Promoting Oral Health in Pregnancy and Early Childhood
This 45-minute online module describes the importance of oral health for overall health for pregnant and postpartum women, infants and young children. It describes the mechanism of tooth decay and describes steps family support professionals can take to support their families in accessing dental homes and oral health care. It provides information FSPs can share with parents about establishing good oral health care habits for all family members, including infants, at home.
- Institute for the Advancement of Family Support Professionals
- Supplemental Materials
- Estimated Time to Complete
- 45 minutes
- Skills Addressed
- Identification of community resources Building community relationships Community Resources and Support Prenatal care Maternal health Family Health, Safety, and Nutrition Oral health care Child health and wellness Child Health, Safety, and Nutrition