Stages & Ages - New Baby

5 ways to play with baby at home

The days with a baby can often run together and seem magical one moment and then mundane the next. But, each day you have the

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TCHD Plans Small Change to Safety Day Event this Saturday, September 26th

(Newcomerstown, Ohio) —This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week. To promote vehicle passenger safety awareness, the Tuscarawas County Health Department is partnering with Wendy’s

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Safety Day event planned for this weekend.

(Newcomerstown, Ohio) – The free event will take place in Newcomerstown on Saturday.

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Looking for childcare? Coad4kids is here to help!

Coad4kis is a FREE resource designed to ensure Ohio children have access to safe, nurturing childcare environments.

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It’s All About Perspective – Momfession.

After a morning of mothering and making sure the house was semi-decent (oh toddlers), this is what I came up with…

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5 steps to choosing quality childcare for your kids

Our children are our world and determining who you will leave them with every day can seem like a daunting task.

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Healthy Tip Tuesday – It’s time to think about immunizations

(U.S.) – Health officials are encouraging parents to ensure their children are up-to-date with immunizations.

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What developmental milestones should your baby be hitting?

During your baby’s first year of life, she will grow and develop at an amazing rate!

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5 ways to make tummy time fun

Always remember: back to sleep, tummy to play!

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Walmart locations in Stark and Tuscarawas Counties among 6 in Ohio to add breastfeeding pods

(New Philadelphia, Ohio) – Walmart locations in New Philadelphia and Alliance will be among six locations statewide to add Mamava lactation suites to stores.

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Licensed Ohio child care centers now eligible to take in school-age children during school day

(Ohio) – Parents are returning to work, but what do they do with their school-aged children learning remotely?

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Does your baby fall asleep in the car? Well, it’s science

We’ve all been there, peaking back through the rearview mirror to see our tiny love snoozing away. Turns out, there is some science to how

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How Does That Make You Feel? Momfession.

Four years ago, I began going to therapy every week after my son died. I needed it… desperately.

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Parents say they feel closer to their children because of lockdown

(U.S.) – A recent study indicates parents have developed stronger bonds with their children after being forced to stay home together due to COVID-19 lockdowns.

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OHIO – Governor signs bill into law requiring childcare providers to notify parents of risk to child’s safety

(Ohio) – Childcare providers licensed by the state of Ohio are now required to notify parents if they are found to have allowed serious risk

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No time for friends as a working parent? Try a new concept called ‘bundling’

In the chaos of managing a career, keeping the house clean, family schedules, nd the overload of parenting duties it may seem impossible to find

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How to spot postpartum depression in your friend

Postpartum depression continues to affect mothers around the world, do you know red flags to watch for within your tribe?

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Healthy Tip Tuesday – How to check for a fever without a thermometer

The desire to confirm whether or not you or your little ones are running a fever as soon as possible is more intense than ever

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Infant immunizations – what you need to know a parent

The Ohio Department of Health is sharing information on infant immunizations amid the nationally recognized awareness week.

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I am finally a mom!

“Each time I went to the bathroom and started my next menstrual cycle, I cried the entire day as I was filled with complete disappointment,

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Top 2020 Baby Names

To some, choosing the name your child will carry for the rest of his or her life is easy. For others, it’s the hardest part!

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Change.

Change. It’s inevitable. It’s guaranteed. However, what happens when there is so much change that nothing seems to remain constant? The world as we knew

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TCHD offers safety resources for babies and young children

If you or someone you love is in need of safety items for a baby or young child, the Tuscarawas County Health Department can provide

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Newborn babies could be separated from mothers after birth amid COVID-19 pandemic

(Ohio) – Under new guidelines from the CDC, mothers and their newborn babies could be separated in an effort to help prevent the spread of

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Pertussis (Whooping cough): What you need to know to protect yourself, your family, and your community.

(Ohio) – Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a highly contagious disease spread by direct contact with discharges from the nose or throat of

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Study indicates a household chemical may be linked to child language delays

(Ohio) – A recent study suggests that young children from low-income homes whose mothers reported frequent use of toxic chemicals like household cleaners were more

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I’m Under Qualified for Motherhood.

Before I got pregnant with my daughter, I took the leap and went back to school to fulfill my childhood dream of becoming a teacher.

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Health officials indicate an increase in RSV around the state

(Ohio) – While cold and flu numbers tend to spike this time of year, hospitals and health professionals across Ohio are also noting a spike

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You had a girl because your pregnancy was stressful? A new study says, yep!

(U.S.) – A recent study from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and New York-Presbyterian claims that maternal stress during pregnancy may influence

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