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Your Child's Development
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Family Support
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Child Proofing Your Home
Playground Safety
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Child Abuse (Prevent Child Abuse NC)
Finding Smart Start Services locally
Parenting Index

For information about the growth, health and safety of
young children and family services in your community, call

1-800-367-2229, Parent Resource Line