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Parents Beware: Manufacturers’ Safety Claims May Not Measure Up

The safest place for a baby to sleep is on his/her back, in an empty crib (no blankets, pillows, or stuffed animals), ideally in the same room as a parent. These steps are linked to a much lower rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and infant suffocation. Since the National Institute for Health launched the Safe to Sleep campaign (previously called Back to Sleep) in 1994, SIDS deaths have declined 50 percent while rates of back-sleeping have increased. The campaign works with pediatricians and other medical professionals as well as community leaders to communicate the basics of safe sleep and connect families with resources to help address issues they face.
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May 2019 eNews

ICS is part of the 80+ member network known as Greenville County Care Coordination Collaborative. GCCCC was established by Help Me Grow SC and is a cooperative of agencies, organizations, and care providers with expertise in childhood health and developmental issues. A community needs assessment revealed gaps in services and an urgency to address housing instability.
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April eNews

On Tuesday, April 23 in Columbia, SC, ICS brought together state representatives and senators (and their staff) from across the aisle. The legislators serve on the House Education and Public Works Committee and Senate Education Committee respectively. The purpose of the annual dinner is to foster relationships with the legislative members who represent the five million citizens of South Carolina. The dinner was engaging and filled with lively conversations about taking quantum leaps in education and moving children (especially 0-8) forward in early childhood education (ECE).
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March 2019 Newsletter

What We've Been Up To Co-Hosting an Outstanding 2-Day Nurturing Developing Minds Conference and Research & Implementation Symposium The Prisma Health - Bradshaw Institute for Community Child Health & Advocacy - ICS 2019 Nurturing Developing Minds Conference was a resounding…

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January 2019 Newsletter

2019 Nurturing Developing Minds Register Now Non-medical participants can register through this form. Medical providers can receive Continuing Medical Education credit by registering here. The Institute for Child Success is partnering with the Children’s Hospital to convene the Early Childhood Research and Implementation…

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