Parenting Resources

Healthy development resources

CT Sparkler  

CT Sparkler is an application for your phone that helps to check in on how your child is doing against key milestones and provides FUN do-together activities that you can play with your 0–5-year-old to spark their growing heart, mind and body!   

Parents as Teachers 

Parents as Teachers helps families learn about child development, health and safety and getting their child ready to start school. Parents as Teachers weekly home visits can start any time before the child starts kindergarten, including during a parent’s pregnancy. 

COVID-19 resources

COVID-19 Assistance for Community Health (COACH)  

COACH is here to connect you with resources to keep your family safe and healthy. Support coaches can put you in touch with services that can help, or listen if you want to talk with someone about how this pandemic is affecting you. 

Keeping Your New Baby Safe During COVID-19  

Connecticut’s Office of Early Childhood created a great resource sheet to help you keep your new baby safe during COVID-19. 

Perinatal loss resources

One in four women experience a pregnancy or infant loss in their lifetime. You and your family are not alone.   

  • March of Dimes- Dealing with Grief – a website dedicated to dealing with grief and the loss of a baby 
  • SHARE Pregnancy and Infant Loss – a website for families and professionals about early pregnancy loss, stillbirths and neonatal loss or call 1-800-821-6819 
  • Babyloss – a website for anyone affected by the death of a baby during pregnancy, at birth or shortly afterwards 
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