Julie Valentine Center

Year Granted:

Grant Amount: $46,777

For 100% funding, over two years, of a Pediatric Abusive Head Trauma prevention program that will support implementation of the "Period of Purple Crying" Program for families of babies delivered at GHS Children's Hospital; the aim of the program is to have maternity nurses educate parents on the subject of normal early infant crying. The grant will also be applied towards the purchase of specialized medical equipment that will enable the two GHS pediatricians who perform medical evaluations on children at the Julie Valentine Center to document abusive head trauma.

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