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Pregnancy & Parenting:
The Children First program is a community-based voluntary family resource program, which offers public health services to families expecting to deliver and/or parent their first child. The program encourages early and continuous prenatal care, personal development, and the involvement of the fathers, grandparents, and other supporting persons in parenting..
Public Health Nurses provide home visitation services during pregnancy and the first two years of the child’s life. The nurses follow well-developed program protocols that focus on the following domains:
Program goals are to produce healthy family members and enhance a family’s ability to care for itself, which leads to:
Who can Enroll?
Please contact the Atoka County Health Department for more information on the Children First Program.
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