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January 20, 2010 > Resources for Milpitas parents and caregivers

Resources for Milpitas parents and caregivers

By Meenu Gupta

Caregivers in Milpitas may contact First5 Santa Clara County to pick up the following materials for families they serve. FIRST 5 Growth Charts and stickers, available in English Vietnamese, Chinese and Spanish, New Year's Resolution for Raising a Healthy, Happy Child also available in both English and Spanish and child growth milestone flyer.

Other resources available in both languages are hand-washing flyer and poster, Mocktails for Future Moms drink recipe booklet, Healthy Habits for Healthy Kids booklet, Healthy Habits for Healthy Hearts booklet, Grandparent Tips booklet and Take 5 Quarterly Newsmagazine Summer 2009 issue focusing on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. I'm Ready for Kindergarten Parent Handbook and Play booklet are available in English, Vietnamese, Chinese, and Spanish. For more information on promoting healthy early childhood development, call FIRST 5 at (408) 260.3700.

"We feature different topics each month and January's subject is Early Childhood development and a lot of times our campaigns follow national campaigns, we will provide resources related to the issue that we are addressing," said Evelyn Romero, spokesperson, First5kids. "Resources are available at no charge," said Romero.

The English and Spanish language First 5 California's Kit for New Parents shortage will continue through February. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this delay. Asian-language Kits, however, are readily available and will continue to be distributed upon request. If you have any questions, please contact Evelyn Romero at For the latest issue of Our Children's Voice may call (408) 260.3714 or visit

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