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Car Seat Clinic helps Burmese in the Barrington Neighborhood

On July 19, 2012, Better Indy Babies/Healthy Families held a car seat clinic at the Barrington Health & Dental Center (BHC) to distribute much needed infant car seats to some of our Burmese families. Over the past couple years, BHC has seen an influx of Burmese patients and we are grateful to have Swhe Bualteng [...]

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Give a Care about Kids – A Behavioral Health’s Investment in Indianapolis’ Children

post by Laura Jay- Ballinger.  Click here to meet our entire staff blog team! The behavioral health department is invested in our community kiddos!  The therapists in each facility provide services for children as well as adults.  We are very fortunate to have Dr. Jim Jones, child psychologist, at PACC and the department is in [...]

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WE CARE ABOUT KIDS – The Mantra of our BIBs/Healthy Families Program

post written by Denise Kaspar, Director of BIBs/Healthy Families.  You can check out the rest of our blogging team here. The Better Indy Babies and Healthy Families’ mantra should be We Care About Kids. Over 1500 kids, both born and unborn,  hold a place in the hearts of the more than 50 home visitors and [...]

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post written by Benita Mullins.  Meet the rest of our staff blog team by clicking here! “Our” HealthNet is right! They have become such a big part of our lives, our families, and our community. HealthNet is growing and changing (for the better) in the most conventional ways but keeping with the same timeless values. [...]

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#YOUTUBE WEEK: Our 3-Part Conversation with Better Indy Babies Home Visitors!

Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. You can learn more about our Better Indy Babies & Healthy Families Programs here, or you can stay up to date by signing up for our monthly eNewsletter to get updates on events and ongoings!

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Shop for a Good Cause in Indy this Weekend!

It’s not every day that you can help someone in need just by shopping for a good deal. Saturday’s sale event at six Once Upon A Child stores in Indy will offer savvy shoppers BIG bargains on gently used infant and children’s clothing as well as other “kid gear.” And, a portion of the day’s [...]

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How home visitation program can help the age group with the highest rate of victimization and maltreatment

A report done by the National Center for Children in Poverty showed the factors that increase the risk of infant maltreatment.  These factors are: smoking during pregnancy infant having two or more siblings Medicaid enrollee unmarried infant low-birth weight less than high school education teen mother short spacing (under 15 months) between pregnancy poor pre-natal [...]

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How Well Do You Know Your Child? Take the Quiz!

Do you know your children? Really know them? As parents, we sometimes are so busy taking care of our children that we lose track of some of the details of their lives. Take 5 minutes and test yourself with this 16-question quiz recommended by our Better Indy Babies and Healthy Families staff. It will help [...]

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Just in time for the holidays!! A Holiday Helpings Drive success…

Last month, we were contacted by a HealthNet physician who also works for the Regenstrief Institute. The staff at Regenstrief were in the planning stages of a Holiday Fund drive and wanted to direct the gifts to our patients in need this holiday season. This week we ventured over to collect dozens and dozens of [...]

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“Giving a Care and Opening Doors” – HealthNet’s Holiday Wish List

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TTZtb40z-fg?hd=1] “Giving a Care” and “Opening Doors” represent the mindset of HealthNet as an organization and our outreach programs in particular. In this video, Benita and Toscha talk about the impact of donation on our clients and patients. Becoming a support person for HealthNet, especially for our Better Indy Babies, Healthy Families, and Homeless [...]

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