The Bright Futures Family Pocket, written especially for families, complements Bright Futures materials used by health professionals. Family Voices developed the guide so that families will have access to the wealth of information Bright Futures provides. It also encourages the family/practitioner relationship that are so important to children's health. This guide is a quick reference for families, highlighting the six important child health topics. The guide is organized by the four, Bright Futures age groups or stages of development.
Specific topics include:
How to choose and work with your health care provider
How your child grows and develops
What to expect as your child gets older
What will happen at health visits from birth to age 21
Resources for further information
Click here if you would like to download PDF files in order to view a copy of the Family Pocket Guide on the internet.
To get a complimentary copy of the Family Pocket Guide, contact the Health
Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Information Center at:
(888) ASK-HRSA or (888)275-4772 - reference #MCHN022 Pocket Guide (English).
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