Case Studies on Childhood Obesity Prevention

Case Studies on Childhood Obesity Prevention

Through the National Early Care and Education Learning Collaboratives project, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) funded Nemours Children’s Health System to support the spread and scale of best practices related to obesity prevention in early care and education (ECE) settings. For five years (2011 – 2016), Nemours and CDC worked with grantees… Continue Reading Case Studies on Childhood Obesity Prevention

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Breastfeeding-Friendly Initiatives in Arizona

Breastfeeding-Friendly Initiatives in Arizona

Child Parent Centers, Inc. (CPC) is the regional Early/Head Start grantee that serves Pima, Santa Cruz, Cochise, Graham and Greenlee counties in Arizona. The program is primarily center-based but also uses home-based, family child care, and Early Head Start/Child Care Partnership models. In 2014, CPC Early/Head Start participated in the Empower PLUS+ project (Arizona’s brand… Continue Reading Breastfeeding-Friendly Initiatives in Arizona

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Creating a Supportive Breastfeeding Area

Creating a Supportive Breastfeeding Area

The Tempe Christian Preschool in Tempe, Arizona is actively engaged in improving policies and practices to support breastfeeding. The preschool is one of 75 early childcare and education (ECE) facilities participating in the national Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative (ECELC), a CDC funded effort known as the Empower PLUS+ Program in Arizona. A standard… Continue Reading Creating a Supportive Breastfeeding Area

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