Expecting & New Parents

new mother with infant

New parents have a lot to consider when it comes to their child's health. Find information and resources to help new and expecting parents keep the youngest Vermonters healthy and safe.

Information for You

For most school children and staff, the second largest contributor to their radon exposure is likely to be their school.

Benzene is the name of an aromatic hydrocarbon, C6H6. In liquid form, benzene is clear, colorless, and flammable.

Children interact with our environment much differently than adults do, which is why children’s environmental health is so important.

High quality early experiences promote brain development, socio-emotional skills and support learning for children so that they will succeed in school.

Prenatal alcohol exposure can result in birth defects that can affect a child's growth, appearance, cognitive development, and behavior — and it's 100% preventable.

Measles is a highly contagious illness caused by the measles virus. Measles can be prevented with measles-containing vaccine, usually as the combination measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine.

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