Parenting is not easy. At Child Abuse Prevention Services, we believe that you are your child’s first and most important teacher. Therefore, we provide support and encouragement to help you become the informed and involved parents your children need you to be. Our focus is on child development, and you will find activities and other resources that encourage language development, intellectual growth, social and motor skills, and positive and age appropriate parenting practices all of which help strengthen the parent–child relationship.
IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE – Suggested immunizations and information about the disease that is being prevented
TUMMY TIME – Ideas for tummy time and positioning your baby for appropriate development of head/neck
IOWA CAR SEAT LAW – Laws regarding the use of child safety seats and suggestions for passenger safety
THE RIGHT CAR SEAT – Finding the right car seat for your child's age
CHILDHOOD INJURIES – Child injury facts and prevention tips
READY TO READ – helping your child to be ready to read – birth to 5 years
DISCIPLINE – birth to school age
ACTIVITIES – 50 activities to do with your 2 year old
POTTY TRAINING – a chart to help your child reach potty training goals
To report suspected child abuse call: 1.800.362.2178.
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