Welcome to the Beginnings Guides
website for pregnancy and parent education materials designed to compliment home visitation programs and to promote health literacy and reflective practice.

It matters what a mother knows. Beginnings Guides are designed to complement counseling during office and home visits for prenatal and parent education and family support.

Preview The Guides Here.

Latest Blog Post
Zika and Health Literacy. Advice ignores context
The advice to women to avoid pregnancy ignores the context in which they are expected to comply.

Download of the Week
This project evaluates home visitation as a channel for promoting maternal health literacy and begins validation of the Life Skills Progression health literacy scales as an instrument to estimate maternal health literacy.

Featured Content
Beginnings Guides and Healthy Start Goals
Click here to find out more.

For Information on The of The Life Skills Progression click here.

I'm always eager to hear about your and with order planning & shipping. We can talk about the content,  health literacy or life.  For detailed information on, research & development, the evidence base &  evaluation with the Life Skills Progression visit our training and research page.
Sandra Smith, MPH,
For Sandra Smith's Bio please click here

Updated January 28, 2016

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