Parents

You want your child to grow up happy and healthy. There are so many opportunities to support your child’s development every day: from your daily interactions with your child, to ensuring that your children are linked with high quality health care providers, to seeking high quality early care and education, to nurturing your own well-being. Docs for Tots works to support you with resources, tools, and opportunities to promote your power as an advocate for your child’s well-being and healthy development.

Connect with Docs for Tots today and be the voice of parents partnering with doctors – for all young children. You can:

  • Know what a powerful role you play in your child’s life and how important first relationships are
  • Recognize yourself as an advocate for your child: use your knowledge, passion and experience to promote your child’s development
  • Be educated about quality child care, medical care and other opportunities to promote your child’s development
  • Take care of yourself!
  • Explore our priority issues and connect with our community

Latest News

Are We, as Early Childhood Professionals, Asking the Right Questions?

The other day I was asked by a 4-year-old boy: “Have you ever been to prison? My daddy’s been to prison.” Jay and his . . .
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Ikadshi

2015: A Year of Building Better Systems for Young Children in New York

Docs for Tots is proud of the work accomplished in 2015 towards our mission of creating connections between young children’s doctors, policymakers, early childhood practitioners, and other stakeholders to . . .
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A-Waiting Opportunity

Dr. Dina Lieser is Co-Director of Docs for Tots and Director of Community Pediatrics and Ambulatory Pediatrics at Nassau University Medical Center.     . . .
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Stable, caring relationships are essential for healthy development.

Center on the Developing Child, Harvard University