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By Paige Winfield Cunningham

Funding for the federal Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program will end in March without action by Congress. First Focus Campaign for Children headed up a letter being sent to congressional leaders today urging them to extend the funding and citing evidence that home visiting improves the health and development of young children. It’s signed by more than 700 organizations nationwide including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Psychological Association. The letter: http://politico.pro/1zljdMH

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