Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans. For three decades, Healthy People has established benchmarks for various health domains (such as MCH) and monitored progress to encourage collaboration across communities and sectors, empower individuals to make informed health decisions, and measure the impact of prevention activities.
Alcohol/Drug Services Backbone Organization Breastfeeding Budgeting Case Management/Care Coordination Chronic Disease Common Agenda Communication Community and Organizational Partnerships Community Engagement Community Needs Assessment Continuous Communication Contracting Cultural Competence Data Utilization Depression EBP Implementation Father/Partner Involvement Group Processes/Facilitation Health Equity Health Literacy Healthy Weight Home Visiting Human Resources Immunization Insurance Coverage Intimate Partner Violence Leadership Life Course Model Mutually Reinforcing Activities Nutrition Oral Health Other Parenting Education Participant Recruitment and Retention Partner Involvement Patient-centered Medical Home Policy Prenatal Care and Education Prevention Program evaluation Project Management Project Risk Project Schedule Project Scope Quality Improvement Reproductive Life Planning/Family Planning Risk Assessment Root Cause Analysis Safe Sleep Shared Measurement Social Determinants of Health Socio-emotional Development for Children STDs including HIV Strategic Planning Tobacco Cessation
This webinar for Healthy Start communities will provide information and materials about improving the oral health of women, before, during, and after pregnancy and giving infants up to age two a healthy start.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Identify at least 2 current and emerging oral health issues relevant to Healthy Start communities.
- Describe the role of the National Maternal and Child Oral Health Resource Center (OHRC) in responding to the needs of Healthy Start communities in addressing oral health issues.
- Discuss at least 2 methods that OHRC uses to support health professionals, program administrators, educators, policymakers, and others with the goal of improving oral health services for Healthy Start communities.
- Identify at least 2 federal, state, and local agencies; national and state organizations and associations; and foundations with whom Healthy Start communities can collaborate to gather, develop, and share high-quality and valued information and materials.
A series of easy-to-read informational materials for parents on taking care of young children’s oral health. Includes handouts on: brushing your child’s teeth, choosing healthy drinks for your child, getting fluoride for your child, helping your baby with teething pain, preventing mouth injuries, and visiting the dental clinic.
This national consensus statement was developed to help health professionals, program administrators, policymakers, advocates, and other stakeholders respond to the need for improvements in the provision of oral health services to women during pregnancy. This statement is the product of the Oral Health Care During Pregnancy Consensus Development Expert Workgroup Meeting convened by HRSA’s MCHB in collaboration with ACOG and the American Dental Association.
As a Healthy Start Grantee, you see the value in providing preconception care. This “Ask the Expert” webinar will feature a presentation by Dr. Brian Jack, Professor and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, about why preconception care is so critical for improving women’s health. It will also touch on approaches relevant to Healthy Start grantees for providing preconception care and possible barriers to providing this care. Useful resources on preconception care will also be shared.
By the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:
- Define preconception care and its clinical content
- Provide a brief history of preconception care in the US
- Explain how preconception care could be one way to address poor birth outcomes, and disparities in poor birth outcomes, in the US
- To propose approaches and resources for providing and promoting preconception care in various settings
Healthy Weight Oral Health Reproductive Life Planning/Family Planning STDs including HIV Tobacco Cessation