Maternal Child Health

Maternal and Child Health supports prenatal and postpartum moms, infants and children birth to six through the following services:

Nursing Services

Focus on health promotion, prevention, and well-being; support and education during pregnancy, childbirth, parenting and role transitions; child growth and development; safe and healthy environments; and assisting families to connect with high quality health care and other support services in their community.

Family Support Services

Focus on identification of young adult and family strengths and needs; role modeling and mentoring aimed at successful development of life skills. The goal is to help young adults achieve health, education, economic, personal and parenting goals, foster healthy child development and assist families in accessing community supports and services.

Nurse Family Partnership

Focuses on healthy pregnancy, parent education and safety in the home.  Staff can provide referrals for healthcare, childcare and other community support services.  Enrollment is for prenatal moms who are having their first baby. For more information, call 888-5229 ext. 141 or click here to email the Children’s Integrated Services Coordinator.

 

Events & Activities at a Glance

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Fri 17

Outright VT Friday Night Group!

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sun 19

Bereavement Group

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 21

Summer Playgroup! Outdoor Playgroup in Johnson

August 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

In the News

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Chloe Learey: Celebrating Breastfeeding Awareness Month

August marks National Breastfeeding Awareness month. Editor’s note: This commentary is by Chloe Learey, executive director of the Winston Prouty Center for Child and Family Development in Brattleboro, and a member of the Building Bright Futures State Advisory Council....

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