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Are there any health assistance programs for pregnant women, mothers, and children?

Find Free or Reduced Prenatal Care:

  • Call 1-800-311-BABY (1-800-311-2229) - This toll-free telephone number will connect you to the Health Department in your area code.
  • For information in Spanish, call 1-800-504-7081
  • Call or contact your local Health Department.

Resources for Healthy Pregnancy:

  • Prenatal services (HRSA)
    Learn about the five ways to have a healthy pregnancy and finding local prenatal services.
  • Healthy Pregnancy (womenshealth.gov)
    Information on regular doctor visits, check-ups, prenatal tests and procedures, fact sheets, and resources.
  • Depression During and After Pregnancy: A Resource for Women, Their Families, and Friends(HRSA)
    Learn the signs of perinatal depression, what to do, and where to find help
  • Newborn Screening (CDC)
    Information about infant screening programs
  • Healthy Start (HRSA)
    Learn about this local outreach program mandated to reduce infant mortality in 38 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
  • Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (HRSA)
    Through the Home Visiting Program, nurses, social workers, or other professionals meet with at-risk families in their homes, evaluate the families’ circumstances, and connect families to the kinds of help that can make a real difference in a child’s health, development, and ability to learn - such as health care, developmental services for children, early education, parenting skills, child abuse prevention, and nutrition education or assistance.
Content created by Digital Communications Division (DCD)
Content last reviewed on November 7, 2012