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What are safe sleep positions during pregnancy?

It’s more than just beauty rest. Sleep allows the body to reset and repair itself. Unfortunately, many women have problems sleeping during pregnancy and have vivid dreams or nightmares. Loss of sleep due to fluctuating hormones and anxiety from stress can impact your health in general, especially when pregnant.

By ABC Quality Team on June 2, 2023

National Provider Appreciation Day is May 12

On May 12, ABC Quality will join the National Association of Family Child Care Providers, National Child Care Aware and communities across South Carolina in celebrating National Provider Appreciation Day. This annual celebration recognizes the work of child care providers, teachers, and caregivers of young children.

By ABC Quality Team on May 2, 2023

How is ABC Quality making child care more accessible for families?

Affordable, high-quality child care is a must for families in South Carolina. Child care not only keeps children safe and healthy, it helps them develop social, emotional, and communication skills they will need for success in school and throughout their lives. Unfortunately, many families in communities across the state have limited access to child care. But that’s where ABC Quality comes in.

By ABC Quality Team on April 18, 2023

The Week of the Young Child to be held April 1-7

The Week of the Young Child® recognizes that children's opportunities are our responsibilities. This week allows families and child care providers a time to recommit themselves to ensuring that every child experiences the type of early environment—at home, at child care, at school, and in the community—that promotes the needs of young children, their families, and the early childhood programs that serve them.

By ABC Quality Team on April 1, 2023

What should caregivers know about hand, foot and mouth disease?

Children in child care settings are bound to be exposed to a number of ordinary viruses, from common colds to stomach bugs, in their first few years of life. One of the most common childhood illnesses is hand, foot and mouth disease, a scary-sounding viral infection that can cause painful sores on a child’s hands, feet and mouth.

By ABC Quality Team on February 14, 2023