Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health

Maternal Mental Awareness Month

What We Do


The Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) program assesses the needs of mothers, infants, children and adolescents and makes appropriate referrals for services and benefits.

Public Health Nurses provide home visits to pregnant and parenting women, breastfeeding education and support, and referrals for postpartum depression counseling in order to improve the health of women, infants, children, adolescents and their families.

Services


The Maternal and Child Health Program provides:
  • Home visits for both prenatal and postpartum mothers of babies up to six months old
  • Referrals and assistance for housing, food, support groups, medical and social linkages, postpartum depression counseling, support to family
  • Postpartum visits for information on childhood immunizations
  • Breastfeeding referral and support

Text 4 Baby

Text4Baby
Topics include:
 ~ Nutrition
 ~ Safe Sleep Tips
 ~ Baby's Milestones
 ~ Signs and Symptoms of Labor
 ~ Dr Visit and Appointment Reminders
 
 
Free text messages to keep you and your baby healthy. Helping you through birth and baby's
first year. Available in English & Español.
It's also an app! 
Click on the picture to the left to get started! 
  
   
~ Breastfeeding Advice
~ Car Seat Safety
~ Information on Health Insurance
~ Urgent Health Alerts
~ Resource Hotlines and Websites