Building Healthy Futures
health | Safety | well-being
We bridge physical health, social-emotional well-being as well as early learning which allows us to advocate for best practices and policies in Colorado.
While it is a well-known fact that breastfeeding has numerous benefits to both the parent and child, up to 60% of breastfeeding moms stop sooner than is recommended*. Child care programs can support parents and employees who choose to breastfeed by implementing...
It is summer and that means outdoor play! Getting children outside increases physical activity, encourages social interactions, and can even promote sleep. And until children are vaccinated, being outdoors is a safer choice to protect against COVID-19. ...
Healthy Child Care Colorado Receives Funding to Act as Colorado’s Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Network Hub!
We are delighted to share the news that Healthy Child Care Colorado has been awarded a grant to serve as Colorado’s Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) Network Hub! Thanks to support from the Buell Foundation and the Caring for Colorado...
Why early childhood Matters
of brain development occurs before a child's first day of kindergarten
A child's vocabulary at
can predict third grade reading level, a strong indicator of lifelong success
Employee absenteeism due to unreliable child care costs U.S. businesses