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Kohel Kara, Hatton-Bowers Holly, Williams Natalie A., Dev Dipti A., Behrends Donnia, Hulse Emily, Rida Zainab, Dingman Holly, Dinkel Danae, Gebhart Liz, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Purpose Breastfeeding and responsive feeding are important practices that support the health of infants and women. In the United States, breastfeeding continuation rates remain lower than recommended, and working women face additional challenges…

United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of Inspector General. Office of Audit Services, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
This audit provides a national snapshot of State-level approaches to some of the issues posed by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in child care settings. Our objective was to identify the approaches that CCDF lead agencies in each State and the…
Dev Dipti A., Williams Natalie A., Iruka Iheoma U., Garcia Aileen, Guo Yage, Patwardhan Irina, Cummings Katrina P., Rida Zainab, Hulse Emily, Sedani Ami, September, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: To determine if family childcare homes (FCCH) in Nebraska meet best practices for nutrition and screen time, and if focusing on nutrition and screen time policies and practices improves the FCCH environment. Design: A pre-post evaluation…
United States. Maternal and Child Health Bureau, December, 2006
Reports & Papers
A study profiling child care health consultant initiatives in the states and territories and examining factors associated with successfully implementing and sustaining these initiatives
Bruder Mary Beth, Fink Dale Borman, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of state policies that affect the participation of children with complex medical needs in licensed child care, based on interviews with informants from a wide range of state departments and agencies
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), 2001
Reports & Papers
A compilation of vaccination rates of children in early years settings, based on school-based surveys from 64 programs in the fifty states, eight territories, five cities, and the District of Columbia in the United States
United States. Administration for Children, Youth, and Families, December, 1996
Reports & Papers
Descriptive findings from a study of the Head Start Health Component, using child health records and standard data from the Head Start Program Information Report (PIR), plus observations and interviews with parents and staff, collected during the…
Children's Defense Fund (U.S.), 1992
Reports & Papers
A study of the Head Start program?s effects on disadvantaged rural students development compared with non-Head Start rural students, based on results from the analysis of variance studies in testing of 144 children in Mississippi enrolled in Head…