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Nguyen K-P, Mai CT, Santa Clara Valley Breastfeeding Task Force. n.d.. Breastfeeding educational materials in Vietnamese language. [No place, CA: Santa Clara Valley Breastfeeding Task Force], 6 items.

Annotation: This resource provides downloadable breastfeeding-education pamphlets for new mothers. Topics of the pamphlets include breastfeeding, milk quality, how to breastfeed, breast milk expression and storage, taking care of sore nipples and breast engorgement, and what to eat while breastfeeding. Each pamphlet is available in English and Vietnamese.

Contact: University of California, Berkeley, College of Natural Resources, 101 Giannini Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, Telephone: (510) 642-7171 E-mail: cnrmain@nature.berkeley.edu Web Site: http://nature.berkeley.edu/site/index.php Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Breastfeeding, Breastfeeding promotion, Consumer education materials, Infants, Nutrition

Philadelphia Department of Public Health. n.d.. Why breastfeed? Just listen to what mothers say!. Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Division of Maternal, Child, and Family Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This flyer provides quotes from mothers who breastfeed and summarizes why breastfeeding is good for babies, mothers, and families. It is available in Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Indonesian, Khmer, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Contact: Philadelphia Department of Public Health, Division of Maternal, Child, and Family Health, 1101 Market Street, Ninth Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, Telephone: (215) 685-5225 Fax: (215) 685-5257 E-mail: Web Site: http://www.phila.gov/health/mcfh/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Breastfeeding, Consumer education materials, Non English language materials, Spanish language materials

SIDS and Kids Australia. n.d.. Make up your baby's cot using safe sleep messaging. [Hawthorne, Victoria, Australia]: SIDS and Kids Australia, 1 p.

Annotation: This illustrated flyer describes the proper sleeping environment for babies in cribs. It is available in Arabian, Assyrian, Bosnian, Chinese, Khmer, Lao, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Contact: SIDS and Kids Australia, 98 Morang Road. Suite 1, Hawthorne, Victoria, Australia 3122, Telephone: +61 3 9819 4595 Fax: +61 3 9818 4596 E-mail: yvonne@sidsandkids.org Web Site: http://www.sidsandkids.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Consumer education materials, Infant equipment, Infants, Injury prevention, Non English language materials, Sleep position, Spanish language materials

American Academy of Pediatrics. 2018. Oral health toolkit. Itasca, NY: American Academy of Pediatrics,

Annotation: This toolkit provides oral health resources that health professionals can share with pregnant women and new moms. The print resources, which include the complete toolkit, brochures, posters, and infographics, are available in Arabic, Cambodian, English, French, Korean, Spanish, and Taiwanese. Videos are available in English and Spanish. The resources offer information about where to obtain oral health care by state and about how to care for gums and teeth during pregnancy and infancy.

Contact: American Academy of Pediatrics, 345 Park Boulevard, Itasca, IL 60143, Telephone: (630) 626-6000 Secondary Telephone: (847) 434-4000 Fax: (847) 434-8000 Web Site: https://www.aap.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Asian language materials. Non English language materials, Brochures, Consumer education materials, Infants, Medicaid, Oral health, Posters, Pregnant women, Spanish language materials, Videos

San Francisco Department of Public Health, Dental Services. [2016]. Informed consent for silver diamine fluoride. San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Department of Public Health, Dental Services, 1 p.

Annotation: This form is designed to assist oral health professionals in obtaining patient consent for use of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) to arrest dental caries. Contents include facts about SDF, including potential risks, and alternatives to using SDF. A photo of how teeth may look after SDF treatment is included. The form is available in Chinese, English, and Spanish.

Contact: National Network for Oral Health Access, 181 East 56th Avenue, Suite 501, Denver, CO 80216, Telephone: (866) 316-4995 Fax: (866) 316-4995 E-mail: info@nnoha.org Web Site: http://www.nnoha.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Dental care, Dental caries, Disease prevention, Informed consent, Non English language materials, Spanish language materials

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health. 2016-. Resource guide. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health, irregular.

Annotation: The Resource Guide to Health Disparities Resources is an easy-to-use guide published by the Office of Minority Health. This guide lists phone numbers and addresses to OMH regional coordinators, Public Health Service minority liaisons, Federal information centers and clearinghouses, and national organizations, categorized by target population. There is also a section on minority colleges.

Contact: U.S. Office of Minority Health Resource Center, P.O. Box 37337, Washington, DC 20013-7337, Telephone: (800) 444-6472 Secondary Telephone: (301) 251-1432 Fax: (301) 251-2160 E-mail: info@minorityhealth.hhs.gov Web Site: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx?lvl=1&lvlid=3 Available from the website.

Keywords: American Indians, Asian Americans, Asian language materials, Blacks, Directories, Federal agencies, Health services, Hispanic Americans, Minority health, Organizations, Pacific Islanders, Public health services, Resource centers, Resource materials, Spanish language materials, State agencies

National Diabetes Education Program. 2011-. Diabetes HealthSense. Bethesda, MD: National Diabetes Education Program,

Annotation: These resources are designed to help people prevent or manage diabetes. Contents include tracking tools, printable documents, online and inperson programs, videos and podcasts, presentations, mobile applications, and websites. Topics include eating healthy, being active, managing weight, coping with stress and emotions, setting goals, stopping smoking, preventing diabetes-related health problems, and checking blood glucose. The resources can be searched by topic, age, type of resource, or language (English, Spanish, and Vietnamese). Resources are are also available for people with diabetes or prediabetes, and those at risk for diabetes; family members, friends, or caregivers; health professionals; teachers or school health professionals; community health workers; and community organizations. A community health promotion toolkit is also available.

Contact: National Diabetes Education Program, One Diabetes Way, Bethesda, MD 20841-9692, Telephone: (301) 496-3583 Web Site: http://ndep.nih.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Behavior modification, Diabetes, Health behavior, Health promotion, Multimedia, Non English language materials, Self care, Spanish language materials

U.S. Office of the Surgeon General. 2011-. Surgeon General's family health history initiative. Rockville, MD: U.S. Office of the Surgeon General,

Annotation: This website provides information and resources for a national public health campaign to encourage families to learn more about their family health history. Contents include the My Family Health Portrait tool, a web-enabled program for collecting and sharing family history information with health professionals and other family members. The tool is also available in printable versions in English, Chinese, French, Polish, Portuguese, and Spanish. Additional resources include guidance on planning and conducting conversations with family members, information about National Family History Day (Thanksgiving), and links to related resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Human Genome Research Institute.

Contact: U.S. Office of the Surgeon General, Tower Building, Plaza Level 1, Room 100, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Rockville, MD 20852, Telephone: (240) 276-8853 Fax: (240) 453-6141 Web Site: http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/index.html Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Family health, Federal initiatives, Medical history, Non English language materials, Public awareness campaigns, Public health, Spanish language materials

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health. 2011. A lifetime of good health: Your guide to staying healthy. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health, 67 pp.

Annotation: This guide offers a plan for women's health at all stages of life. It outlines healthy behaviors to prevent and manage many health conditions that can affect women, and specifically addresses pregnancy, breastfeeding, healthy eating, physical activity, menopause, and breast cancer. Topics include risk factors, screening tests and immunizations, and talking with a health professional. The guide is available in Chinese, English, and Spanish..

Contact: National Women's Health Information Center, 8270 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax, VA 22031, Telephone: (800) 994-9662 Secondary Telephone: (888) 220-5446 Fax: (703) 560-6598 Web Site: http://www.womenshealth.gov Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: , Asian language materials, Disease management, Educational materials, Health behavior, Health promotion, Oral Health, Preventive health services, Spanish language materials, Women

Minnesota SIDS Center, Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota. 2011. Safe and asleep in a crib of their own. St. Paul, MN: Maternal and Child Health Section, Minnesota Department of Health, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for parents and other caregivers provides tips for keeping infants safe during sleep. Topics include suffocation and safe sleep environments. The brochure is available in English, Spanish, Hmong, and Somali.

Contact: Minnesota Department of Health, Maternal and Child Health Section, P.O. Box 64882, St. Paul, MN 55164-0882, Telephone: (651) 201-3760 Fax: (651) 201-3590 Web Site: http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/cfh/program/mch/index.cfm Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Consumer education, Environmental influences, Infants, Injury prevention, Non English language materials, Public awareness campaign materials, SIDS, Sleep position, Spanish language materials, Suffocation

World Health Organization. 2011. WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic. Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization, irregular.

Annotation: This report tracks the status of the tobacco epidemic and the impact of interventions implemented to stop it. Contents include the World Health Organization's framework convention on tobacco control, along with guidelines for implementation. Topics include monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies, protecting from tobacco smoke, offering help to quit tobacco use, warning about the dangers of tobacco, health warning labels, and anti-tobacco mass media campaigns. The appendices contain global tobacco control policy data, country profiles, graphs on tobacco taxes and prices, age-standardized prevalence estimates for smoking, country-provided prevalence data, Global Youth Tobacco Survey data, and maps on global tobacco control and policy data. Information is presented in English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Spanish, and Russian.

Contact: World Health Organization, 20, Avenue Appia, Geneva, Switzerland , Telephone: (+ 41 22) 791 21 11 Fax: (+ 41 22) 791 3111 E-mail: info@who.int Web Site: http://www.who.int/en Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Costs, Data, Health policy, International health, International programs, Non English language materials, Prevalence, Spanish language materials, Taxes, Tobacco use

Washington State Department of Health, Children with Special Health Care Needs Program. [2010]. My child's map. Tacoma, WA: PAVE, 10 pp.

Annotation: The tool serves as a quick reference guide for families just receiving a new diagnosis of autism for their child. It provides a template to help parents know who to contact and how to start getting help for their child. Topics include health insurance and medical care, early intervention, education, specialized services, child care, family support, parent education, therapies, and medications. Many national resources are included as well as resources for Washington state. The tool is available in Cambodian, English, Korean, and Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: PAVE, 6316 South 12th Street, Tacoma, WA 98465, Telephone: (253) 565-2266 Secondary Telephone: ( 800) 572-7368 Fax: (253) 566-8052 E-mail: pave@wapave.org Web Site: http://www.washingtonpave.com Available from the website. Document Number: DOH Pub. no. 970-138.

Keywords: Asian English language materials, Autism, Children with special health care needs, Community based services, Community coordination, Parenting, Spanish language materials, State programs, Washington

Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths and United Kingdom Department of Health. 2009. Reduce the risk of cot death. London, England: Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths, 11 pp.

Annotation: This brochure provides tips for reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, or cot death. It discusses how to position baby for sleep and smoking prevention in baby's area; warns against sharing a bed, couch, or sofa, with baby and avoiding overheating; and gives additional tips. The brochure has been translated into simplified Chinese, Latvian, Polish, and Portuguese.

Contact: Lullaby Trust, 11 Belgrade Road, London, England SW1V 1RB, Telephone: (020) 7802-3200 E-mail: office@lullabytrust.org.uk Web Site: http://lullabytrust.org.uk Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Breastfeeding, Brochures, Consumer education materials, Environmental exposure, Infant death, Non English language materials, Prevention, SIDS, Sleep position

Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths and United Kingdom Department of Health. 2009. Sleep safe, sleep sound, share a room with me. London, England: Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths,

Annotation: This brochure provides tips for parents on creating a safe sleep environment for infants. It discusses the dangers of co-sleeping and lists specific situations in which the danger is particularly great. The risk of sleeping together with an infant on a sofa, armchair, settee, or adult bed are listed, and a phone number for more information is provided. The brochure has been translated into Arabic, Chinese, French, Gujarati, Kurdish, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, and Urdu.

Contact: Lullaby Trust, 11 Belgrade Road, London, England SW1V 1RB, Telephone: (020) 7802-3200 E-mail: office@lullabytrust.org.uk Web Site: http://lullabytrust.org.uk Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Brochures, Consumer education materials, Infant death, Non English language materials, Prevention, SIDS, Safety, Sleep

Child Care Law Center. 2009. Questions and answers about the Americans with Disabilities Act: A quick reference for child care providers (Upd. ed.). San Francisco, CA: Child Care Law Center, 8 pp.

Annotation: This quick reference describes the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) -- including those in the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 -- that are relevant to child care providers and programs. It defines what the ADA is and explains who is protected by it; whether or not specific child care programs are required to achieve compliance; and the types of child care policies, procedures, and accommodations the ADA requires. It is available in English, Chinese, and Spanish.

Contact: Child Care Law Center, 221 Pine Street, Third Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104, Telephone: (415) 394-7144 Fax: (415) 394-7140 E-mail: info@childcarelaw.org Web Site: http://www.childcarelaw.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Americans with Disabilities Act, Asian language materials, Child care, Children with special health care needs, Federal legislation, Inclusion, Spanish language materials

Cowan S, Bennett S. 2009. Baby essentials: Peer education to prevent sudden infant death–User's resource kit. Christchurch, New Zealand: Change for Our Children, 44 pp.

Annotation: This user kit gives instructions for presenting the Baby Essentials slide program to all who work in organizations that have a role in supporting families, including board members, managers, and service and support staff. It describes how to make the presentation; lists purposes and key points for each of the slides; provides activities to help the audience prepare to shape discussions with families; and includes resource materials that can be copied for engaging families and images of the slides in the presentation. It provides guidance for managers in integrating safe sleep into the organization's service standards and in developing a staff education plan. It lists expectations for peer educators who present this program and provides sample marketing materials for advertising the program and sample documents such as attendance forms and participant evaluation forms. It closes with abstracts of research articles. The online page presents the slide show with audio and summaries in 20 languages (Arabic, Chinese Simplified, Cook Island Maori, English, Fijian, Filipino, French, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Maori, Niuean, Russian, Samoan, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Tokelauan, and Tongan).

Contact: Change for Our Children, P.O. Box 36406, Christchurch, NZ 8146, Telephone: (03) 379-6686 Fax: (03) 353-9269 E-mail: http://www.changeforourchildren.co.nz/contact/enquiry_form Web Site: http://www.changeforourchildren.co.nz Available from the website. Document Number: ISBN 978-1-877512903-2.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Breastfeeding, Family support, Infant death, Intervention, Non English language materials, Prevention, Resource materials, SIDS, Safety, Sleep position, Spanish language materials

Ryan C. 2009. Supportive families, healthy children: Helping families with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender children. San Francisco, CA: San Francisco State University, Family Acceptance Project, 17 pp.

Annotation: This booklet provides information on ways that families can support children who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) and decrease their risk for serious health and mental health problems in adulthood. Topics include how family rejection affects children's health and mental health and how family acceptance protects against risk behaviors. Information on how families can advocate for their children and connect them to resources is also included. The booklet is available in English, Spanish, and Chinese. A faith-based (Mormon) version is also available.

Contact: San Francisco State University, Family Acceptance Project, 3400 16th Street, #301, San Francisco, CA 94103, E-mail: fap@sfsu.edu Web Site: http://familyproject.sfsu.edu/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Adolescents, Asian language materials, Child development, Children, Families, Family support services, Homosexuality, Mental health, Primary prevention, Risk factors, Sex roles, Spanish language materials

First 5 California Children and Families Commission and First 5 California Children and Families County Commissions. 2008-. Kit for new parents. [Sacramento, CA]: California Children and Families Commission, 14 items.

Annotation: This kit contains 14 items including a DVD with advice for new parents in California; an 84-page parent guide with resources for families; a 248-page tabbed manual on oral health development and quality in childcare and preschool; a fact sheet on smoke-free cars; 7 brochures on topics such as poison prevention, oral health, the paid family leave insurance program, the Healthy Families insurance program, and play and young children; and a board book for infants. Also included is a 180-page book on what to do when a child gets sick. VHS-format tapes are available instead of the DVD by returning an enclosed card. The kit is also available in Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Contact: California Children and Families Commission, 2389 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 260, Sacramento, CA 95833, Telephone: (916) 263-1050 Secondary Telephone: (800) KIDS-025 Fax: (916) 263-1360 E-mail: info@ccfc.ca.gov Web Site: http://www.ccfc.ca.gov Contact for cost information.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Audiovisual materials, California, DVDs, Educational materials, Newborn infants, Parent education, Spanish language materials, State programs

California Department of Education. 2008. Oral health assessment [packet]. Sacramento, CA: California Department of Education,

Annotation: This packet contains information and sample notification and assessment waiver forms used in the oral-health- assessment program for children entering public school in California. The packet provides the legislative history, a guide for funding and district reporting, and sample letters and forms. Materials are provided in English, Arabic, Eastern and Western Armenian, traditional and simplified Chinese, German, Hmong, Japanese, Khmer (Cambodian), Korean, Pilipino (Tagalog), Portuguese (Continental), Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Sample notification letter: Arabic, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Continental), Russian, Spanish only.

Contact: California Department of Education, 1430 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, Telephone: (916) 319-0800 Secondary Telephone: (916) 445-4556 Web Site: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ Available from the website.

Keywords: , Asian language materials, Assessment, California, Forms, Non English language materials, Oral health, School age children, Screening, Spanish language materials, State programs, Young children

New York City Administration for Children's Services. 2008. Babies sleep safest alone. New York, NY: New York City Administration for Children's Services,

Annotation: This web resource provides information and materials from New York's Babies Sleep Safest Alone public education campaign for reducing sudden infant death syndrome. The resource includes a press release that discusses the campaign and provides information and statistics about bed sharing and safe infant sleep. The resource also provides links to a brochure, a poster, and a video public-service announcement (PSA), all of which are available in English and Spanish. Acquisition information is provided. The fact sheet is also available in Arabic, Chinese, and Russian.

Contact: New York City Administration for Children's Services, 150 William Street, New York, NY 10038, Telephone: (212) 341-0900 Secondary Telephone: (877) KIDSNYC E-mail: http://nyc.gov/html/mail/html/mailacs.html Web Site: http://www.nyc.gov/html/acs Available from the website.

Keywords: Asian language materials, Infants, New York, Non English language materials, Prevention, Public awareness campaigns, Public awareness campaigns, Public health education, SIDS, Safety, Sleep position, Spanish language materials

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This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.