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Home Visits

Home visits are a key part of the Children First intervention.  For convenience, visits take place in the mother's home. Specially trained nurses are prepared to answer questions andsleeping baby provide activities that promote health and safety. Educational materials are provided to cover topics on personal health, environmental health, adult living skills developmental milestones and parenting skills.


Services Provided

Those enrolled receive the following services at no cost:

  • Brief health assessments
  • Child growth and development evaluations
  • Nutrition education
  • Parenting and relationship information
  • Links to other services such as child care, education and job training

These services are not intended to replace services provided by health care providers or family doctors.  Nurses work collaboratively with other providers to help meet the needs of mother and child. 


Home Visit Schedule

Visits begin before the 29th week of pregnancy and continue until the child's second birthday. The visit schedule can be tailored to meet the needs of the mother.  







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