Welcome to the Beginnings Guides
for pregnancy and education materials and to promote health literacy and reflective

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.

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Latest Post
On Plain Language & Improving Health Literacy
Information producers should be less concerned about healthcare consumers’ lack of literacy skills and more concerned that we are all “limited-capacity information processors” [1].

Download of the Week
This two-year project aimed to integrate maternal health literacy promotion into Parents As Teachers curriculum and practice. 

Featured Content
Download the Beginnings Guides Brochure.
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Beginnings Guides and Goals
Beginnings Pregnancy Guide translates the science of prenatal care into actionable understandable guidance for a healthy pregnancy. It puts into print the health promotion content of prenatal care as defined by the US Public Health Service Expert Panel on the Content of Prenatal Care.
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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 . Please feel to share your about the new. For detailed information on, research & development, the evidence base &  evaluation with the Life Skills Progression visit our training and research page.
Sandra Smith, MPH,
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Updated May 26, 2015


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