Learn through life's everyday moments
See what your child is learningChildren's brains are wired to hear you talk in a sing-song voice. When you talk slowly and stretch the sounds out in a musical way, their eyes light up and their heart rates increase. Toddlers who hear sing-song voices smile more often—proof that you are making connections and building a brain!
Get the support your family needs to thrive
Newborn Home Visiting Program (NHVP)
NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
First-time parents can get support from a health professional to help with breastfeeding, health and safety tips, and connect to community resources.
Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
NYS Department of Health (NYS DOH)
Free healthy food, counseling about healthy eating, breastfeeding support, and referrals for women, infants, and children under five.
Safe Sleep Initiative
NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH); NYC Administration for Children's Services (ACS)
Families can get information on creating a safe sleep environment for their baby and may qualify for a free crib.