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Maternal/Child Health Program

Program Goal
To promote healthy births and optimal development of all children.

Description
The department provides Maternal Child Health Services to pregnant women, new mothers and babies. Our professional nurses provide nursing services during and after pregnancy, in the comfort and privacy of your home. 

Provide information and support on:

  • Family Planning
  • Pregnancy
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Breastfeeding
  • Growth and Development
  • Child Care
  • Domestic Violence
  • Prenatal Substance Abuse
  • HIV & STD
  • Immunization
  • Tobacco/Smoking Cessation
  • Lead Poisoning

 

Contact the Maternal/Child Health Program at (315) 386-2325.


Additional Resources

Family Planning

NYS DOH Comprehensive Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care Services Program

Pregnancy

CDC: Pregnancy Resources

Labor and Delivery

American Pregnancy Association: Labor and Birth Resources

Breastfeeding

The Office on Women's Health: A Breastfeeding Factsheet

CDC: Storage and Preparation of Breast Milk

CDC: Breastfeeding Resources

Growth and Development

CDC: Developmental Milestones

CDC: Milestone Tracker App

CDC: Milestone Moments

CDC: Free Materials for Developmental Monitoring

Child Care

St. Lawrence Child Care Council, Inc.

Domestic Violence

Renewal House for Victims of Family Violence

Prenatal Substance Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse: Substance Use in Women Research Report

HIV & STD

CDC: Pregnancy and HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention

CDC: Sexual Transmitted Diseases (STDs) Resources

Immunization

CDC: Vaccines & Immunizations

2021 Recommended Vaccinations for Infants and Children (birth through 6 years)

Tobacco/Smoking Cessation

NYS Smokers' Quitline Resources

Lead Poisoning

NYS DOH Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention

St. Lawrence County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program

Parenting

Welcome to Parenthood: A Family Guide (pdf)

New York State Parent Portal: Resources for Parents & Caregivers of Young Children

 

 

Immunization

Planned Parenthood of the North Country, Inc.

Planned Parenthood of the North Country New York provides high-quality, affordable family planning and reproductive health care for nearly 12,000 women and men in the North Country each year. We have seven health centers throughout Clinton, Franklin,  Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence counties.

Immunization

North Country Prenatal/Perinatal Council, Inc.

The North Country Prenatal/Perinatal Council, Inc. is dedicated to strengthening maternal and family health by identifying service needs and improving access to care through community collaboration, education and referral for the well-being of every woman, every child, every family.

Immunization

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Services

WIC is a Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, as well as for infants and children under the age of 5. The program provides support, nutritional education, supplemental foods, and healthcare referrals to low-income mothers, their children, and others with legal guardianship over young children found to be at nutritional risk.

Find WIC services near you!

Maternal Health

Renewal House

Renewal House's mission is to respond immediately to the needs of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in St. Lawrence County through services which empower victims and increase community awareness.

Maternal Health

St. Lawrence Child Care Council, Inc.

The SLCCC is a not-for-profit child care resource and referral agency providing information, education and resources to families, providers, community members and employers to meet the early care and learning needs in our community.

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