MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH

 

Well Badger Resource Center 

The Well Badger Resource Center is a health information and referral service operated by the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation (WWHF), in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services . Well Badger is the new home of the Wisconsin MCH Hotlines. Click here to access their website

Well badger resource center

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.

Quit Line: Smoking Cessation 1-800-784-8669

 Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation- First Breath  


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 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.



Newborn Visits

newborn visit

First time 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

 

 

TalkReadPlay Homevisting Program

Eligible families are visited regularly throughout their baby's first year of life to support them in this exciting and stressful time. Parents are their childs first and best teacher. Our staff works with families to provide simple, everday activities parents can do with their child to help them learn and develop. To learn more about the TalkReadPlay movement and to download the Vroom app click here

TalkReadPlay

Women, Infant & Children (WIC) Clinics

Jefferson County WIC comes to the Watertown health department 3 days a month. Please contact their office for appointments and questions.
                                                 *Jefferson County WIC covers all of Watertown

WIC

    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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