The FAN tool is being adapted to more settings serving children, ranging from early childhood mental health consultation systems to pediatrician training.
Fussy Baby Network
The medical director for Erikson’s Fussy Baby Network says being held offers babies the organization they crave but can’t provide themselves.
For ten years, the Network has offered help for parents whose infants who are struggling with feeding, sleeping, or crying.
She tells TODAY Health that television can prevent children from developing coping strategies.
In a decade, the Network has grown from a twinkle in Professor Linda Gilkerson’s eye to a national model.
The Asian American Psychological Association selected Thakar as one of its two leadership fellows this year.
In the Peoria Journal Star,the Fussy Baby Network was praised as a program that can help prevent child abuse.
The Network will greatly strengthen medical education through a new partnership with two major Chicago medical centers.
More than 160 people gave to the week-long campaign, raising $3,120 for the Fussy Baby Network, including a $1,500 matching gift from Kolcraft.
Erikson’s Fussy Baby Network is partnering with Groupon Grassroots, the philanthropic arm of Groupon, to raise money for its home visiting services in Chicago and the surrounding county.
Fussy Baby Latina was started in 2007 to support Chicago’s Latino families, particularly those who had recently immigrated.
The Fussy Baby Network® welcomed its eighth national partner site in Albuquerque, New Mexico. With the new site, Fussy Baby Network is piloting a new approach to establishing partners, a process it calls “infusion.”
Erikson’s Fussy Baby Network® is partnering with Healthy Families Illinois to support high-risk families throughout the state — and around the country.
Erikson joins with the people of Chicago in mourning the passing of a great woman, Chicago’s former first lady, Maggie Daley.
The Fussy Baby Network was listed as a resource in this Public News Service article about the increased risk of child abuse during the recession.
Erikson’s Fussy Baby Network was featured in an ABC News story about new research that shows infants with persistent crying issues are more likely to develop behavioral problems as children.
The Fussy Baby Network was featured in this ABC News story about new research that shows infants with persistent crying issues are more likely to develop behavioral problems as children.
Fussy Baby Network was listed as a resource for parents with a colicky baby in this American Baby article, listing advice and resources for new parents.
Kara Corridan listed the Fussy Baby Network as a resource for parents who are stressed out by their colicky baby in her Parents blog post.
Karen Springen interviewed Linda Gilkerson for a Parents Magazine article about the stress parents experience when their baby has colic.
We’re pleased to report that the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has renewed its support of the Fussy Baby Network with a three-year, $1.3 million grant.
More than 150 alumni, students, early childhood professionals, and other guests turned out Saturday, Oct. 18, for the grand opening of Erikson’s new campus.