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Physical Health and Wellness

Oral Health - There is a strong connection between oral disease and physical health. Learn more about the importance of Oral Health.

WIC - WIC is a health and nutrition program for women, infants, and children up to age five who are found to be at nutritional risk.

Breastfeeding - Breastfeeding can reduce the risk for short and long-term health conditions for both infants and their mothers.

Substance use - Learn what resources are available to support families who may be experiencing substance use disorder

Safe Sleep –  Sleep related deaths are preventable. Learn how to help a baby sleep safely.

Mother Infant Health Equity Improvement Plan - Michigan’s strategic plan to improve maternal and infant health

Family Planning – Michigan's Family Planning Program provides high quality reproductive health care to women, men, and teens at low or no-cost.

 Lead -  Lead exposure can impact both children and pregnant women

Child Development – Resources to support how a child learns and grows

Early-On Michigan – Early Intervention for children birth to three

MI Kids Matter  - Michigan resources for families

Additional Resources

School Readiness

Every child in Michigan should be ready and able to learn by Kindgergarten

Social Emotional Health

Emotional health is an important part of overall wellness for parents and children.

Early Childhood System

All children need access to high-quality services.   To support the healthy development of all children states and communities must provide comprehensive and coordinated systems of high-quality services.

Local Services

Supplemental services such as housing, transportation, local health department information, and more are an important part of every community. 

Research and Data

Home Visiting and early childhood programs have a strong basis in research.