Connecting families to important help for a better life.
This Healthy Start Family Connect service is free and helps connect families to things that can make life easier. It gives support and resources to moms, babies, and families so they can have the best start. If you are pregnant or have kids under 3 years old, you can join. There are many services you can choose from, and you get to decide which ones you want. If you want to know more, fill out the form below, and one of our pregnancy navigators will connect you with the things you need.
These services are for pregnant women, families, and caregivers with young children.
Home visitation is when someone comes to your home to assist you and your baby as you get used to your new life.
Home visits are good for the health and feelings of moms. They can find and deal with any health issues after having a baby, like feeling depressed or worried, and connect moms to the right help. This support can make new moms feel less alone and stressed.
Also, these home services can make the connection between moms and babies stronger. They teach important ways to take care of and bond with babies. This help can make babies grow well and improve how the whole family gets along.
Getting advice on staying healthy and eating well is important for your body when you're pregnant and after you have your baby.
While you’re pregnant, it’s important to get advice on having a balanced diet that gives you the extra nutrients you need. You also need to know which foods are good for you and which ones you should have less of.
After you have your baby, eating healthy helps you recover from giving birth and gives you the nutrients you need if you’re breastfeeding.
Getting advice helps you make smart choices that keep you healthy, speed up recovery, and make sure your baby gets all the right nourishment.
These classes also encourage parents to talk and work together with their healthcare providers. They teach ways to relax and handle the tough parts of labor, making sure parents are ready both physically and emotionally.
Getting advice on taking care of your newborn to make sure your baby is safe and healthy.
This advice covers many important things, like how to feed and help your baby sleep, changing diapers, giving baths, and knowing when something might be wrong. It helps parents know what to do and feel confident in taking the best care of their new baby. It also helps build a strong and loving connection with the baby while making sure they are in a safe and comfy place.
Parenting education and support
This makes parents feel less alone and stressed. By dealing with challenges and showing good parenting, these programs help kids and families do better, allowing the next generation grow and succeed.
Support and counseling for stress
These services create a caring and understanding space where both women and men can talk about their worries, fears, and questions. The people who work in these services can give advice on how to handle stress, offer emotional support, and give practical tips to manage it better.
After having a baby, managing stress is still super important. These services help new moms figure out how to take care of their baby while dealing with their own changes. They also make sure moms are doing well and help both the mom and the baby stay healthy and happy.
Learning about and getting help with breastfeeding.
Education and assistance on breastfeeding give important tips on the right techniques, such as how to position the baby, and ensuring a good latch for successful breastfeeding. It also talks about common worries like not having enough milk or feeling uncomfortable. These services also provide emotional support and give moms the knowledge and confidence to handle breastfeeding, whether they decide to do it exclusively or mix it with formula feeding.
Stay healthy and avoid harmful habits like smoking or using drugs.
Tools for parents to know how their child is growing and help them do well in school.
By using these tools, parents can help their child do well in school and beyond. It’s not just about getting ready for classes, but also about encouraging a child’s curiosity, creativity, and self-confidence. This all adds up to making sure the child is happy and loves learning for their whole life.
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