Resources for Children with Special Health Care Needs

Children’s Medical Services (CMS) is a collection of special programs for eligible children with special needs. The CMS Health Plan is for children who: Are under age 21 and eligible for Medicaid or Have special healthcare needs that require extensive preventive and ongoing care The need for preventive and ongoing care could mean working with several different providers at once. It might also mean working with state agencies or finding local community resources. The plan’s goal is to … Read more

Tummy Time – What You Need to Know

What is Tummy Time? Tummy Time is one of baby’s first exercises—and the most important! Tummy Time is the period during the day your baby spends awake and on their stomach. It is a crucial exercise for baby’s motor, visual, and sensory development. Baby can begin Tummy Time as a newborn. They can continue to do Tummy Time throughout their first year. Tummy Time: Know the Basics Why does my baby need Tummy Time? To … Read more

Ten Bedtime Tips for Kids

A survey by KidsHealth found that 70% of kids said they wished they could get more sleep and 71% of kids said they felt sort of sleepy or very sleepy when it’s time to wake up for school. These fun bedtime tips for kids will give children what they want and create a little more downtime for mom and dad. It’s a win win for everyone! Article shared from Stress Free Kids Top 10 bedtime tips … Read more

Safe Sleep Practices

Did you know that the leading cause of injury-related death for infants under the age of one is by suffocation or strangulation in an adult bed? Studies have shown that the risk for infant death by suffocation is up to 40 times greater when placed in an adult bed than in a crib. While the unknown causes that contribute to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) cannot be completely prevented, creating a safe sleep environment can … Read more