know About Jaundice Management

Explains detection and treatment of jaundice in newborns. Relays the importance of a bilirubin test for babies before leaving the hospital and again within 48 hours after discharge.

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Fast Facts for Families: What You Need to Know About Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)

Educates about RSV, a major cause of respiratory illness in infants and young children.

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Fast Facts for Families Baby Your Oral Health: What You Need to Know About Oral Health and Pregnancy (2005)

Outlines the importance of practicing good oral health habits before and during pregnancy in order to prevent premature birth.

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Fast Facts: What You Should Know About Short Cervix & Preterm Birth

Provides an overview of cervical length and explains why screening for short cervix in moms-to-be with an at-risk medical history may help reduce the chance for early labor and birth.

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