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Videos Focusing on the Toddler Years January 13, 2014 - Maternal & Child Health - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health is pleased to announce a new set of videos for parents that showcase the rewards and challenges facing parents of toddlers. The Day Two videos highlight some of the challenges parents with toddlers face and give advice on how to manage difficult situations in pos... « read more »

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Breaking Down Barriers to Breastfeeding August 6, 2014 - Women Infants and Children - Information

For every mother I’ve ever talked to over the years, one of the important things I’ve learned is every journey to motherhood is different. It’s never, ever as simple as “Woman meets man and they have a child”. But one of the first things any new mom decides is simple, but oh so important... « read more »

World Breastfeeding Week August 1, 2014 - Women Infants and Children - Celebration

The New Mexico Department of Health’s Women Infants and Children (WIC) clinics around the state celebrate World Breastfeeding Week, the international celebration now underway and held annually, August 1-7. The celebration encourages breastfeeding, which improves the health of babies and mothers a... « read more »

Heart Disease Screening for Newborns July 28, 2014 - Newborn Genetic Screening - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Chapter of the March of Dimes announced today that all New Mexico hospitals will implement screening all newborns for Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD). Some hospitals are already screening for CCHD and the other remaining hospitals are p... « read more »


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