MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH

First Breath

First breath is a program designed for pregnant women and new moms. This program helps with developing and sticking with a plan to either cut back or quit smoking all together. A Public Health Nurse will meet with pregnant women or new moms regularly to provide information, education, and support on the dangers of using tobacco during pregnancy and outcomes after.

 Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation- First Breath  -Web MD- Smoking during pregnancy
 -Quit Line: Smoking Cessation 1-800-784-8669

 

 My Baby & Me

My baby & Me is a program designed for pregnant women and new moms. This program helps with developing and sticking with a plan to either cut back on or quit using alcohol all together. A Public Health Nurse will meet with pregnant women or new moms regularly to provide information, education, and support on the dangers of using alcohol during pregnancy and outcomes after.

-Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation- My Baby & Me

 Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC)pregnant

Prenatal care coordination helps eligible women have the healthiest baby possible. Public health nurses provide education, support and connection to other community resources through conducting regular home visits throughout the pregnancy. By educating expectant mothers on the importance of medical prenatal visits, the harm of alcohol and smoking on an unborn baby, infant development and proper prenatal nutrition, the chance of a healthy new baby increases.

Educational Topics

-Health care for mom and baby   -Importance of prenatal care
-Infant development   -What’s normal, What’s not
-Alcohol, drug, and tobacco use during pregnancy   -Depression
-Nutrition   -Breast feeding
-Safe sleep   -Home Safety
-Contraceptive options   -Community resources

 

DHS- PNCC Link  -Jefferson County WIC (920) 674-7189
 -Mary’s room- St. Paul’s Episcopal Church  -Dodge County WIC (920) 386-3680
 -Wisconsin Health, Nutrition & Childcare Programs  -Watertown Family Aid Association (920) 262-8099
 -Wisconsin BadgerCare  -Quit Line: Smoking Cessation 1-800-784-8669
 -Wisconsin Medicaid  -National Drug & Alcohol Abuse Helpline
  
                      1-855-378-4734
 -Food Share  

 

Newborn Visitsnewborn visit

Parents of newborns will be contacted to offer a home visit with a Public Health Nurse. The Nurse will assess the newborn as well as provide information, support, and access to continuing care and resources for families with newborns

Educational Topics

-Brain development -Depression
-Breast feeding support -Contraceptive options
-Safe sleep -Community resources

 

-Watertown Family Center -Head Start- Jefferson (920) 261-8716
-Mary’s room- St. Paul’s Episcopal Church -Head Start- Dodge (920) 885-7503
-Jefferson County WIC (920) 674-7189 -Birth to Three- Jefferson (920) 674-8784
-Dodge County WIC (920)386-3680 -Birth to Three- Dodge (920) 887-4282
-Jefferson County La Leche League (920) 988-3107  

 

Bright Beginnings/Parenting Programbright beginnings

Eligible families are visited regularly throughout their baby's first year of life to support them in this exciting and stressful time. In-home visits and group activities are offered

Educational Topics

-Brain Development -Mile Stones -Community Resources

 

-Watertown Family Center -Head Start- Jefferson (920) 261-8716
-Mary's Room- St. Paul's Episcopal Church -Head Start- Dodge (920) 885-7503
-Jefferson County WIC (920) 674-7189 -Birth to Three- Jefferson (920) 674-8784
-Dodge County WIC (920) 386-3680 -Birth to Three- Dodge (920) 887-4282
-Jefferson County La Leche League (920) 988-3107  

 

Well Child & Health Check Clinics

Physical examination, hearing and vision screening, nutritional assessment, blood lead screening, assessment of growth and development, and scheduled immunizations. Parental issues and concerns are discussed in a one-on-one manner. Medical, dental, and other referrals are made as needed. There is a nominal fee for services and Medical Assistance is accepted. By appointment only

-Head Start- Jefferson County (920) 261-8716 -Head Start- Dodge County (920) 885-7503

 

Women, Infant & Children (WIC) Clinics

WIC provides guidance, education, and assistance for healthy diets to eligible pregnant and breast-feeding women, infants, and young children up to age 5. Jefferson County WIC provides services based in the Watertown Health Department four days each month. Please contact Jefferson or Dodge County WIC for eligibility and scheduling.

-Jefferson County WIC (920) 674-7189 -Dodge County WIC (920) 386-3680

 

For provisional information about Maternal Child Health,
please see Wisconsin State Statute 253

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