How to Support Pregnant and Parenting Teens

At our Family Strengthening Network workshop for home visitors, El Nido Family Centers invited two young parents to speak about their experience in El Nido’s Teen Parenting Services programs. We’ve posted video of this impressive mom and dad. Several teen parenting resources are also posted here.

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Fatherhood Matters: Resources That Encourage Dads to Stay Involved With Their Kids

It’s Father’s Day this weekend, so we’ve rounded up a few resources you can use (all year long) to emphasize the importance of fatherhood.

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Video: Dr. Sean Kossari Highlights the Benefits of ‘Welcome Baby’

San Fernando Valley OB/GYN Dr. Sean Kossari tells Welcome Baby outreach specialist Mardee Jessop why he encourages all his patients to enroll in the Welcome Baby program. Specific topics include: parent education, breastfeeding, parent-child bonding, maternal depression, and helping parents understand healthy infant development.

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‘Talk Read Sing’ Activities and Resources

In The Gift of Play: Brain Building and Bonding With Your Baby, we posted information, videos, and resources to help and encourage parents to play with their babies. But we couldn’t stop ourselves — there’s just so much more to share. Here’s another round of resources related to the talking-reading-singing movement.

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The Gift of Play: Brain Building and Bonding With Your Baby

You are your baby’s favorite toy! Playtime builds your baby’s brain and strengthens the parent-child bond. Here are some tips and activity ideas.

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