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

Dental health is especially important for pregnant women because the bacteria that cause dental decay can be spread from mom to baby unknowingly.

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

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

The Health Department recommends testing your private water source for common drinking water contaminants that may cause health problems if ingested.

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

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

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