Teenage Parent Program (TAP)

   

Resources

JUST REALIZED I AM PREGNANT
Telling Parents You’re Pregnant
http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_mind/Parents/tell_parents.html
Teen Childbearing, Education and Economic Wellbeing
https://thenationalcampaign.org/sites/default/files/resource-primary-download/childbearing-education-economicwellbeing.pdf

PARENTS OF TEEN PARENTS

When Your Teen is having a Baby
http://kidshealth.org/parent/positive/talk/teen_pregnancy.html

How to Support your Daughter as she Deals with Teenage Pregnancy
http://www.mayoclinic.org/teen-pregnancy/ART-20048124?p=1

PRENATAL/PREGNANCY
Prenatal Health Care
http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/prenatal-care.html

Pregnancy Topics
http://www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/index.html

Decisions to Make when you are Pregnant
https://www.healthychildren.org/english/ages-stages/prenatal/Pages/default.aspx

What to Expect When You are Expecting
http://www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/landing-page.aspx

Teenage Pregnancy
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/teenagepregnancy.html

Pregnancy and Substance Abuse
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/pregnancyandsubstanceabuse.html

Fetal Alcohol Exposure
http://pubs.niaaa.nih.gov/publications/FASDFactsheet/FASD.pdf

Street Drugs and Pregnancy
http://www.marchofdimes.org/pregnancy/street-drugs-and-pregnancy.aspx

Second Hand Smoke and Pregnancy
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/videos/news/Secondhand_Smoke_090215.html

Stages of Pregnancy
http://www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/you-are-pregnant/stages-of-pregnancy.html

Health and Nutrition for Mom’s to be
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/moms-pregnancy-breastfeeding

Labor and Birth
http://www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/childbirth-beyond/labor-birth.html

Hospital Pack List
http://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/hospital-pack-list.pdf

What is Labor?
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/pregnancy/conditioninfo/Pages/labor.aspx

What is a Cesarean Delivery?
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/pregnancy/conditioninfo/Pages/cesarean.aspx

Postpartum Care
http://www.marchofdimes.org/pregnancy/postpartum-care.aspx

HOSPITALS

Baptist Hospital Health South Florida
https://baptisthealth.net/en/facilities/baptist-hospital-miami/maternity/pages/default.aspx

Mercy Hospital
http://mercymiami.com/our-services/womens-health/maternity.dot

Jackson Health System
http://jacksonhealth.org/maternity.asp

Kendall Regional Medical Center
http://kendallmed.com/our-services/maternity-suites.dot

North Shore Medical Center
https://www.northshoremedical.com/our-services/mother-baby

University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine
http://med.miami.edu/news/luxury-maternity-suites-arrive-at-um-jackson

Mount Sinai Medical Center
http://www.msmc.com/childbirth-community-classes

BREASTFEEDING

Why Breastfeeding is Best for You and Your Baby
http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/wic/breastfeeding/_documents/breastfeeding-best.pdf

Breastfeeding Guide
http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/5c632362#/5c632362/22

Frequently Asked Questions about Breastfeeding
http://www.llli.org/faq/faqsubject.html

Learning to Breastfeed
http://www.womenshealth.gov/breastfeeding/learning-to-breastfeed.html

INFANT CARE
Baby’s First Hours of Life
http://www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/childbirth-beyond/baby-first-hours.html

Newborn Care and Safety
http://www.womenshealth.gov/pregnancy/childbirth-beyond/newbon-care-safety.html

Baby Poop, What’s Normal
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/infant-and-toddler-health/expert-answers/baby-poop/faq-20057971

Baby Bath Basics: A Parent’s Guide
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/infant-and-toddler-health/in-depth/healthy-baby/art-20044438

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION

Depression During and After Pregnancy
https://www.womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/depression-pregnancy.html

Symptoms of Postpartum Depression and Anxiety (in plain Mama English)
http://www.postpartumprogress.com/the-symptoms-of-postpartum-depression-anxiety-in-plain-mama-english

Depression During and After Pregnancy
http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/pregnancyandbeyond/depression/perinataldepression.pdf
http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov/pregnancyandbeyond/depression/ladepresion.pdf (Spanish)

Tips for Dads and Partners
http://www.postpartum.net/family/tips-for-postpartum-dads-and-partners/

MANAGING STRESS
Handling Stress
http://www.cdc.gov/Features/HandlingStress/index.html

To Stress or Not to Stress?
http://heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/StressManagement/Stress-Management_UCM_001082_SubHomePage.jsp

Newborn Care: 10 Tips for Stressed Out Parents
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/infant-and-toddler-health/in-depth/newborn/art-20045498

FATHERHOOD
Teen Childbearing, Single Parenthood and Father Involvement
http://thenationalcampaign.org/sites/default/files/resource-primary-download/childbearing-singleparenthood-fatherinvolvement.pdf

Fatherhood Task Force of South Florida: Connecting Fathers with Children
http://ftfsf.org/

Becoming a Father
http://youngmenshealthsite.org/guides/becoming-a-father/

National Center for Fathering
http://www.fathers.com/

Dads Can Get Postpartum Depression, Too
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/prenatal/delivery-beyond/Pages/Dads-Can-Get-Postpartum-Depression-Too.aspx

PREGNANCY PREVENTION/PREGNANCY SPACING

Pregnancy Spacing
http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/getting-pregnant/in-depth/family-planning/art-20044072

Abstinence
http://stayteen.org/sex-ed/article/abstinence

Birth Control Explorer
http://stayteen.org/sex-ed/birth-control-explorer

7 Awesome Ridiculous Birth Control Myths
http://stayteen.org/sex-ed/article/7-awesomely-ridiculous-birth-control-myths

Preventing Repeat Teen Births
http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/pdf/2013-04-vitalsigns.pdf
http://www.cdc.gov/vitalsigns/pdf/2013-04-vitalsigns-sp.pdf

Prevent Teen Pregnancy
http://stayteen.org/quiz/

PARENTING

Caregiver’s Guide
http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/childwelfare/caregivers/

Positive Parenting
http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/childwelfare/caregivers/positiveparentingtips.shtml

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Little Kids Big Questions
http://www.zerotothree.org/about-us/funded-projects/parenting-resources/podcast/

Your Growing Child
http://teachmorelovemore.org/GrowingChildDetails.asp?catid=103#1043

Ages and Stages Questionnaire Online
https://asqonline.com/family/993-screening-family-access-open-asq-3-english/start
Contact MarcyP@dadschools.net if you would like a face to face administration of the ASQ or have questions regarding screening tool or results.

Learning, Play and Your Newborn
http://kidshealth.org/parent/growth/learning/learnnewborn.html

http://kidshealth.org/parent/en_espanol/crecimiento/learnnewborn_esp.html (Spanish)
Developmental Milestones
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/actearly/milestones/

Toilet Teaching Your Child
http://kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/behavior/toilet_teaching.html

Creating a Toilet Training Plan
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/toddler/toilet-training/pages/Creating-a-Toilet-Training-Plan.aspx
https://www.healthychildren.org/spanish/ages-stages/toddler/toilet-training/paginas/creating-a-toilet-training-plan.aspx (Spanish)

Baby
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/baby/Pages/default.aspx

Toddler
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/toddler/Pages/default.asp

Preschool
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/preschool/Pages/default.aspx

GradeSchool
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/gradeschool/Pages/default.aspx

Teen
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/ages-stages/teen/Pages/default.aspx

School Age Children Development
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002017.htm

Middle Childhood (6-8) Developmental Milestones
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/middle.html

Middle Childhood (9-11) Developmental Milestones
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/middle2.html

Young Teens (12-14) Developmental Milestones
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/adolescence.html

Teenagers (15-17) Developmental Milestones
http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/childdevelopment/positiveparenting/adolescence2.html

PLAY

Building Play Skills for Healthy Children and Families
http://www.aota.org/~/media/Corporate/Files/AboutOT/consumers/Youth/Play/Building%20Play%20Skills%20Tip%20Sheet%20Final.ashx

The Magic of Play: How it Inspires and Aids Early Development
http://kidshealth.org/parent/growth/learning/play_magic.html

Good Toys for Young Children by Age and Stage
https://www.naeyc.org/toys

Finding Low Cost Learning Materials and Toys for Learning
http://families.naeyc.org/content/low-cost-learning-materials-infants-and-toddlers

Think Toy Safety
http://www.cpsc.gov//PageFiles/122476/281.pdf

DISCIPLINE
Disciplining Your Child
http://kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/behavior/discipline.html

Effective Discipline
https://www2.aap.org/sections/scan/practicingsafety/Modules/EffectiveDiscipline/EffectiveDiscipline.pdf

Disciplining Your Child with Special Needs
http://kidshealth.org/parent/emotions/behavior/discipline-special.html

Creating Structure and Rules
http://www.cdc.gov/parents/essentials/structure/index.html

Why are Family Rules Important for Toddlers and Preschoolers?
http://www.cdc.gov/parents/essentials/structure/familyrules.html

Giving Directions
http://www.cdc.gov/parents/essentials/directions/index.html

Using Discipline and Consequences
http://www.cdc.gov/parents/essentials/consequences/index.html

Building Self Control
http://www.zerotothree.org/early-care-education/family-friend-neighbor-care/building-self-control-12-to-36.html

NUTRITION

Kids Eat Right: 5 Ways to Promote a Positive Body Image for Kids
http://www.eatright.org/resource/health/weight-loss/your-health-and-your-weight/promoting-positive-body-image-in-kids

Smart Nutrition 101
http://www.nutrition.gov/smart-nutrition-101

Super Tracker: My Food, My Fitness, My Health
https://www.supertracker.usda.gov/

Nutrition: Life Stages
http://www.nutrition.gov/life-stages

How to Read Food Labels
http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/UCM079504.pdf
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/patientinstructions/000107.htm
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish/ency/patientinstructions/000107.htm (Spanish)

Tips for Healthy Eating
http://girlshealth.gov/nutrition/tips/index.html

Deciphering Media Stories on Diet
http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/media/

Eat Healthy, Be Active: Community Workshops (6 Sessions)
http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/workshops/
http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/workshops/DGA_Workshops_Complete.pdf
http://health.gov/dietaryguidelines/workshops/DGA_Workshops_Complete_sp.pdf (Spanish)

ATTACHMENT
Understanding Attachment in Young Children
https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/yf/famsci/fs617.pdf

What is Secure Attachment and Bonding?
http://www.cfw.tufts.edu/external.asp?url=http://www.helpguide.org/mental/eqa_attachment_bond.htm&prev=http://www.cfw.tufts.edu/Default.asp?=

Bonding with Your Baby
http://kidshealth.org/parent/pregnancy_newborn/communicating/bonding.html

Childhood Attachment
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2169321/pdf/bjpg57-920.pdf

How to Build a Secure Attachment Bond with Your Baby
http://www.cfw.tufts.edu/external.asp?url=http://www.helpguide.org/mental/eqa_attachment_bond.htm&prev=http://www.cfw.tufts.edu/Default.asp?=

Attachment Parenting International
http://www.attachmentparenting.com/

HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS

Healthy Relationships
http://girlshealth.gov/relationships/healthy/index.html

Dating
http://girlshealth.gov/relationships/dating/index.htm

Evaluate Your Relationship
http://teen.fightforzero.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/printable-worksheets.pdf

Fight for Zero
http://teen.fightforzero.org/info-for-teens/

Are You in a Healthy Relationship?
http://www.loveisrespect.org/for-someone-else/is-my-relationship-healthy-quiz/

Love is Respect
http://www.loveisrespect.org/

How to apply for an Injunction
http://www.miami-dadeclerk.com/families_domestic_violence.asp

A Guide for Victims of Domestic Violence and Stalking
http://miamisao.com/pdfs/dv_stalking_brochure_07.pdf
http://miamisao.com/pdfs/dv_stalking_brochure_sp.pdf (Spanish)
http://miamisao.com/pdfs/dv_stalking_brochure_cr.pdf (Creole)

Shelter Locations
http://miamisao.com/services/domestic/shelters.htm

SAFE HOME ENVIRONMENT
Childproofing Your Home
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Safety-Education/Safety-Guides/Kids-and-Babies/Childproofing-Your-Home--12-Safety-Devices-To-Protect-Your-Children/

Safe to Sleep- Crib Information Center
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Safety-Education/Safety-Education-Centers/cribs/

Keep Baby Safe in a Play Yard
http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Safety-Education/Neighborhood-Safety-Network/Posters/Play-Yard-Safety-Standard/

Childproofing and Prevention Household Accidents
http://kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/home/childproof.html

Household Safety Checklists
http://kidshealth.org/parent/firstaid_safe/home/household_checklist.html

IMMUNIZATION/HEALTH
MDCPS: Immunization Requirements
http://comprehensivehealthservices.dadeschools.net/immune_require.asp

Florida Health: Miami-Dade County Immunization Requirements K-12
http://miamidade.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-and-nutrition-services/immunizations/record/_documents/2015-2016_Kto12_VaccineRequirements.pdf

Florida Health: Miami-Dade County Immunization Requirements Childcare
http://miamidade.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-and-nutrition-services/immunizations/record/_documents/2015-2016%20Childcare_Vaccine_Requirements.pdf

Recommended Immunization Schedules for Persons Aged 0 through 18 Years, US 2015
http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/schedules/downloads/child/0-18yrs-child-combined-schedule.pdf

Immunization Clinics
http://miamidade.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-and-nutrition-services/immunizations/clinics/index.html

Say Hello to NO Flu Season!
http://miamidade.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-and-nutrition-services/immunizations/_documents/fluposter3.pdf

Florida Shots
http://www.flshots.com/

Miami-Dade County Public Health Service Sites
http://miamidade.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/clinical-and-nutrition-services/service-sites.html

Healthy Weight Children
http://www.healthiestweightflorida.com/children.html

Healthy Weight Adults
http://www.healthiestweightflorida.com/adults.html

Florida Poison Control Centers
http://floridapoisoncontrol.org/

Poison Help: Prevent Look –Alike Poisoning
http://floridapoisoncontrol.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/lookalike_english.pdf
http://floridapoisoncontrol.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/lookalike_spanish.pdf (Spanish)

FLORIDA ASSISTANCE AND BENEFITS

Women, Infants and Children
http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/wic/health-providers/_documents/provider-booklet.pdf
http://www.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/wic/wic-program-info.html

Healthy Start
https://www.hscmd.org/healthy-start-program

Florida KidCare
https://www.healthykids.org/application/

Florida Medicaid
http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/access-florida-food-medical-assistance-cash/medicaid

Medicaid for Pregnant Women
http://www.medicaid.gov/medicaid-chip-program-information/by-population/pregnant-women/pregnant-women.html

Food Assistance Program
http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/access-florida-food-medical-assistance-cash/food-assistance-and-suncap

Temporary Cash Assistance
http://www.myflfamilies.com/service-programs/access-florida-food-medical-assistance-cash/temporary-cash-assistance-tca

Low Income Energy Assistance
http://www.miamidade.gov/socialservices/housing-assistance-energy.asp

Rental Assistance
http://www.miamidade.gov/socialservices/housing-assistance-rental.asp

Affordable Apartment Search
http://www.hud.gov/apps/section8/step2.cfm?state=FL%2CFlorida

Florida Housing Search: A Free Place to List and Find Affordable Housing in Florida
http://www.floridahousingsearch.org/

Section 8 (Subsidized Housing)
http://www.miamidade.gov/housing/apply-public-housing.asp
http://www.miamidade.gov/housing/library/reports/hcv-fact-sheet.pdf
http://miamidade.gosection8.com/SearchRentals.aspx

RESOURCES
Family Resource Guide
https://www.thechildrenstrust.org/uploads/images/publications/resource_guide/2013_Family_Resource_Guide.pdf

Summer and After School Programs Guide
https://www.thechildrenstrust.org/publications/after-school-programs-guide

Child Support
http://www.miamisao.com/pdfs/child_support_brochure_2007.pdf

Child Support Guidelines - Florida State Statute
How to obtain a Florida Birth Certificate:
http://www.doh.state.fl.us/planning_eval/vital_statistics/birth_death.htm

How to obtain a new or replacement Social Security card:
http://www.socialsecurity.gov/ssnumber/ss5.htm

 

 

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