New Mexico State Baby Facts
All babies in New Mexico, and across the United States, need good health, strong families, and positive early learning experiences to foster healthy brain development and realize their full potential. How does New Mexico compare with the United States in providing these supports?
Do you know what lies ahead for New Mexico? No need to consult a crystal ball. The clearest way to envision what the future holds is to take a look at the babies. They tell us an important story of what it is currently like to be a very young child in this state and the important resources that can change the future life course for the many children who are not getting off to the best start.
Download the full fact sheet to see how New Mexico stacks up.
Read more about:
Explore More New Mexico Focused Resources & Initiatives
The New Mexico Children, Youth, and Families Department (CYFD)--the state grantee of the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) program--is committed to supporting home visiting …
In April 2013 New Mexico passed the Home Visiting Accountability Act, which creates a framework for standards-based home visiting, ensuring a level of quality and consistency in home visiting program…
In 2012, New Mexico reapplied for and was awarded the Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grant (January 1, 2013- December 31, 2016) and proposed activities to improve its early learni…
With a mandate from the New Mexico Office of Child Development (OCD) in 1996, New Mexico created a statewide system of professional development for the workforce across various sectors working with c…