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PREGNANCY SERVICES

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The goal of PHMDC Pregnancy Services is Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, Healthy Families.

Public Health provides free help and support to pregnant women through two programs:

  • Nurse-Family Partnership Program: Provides frequent public health nurse visits during pregnancy and until the baby is 2 years old. This service is for first-time moms.
  • Prenatal Care Coordination: Provides monthly public health nurse visits during pregnancy and until the baby is 2 months old.

Both programs provide services needed to have a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby:

  • Health assessment.
  • Help with finding a prenatal health care provider.
  • Help with finding free or low-cost health insurance for themselves and their families (Badgercare Plus, Medicaid).
  • Help with finding needed community services.
  • Help with transportation to medical appointments.
  • Information on good nutrition and health habits while pregnant, labor and delivery, infant care, feeding your baby, parenting, child development and safety.
  • Information on pregnancy planning, birth control, preconception and interconception health (between pregnancies).
  • Information on staying alcohol and tobacco free during pregnancy.
  • Help finding treatment for alcohol, tobacco and other drug use.
  • Help finding shelter from domestic abuse.
  • Breastfeeding education and support.

Interested in one of these programs? Call (608) 266-4821 for more information.

Referral Form for Providers (MS Word)