New Zika Resources for Parents

Published Date: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Issue: 
No.194
Category: 
Resources, Reports, Research

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have released two new web resources for families impacted by Zika

  • For Parents: Roadmap for Parents of Babies with Congenital Zika Syndrome :Babies with congenital Zika syndrome may experience different health problems as they develop, but it’s difficult to know how Zika virus infection will affect each baby. This newly developed roadmap is designed as a guide to help parents of babies with birth defects related to congenital Zika infection navigate the series of screenings and tests recommended during their baby’s first year of life. By using this roadmap, parents can actively keep track of their baby’s medical appointments and stay in tune with their healthcare needs.
  • For Parents: Roadmap for Parents of Babies Infected with Zika Before Birth Who Appear Healthy: This roadmap is meant to help parents whose babies were infected with Zika before birth and appear healthy with navigating the series of screenings and tests recommended during their baby’s first year of life. By using this roadmap, parents can actively keep track of their baby’s medical appointments and healthcare needs and help ensure that they receive the care they need.

 

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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