Tip sheets, resources and other tools for using MyPlate with children and families.
Celebrated each year in September. Organizations and individuals are asked to observe and support this step to prevent childhood obesity.
This revised pamphlet series from Maryland offers a comprehensive treatment of important child health issues, but delivers the information in small doses during each recertification counseling session. In English and Spanish.
American Heart Association.
New scientific statement on recommended intake levels of added sugars for children.
DHHS. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Website with videos, tips and resources to address common parenting challenges, so parents can be more confident and help children in their development.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Free resources to encourage parents to be aware of child developmental milestones and to track the child's progress.
DHHS. Office of the Administration for Children and Families and Too Small to Fail.
Research has found that providing children from birth to five with consistent, language-rich experiences – such as talking, reading, and singing – can have important benefits on their brain development and future school success.
Join First Lady Michelle Obama, community leaders, teachers, doctors, nurses, moms and dads in a campaign to tackle the challenge of childhood obesity.
USDA. WIC Works Resource System.
Intended for preschool aged WIC participants, in particular 2-4 year olds. May be used to keep the child occupied while WIC staff perform the WIC nutrition assessment, nutrition education and/or other WIC nutrition services.