Welcome to the Beginnings Guides
for pregnancy and education materials 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 and family support.
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Close-out Special:  Beginnings Guía para Padres  Spanish Pregnancy Guide 

Latest Blog 
Health Literacy Researchers, let’s move on!
The continued focus on patients’ inability to understand information from and insurers is not just wasteful, it’s harmful in several ways.

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This project assesses how maternal health literacy impacts children’s early development including communication, gross and fine motor, personal social, problem solving, social emotional, and regulation.

Featured Content
Download the Beginnings Guides Brochure.
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Beginnings Guides and Healthy Goals
Beginnings Pregnancy Guide translates the of prenatal care into actionable understandable guidance for a healthy pregnancy. It puts into the content of prenatal care as defined by the US Public Service Expert Panel on the Content of Prenatal Care.
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For Information on The Purpose of The Life Skills Progression click here.

I'm always eager to hear about your and assist with order planning & shipping. We can talk about the content,  health literacy or life skills development. Please feel free to share your about the new website. For detailed information on, research & development, the evidence base & program evaluation with the Life Skills Progression visit our training and research page.
Sandra Smith, MPH, PhD
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Updated March 23, 2015


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