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Beginnings Guides


The Beginnings Guides offer prenatal and parent education materials that are easy-to-read and easy-to-understand.
  • The Beginnings Pregnancy Guide translates the health promotion content of prenatal care into easy-to-read practical guidance for a healthy pregnancy.
  • The Beginnings Parent's Guide translates the science of early child development into easy-to-understand practical guidance for parents of 0- to 3-year-olds.

The guides are available in English and Spanish. 
Downloads are free. There is a fee for ordering printed copies.

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Practice Development Inc.

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Practice Development Inc.

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  • Release Date: 01/2007
  • Original Summary: 06/2009
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Last updated: August 31, 2011.