The Maternal & Child Health Home Visitor Service provides education and support to pregnant women and families with infants and children through age five. The program is designed to give all children a healthy start in life and help parents enjoy parenthood.
Healthy Start is provided free to all parents or grandparents caring for children. The home visitor focuses on comprehensive maternal health care before, during and after the baby’s birth.
The home visitor can assist parents with: parent-child relationships, health care, prevention of child injuries and accidents, child development, training for infant massage and breastfeeding support.