News & Alerts 
 
 
 
Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome
 
March is Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Awareness month. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has information regarding Shaken Baby Syndrome on its website at http://www.cdc.gov/concussion/HeadsUp/sbs.html.
 

Guidelines on Preventing Obesity in Early Childhood Programs 

Caring for Our Children has released selected standards relating to obesity prevention. “Preventing Childhood Obesity in Early Care and Education Program” is available for download at http://nrckids.org/CFOC3/PDFVersion/preventing_obesity.pdf.
 
Important Information about New Bleach Concentration
 
The National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education has new recommendations regarding the use of diluted bleach solutions in early care and education programs at http://nrckids.org/.
 
Guidelines about Play Yard Safety
 
The Consumer Product Safety Commission has published new guidelines regarding play yard safety at  http://www.cpsc.gov/onsafety/2013/02/play-yards-new-safety-rule-to-take-effect/.