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Aris C, Weeks C, American Association of SIDS Prevention Physicians. n.d.. Taking your baby home from the NICU: Facts about safe sleep. [Marietta, GA]: American Association of SIDS Prevention Physicians, 6 pp.

Annotation: This brochure is for parents taking home their newborn that has been discharged from the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). It defines sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and provides advice on safe sleep positioning and environments for the infant at home. Topics also include the increased risk factors for SIDS of infants that have needed special care at birth, the importance of breastfeeding, not sharing a bed with an infant by parents or siblings, "tummy time", proper bedtime clothing and temperature, the use of a pacifier, and a safe crib. It mentions differences between how things were done in the NICU and how they should be done at home.

Contact: American Association of SIDS Prevention Physicians, 528 Raven Way, Naples, FL 34110, Telephone: (239) 431-5425 Fax: (239) 431-5536 E-mail: AASPP@sids.org Web Site: http://www.aaspp.net Available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Consumer education materials, High risk infants, Hospitals, Infant health, Injury prevention, Neonatal intensive care units, Prevention, SIDS, Sleep position

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

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. 2018. Protect your child's smile ... from birth to age 3. Charleston, SC: South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control,

Annotation: [This brochure for new parents provides information about how to keep the mouths of infants and toddlers healthy. The information is divided by age: birth to 3 months, 3–6 months, 6–9 months, 12–18 months, 24 months, and 36 months. The brochure is written in English and in Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Connecting Smiles, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, 2100 Bull Street, Charleston, SC 29201, Web Site: http://connectingsmiles.org Available from the website.

Keywords: , Brochures, Consumer education materials, Infant health, Oral health, Spanish language materials, Young children

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Office of Children's Services. [2012]. Bedtime for baby: Safer sleep for naps and nights. [Juneau, AK]: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Office of Children's Services, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for new parents describes what is known about sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and provides advice on risk reduction. Tips include breastfeeding, pacifier use, avoid overheating baby, informing other who care for baby of SIDS risks, quitting and avoiding smoking around baby, and placing baby for sleep on their back, without blankets or toys in a safe crib in the parents' room.

Contact: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Section of Women's, Children's, and Family Health, 3601 C Street, Suite 322, Anchorage, AK 99503-5923, Telephone: (907) 269-3400 Secondary Telephone: (800) 799-7570 Fax: (907) 269-3465 Web Site: http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/wcfh/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Alaska, Breastfeeding, Brochures, Risk factors, SIDS, Sleep position, Smoking

Washington State Department of Early Learning. 2012. Speak up when you're down: Postpartum depression. Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Early Learning, 5 items.

Annotation: This set of materials is from the Washington State Postpartum Depression Awareness Campaign called Speak Up When You're Down, which is designed to help women and their families about the signs, symptoms, and treatment of postpartum depression. It includes answers to common questions, suggested books and online resources, a brochure in English and Spanish, and a poster.

Contact: Washington State Department of Early Learning, Olympia, WA Telephone: (866) 482-4325 E-mail: communications@del.wa.gov Web Site: http://www.del.wa.gov/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Consumer education materials, Families, High risk groups, Mental health, Postpartum depression, Public awareness campaigns, Spanish language materials, Treatment, Women's health

Washington State Department of Health, Health Education Resource Exchange. 2012. Can your baby hear?: Your baby's first hearing test. Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Health, Health Education Resource Exchange, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure explains to new parents the importance of newborn hearing screening and provides a form for recording testing results. It also contains milestones in the first year for parents to watch for to indicate normal speech, language, and hearing. Te brochure is available in English, Spanish, and Russian.

Contact: Washington State Department of Health, P.O. Box 47890, Olympia, WA 98504-7890, Telephone: (800) 525-0127 Secondary Telephone: (360) 236-4030 Web Site: http://www.doh.wa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Consumer education materials, Hearing screening, Neonatal screening, Newborn infants, Non English language materials, Spanish language materials

Washington State Department of Health, Health Education Resource Exchange. 2012. Your reproductive life plan. Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Health, Health Education Resource Exchange, 2 pp.

Annotation: This publication explores creating a reproductive life plan that helps women and men set personal goals about having or not having children. It contains information about how to make a plan, what one looks like, questions to explore, and links to sample plans. Additional links to birth control and pregnancy planning information are listed. It is available in English and Spanish.

Contact: Washington State Department of Health, P.O. Box 47890, Olympia, WA 98504-7890, Telephone: (800) 525-0127 Secondary Telephone: (360) 236-4030 Web Site: http://www.doh.wa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Consumer education materials, Family planning, Pregnancy, Reproduction, Spanish language materials

Michigan Department of Community Health, Oral Health Program. [2011]. Seal! Michigan dental sealant program: Developing healthy smiles. Lansing, MI: Michigan Department of Community Health, Oral Health Program, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure outlines a dental sealant program for young children in Michigan. It explains what dental sealants are, how they are applied, which teeth should be sealed, tooth decay and prevention, and costs related to sealants. The brochure is available in English, Spanish, and Arabic. [Funded in part by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, Capitol View Building, 201 Townsend Street, Lansing, MI 48913, Telephone: (517) 373-3740 Web Site: http://www.michigan.gov/mdhhs Available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Dental sealants, Michigan, Non English languages, Oral health, State programs, Young children

Suellentrop K. 2011. What works 2011-2012: Curriculum-based programs that help prevent teen pregnancy. Washington, DC: National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, 30 pp.

Annotation: This document provides a list of programs that have been evaluated and found to be successful in changing adolescent sexual behavior, including delaying sexual initiation, improving contraceptive use, and reducing adolescent pregnancy. For each program, the document lists selected program effects, contact information, and links to additional program and evaluation information. The document offers advice on how to choose a program, catalogs the characteristics of effective programs, and offers some words of caution about what an effective program actually can accomplish.

Contact: National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy = Power to Decide, 1776 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036, Telephone: (202) 478-8500 Fax: (202) 478-8588 E-mail: campaign@teenpregnancy.org Web Site: http://www.thenationalcampaign.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Prevention programs, Resources for professionals, Adolescent pregnancy, Adolescent sexuality, Brochures, Intervention, Program descriptions

Washington State Department of Health, Health Education Resource Exchange. 2011. Healthy sleep: For you and your baby. Olympia, WA: Washington State Department of Health, Health Education Resource Exchange, 3 pp.

Annotation: This publication has information about a baby's sleep patterns in the first several months, quiet sleep, active sleep, and tips for sleepy parents. It is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, Korean, Russian, Somali, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Contact: Washington State Department of Health, P.O. Box 47890, Olympia, WA 98504-7890, Telephone: (800) 525-0127 Secondary Telephone: (360) 236-4030 Web Site: http://www.doh.wa.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Consumer education materials, Infants, Newborn infants, Non English language materials, Parent education, Sleep stages, Spanish language materials

Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Assistance, Division of Public Health. 2011. Birth spacing: Take the time to build a strong, healthy family. [Juneau, AK:] Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, Division of Public Assistance, Division of Public Health, 13 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for mothers in Alaska discusses the importance of family planning between pregnancies or birth spacing. It outlines benefits including making a complete physical recovery for the mother, prolonged breastfeeding for the new baby, and more attention for older siblings.

Contact: Alaska Department of Health and Social Services, 350 Main Street, Room 404, P.O. Box 110601, Juneau, AK 99811-0601, Telephone: (907) 465-3030 Fax: (907) 465-3068 Web Site: http://dhss.alaska.gov/Pages/default.aspx Available from the website.

Keywords: Alaska, Birth intervals, Brochures, Consumer education materials, Pregnancy, Pregnant women

California Dental Association Foundation. [2010]. Cavity keep away. Sacramento, CA: California Dental Association Foundation, 2 items.

Annotation: This brochure and poster contain messages about the importance and safety of oral health care during pregnancy and infancy. The materials explain how mothers can avoid passing to their infants the bacteria that can cause tooth decay. The materials are available in English and Spanish.

Contact: California Dental Association Foundation, 1201 K Street, Suite 1511, Sacramento, CA 95814, Telephone: (800) 232-7645 E-mail: foundationinfo@cda.org Web Site: http://www.cdafoundation.org Available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Dental hygiene, Educational materials, Infants, Oral health, Posters, Pregnant women, Spanish language materials

U.S. Children's Bureau. [2010]. The Children's Bureau: A legacy of service ... a vision for change. Washington, DC: U.S. Children's Bureau, 15 pp.

Annotation: This brochure describes a brief history of the Children's Bureau and presents information about its mission, training and technical assistance, funding, research, monitoring, and special initiatives.

Contact: U.S. Children's Bureau, Administration on Children, Youth, and Families , , 1250 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Eighth Floor , Washington, DC 20024, Telephone: Fax: E-mail: Web Site: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/cb/ Available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Child advocacy, Child health, Child welfare, Federal agencies, History

South Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program. 2010. Prevent infant and toddler tooth decay or early childhood caries (ECC). Pierre, SD: South Dakota Department of Health, 4 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for parents describes early childhood caries and how to prevent tooth decay in infants and young children. Topics include the importance of healthy primary teeth and gums, oral hygiene, avoiding putting an infant or young child to bed with a bottle or sippy cup, avoiding drinks high in sugar, when to teach an infant or young child to drink from a cup, and when to schedule the first dental visit.

Contact: South Dakota Department of Health, Oral Health Program, 600 East Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD 57501-2536, Telephone: (605) 773-3361 Secondary Telephone: (800) 733-2301 Web Site: http://doh.sd.gov/prevention/oralhealth Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Child health, Dental care, Dental hygiene, Early childhood caries, Educational materials, Infant health, Infants, Oral health, Parent education, Young children

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health. [2009]. Women's mental health: What it means to you. Washington, DC: Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 16 pp.

Annotation: This booklet discusses the unique mental health needs of women and girls and provides tips on recognizing signs of mental problems and where to seek help. Topics include the continuing stigma related to mental illness or disorders, adolescent suicide prevention, eating disorders, pregnancy and postpartum depression, menopause, trauma, violence, and abuse. A resource guide lists agencies and organizations as well as helplines.

Contact: National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information, Telephone: (800) 729-6686 Secondary Telephone: (800) 487-4889 Web Site: http://ncadi.samhsa.gov Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Abuse, Adolescent mental health, Brochures, Consumer education materials, Eating disorders, Hotlines, Maternal mental health, Mental disorders, Postpartum depression, Suicide prevention, Trauma, Violence, Women's health

National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death and Pregnancy Loss Resource Center. 2009, 2010. Helping baby "back to sleep". Washington, DC: National Sudden and Unexpected Infant/Child Death and Pregnancy Loss Resource Center, 4 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for parents explains the importance of placing baby on her back for sleep. It discusses topics such as how sleeping on the back helps lower the risk of SIDS, the risk for choking, tips for helping baby fall asleep and return to sleep, as well as what to do when baby rolls over during sleep. Additional tips for a safe sleep environment and the importance of "tummy time" for play are also provided. The brochure is available in English and Spanish. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]

Contact: Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University, Box 571272, Washington, DC 20057-1272, Telephone: (202) 784-9770 E-mail: mchgroup@georgetown.edu Web Site: https://www.mchlibrary.org Available at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Infants, Newborn infants, Parent education, Prevention programs, SIDS, Safety, Sleep position, Spanish language materials

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

U.S. Office of Minority Health and District of Columbia Department of Health. [2007]. A healthy baby begins with you. Washington, DC: U.S. Office of Minority Health Resource Center, 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for new mothers in the District of Columbia outlines risk factors for infant mortality and steps to take before, during, and after pregnancy to minimize the risks. Topics include prenatal care; avoiding alcohol, drugs, and smoking; risks from obesity, high stress, domestic violence, and late prenatal care; low maternal weight gain during pregnancy; preterm labor; breastfeeding; and infant sleep position.

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 at no charge; also available from the website.

Keywords: Breastfeeding, Brochures, Consumer education materials, District of Columbia, Infant health, Infant mortality, Maternal health, Prenatal care, Prevention, Sleep position

Consumer Product Safety Commission and Mattel. [2007]. The only soft touch your baby needs is you!. [Bethesda, MD: Consumer Product Safety Commission], 2 pp.

Annotation: This brochure for parents instructs them on eliminating any soft bedding from the playpen when putting baby to sleep. Points include the danger from suffocation, using only the mattress or pad provided by the manufacturer, and putting the baby to sleep on his or her back to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

Contact: Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, Telephone: (301) 504-7923 Secondary Telephone: (800) 638-2772 Fax: (301) 504-0124 E-mail: info@cpsc.gov Web Site: http://www.cpsc.gov Available from the website.

Keywords: Brochures, Infant equipment, Infant mortality, Injury prevention, SIDS

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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.