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Providing Parenting Classes in Polk County

Healthy Start clients at an “Educational Nuggets for Parents” class.

Polk County Healthy Start recently began offering parenting classes to clients. The program identified a need to offer classes covering a variety of parenting topics and then launched “Educational Nuggets for Parents,” an educational series of monthly group parenting classes. Classes are offered in both English and Spanish.

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CHARTS Quick Facts

  • Mothers with a high school education or more had the highest rates of breastfeeding.
  • The National Immunization Survey reports that the percentage of Florida mothers who exclusively breastfed their babies for three months increased from 27.8% in 2007 to 44.9% in 2016.
  • The National Immunization Survey reports that the percentage of Florida mothers who breastfed their babies for six months increased from 37.5% in 2007 to 47.3% in 2016.
  • August 1–7 is World Breastfeeding Week

Estimated Births

*Since Jan 01,

135403.623188406

Did You Know?

  • CHARTS has over 19 county and state profile reports that provide a one-stop list of related health statistics for each county.
  • Communicable diseases are diseases that can be spread from one person to another or from an animal to a person.
  • Certain communicable diseases are reported nationally so that they can be stopped before they become widespread.
  • FLHealthCHARTS has community health maps that provide data by zip code and census tract.
  • New Population, Mortality and Birth Atlases were recently enhanced and now feature more data and improved visual displays of quantitative data.

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