Pediatric program Reach Out and Read aims to strengthen bonds and minds

(Regence News)

This year, a grant from Regence’s corporate foundation, Cambia Health Foundation, is helping expand Reach Out and Read Northwest program’s length, so it begins at a newborn baby’s first well-child visit and runs through age 5. The expanded program enables children to receive a new book at every well-child visit, resulting in a total of 14 books. In addition to promoting early literacy, the program fosters positive social connections between parents, children and healthcare providers.

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