Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department
St. David's Center
3395 Plymouth Rd, Minnetonka, MN, 55305-3765
Distance: 1032 Miles
Helps families who have a new baby, and may have older children.
Program helps develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to meet the unique needs of their baby by offering parenting support and resources in your home, or at a place you choose.
Services provided include:
* Support during your pregnancy and early years of parenting
* Ideas about how to care for and play with your baby
* Information about how your baby is growing and developing
* Ideas for connecting to community resources
Client Information and Specialization
A screening will determine final eligibility.
To learn more, contact: email@example.com or (612) 596-7537.
Other Services or resources
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LJ-5000.6600Prenatal Care Definition
Programs that provide medical care for expectant mothers from the time of conception to the onset of labor to ensure their own physical well-being and the healthy development and birth of their child. Services generally include identification of risk factors based on age, health and/or personal and family history that may affect a woman's pregnancy; diet and lifestyle advice; routine checkups to look for signs of problems associated with pregnancy (such as edema, preeclampsia, or gestational diabetes) and to assure that the pregnancy is progressing well; ultrasound and other forms of prenatal testing to monitor fetal development and check for possible birth defects; and general information about being pregnant, e.g., what is normal and what is cause for concern, remedies for morning sickness or sleeplessness, managing weight gain and other common issues.
PH-6100.1800-680Prenatal/Postnatal Home Visitation Programs Definition
Programs staffed by nurses or other trained professionals or volunteers that visit the homes of first-time mothers during pregnancy and the first two years of the child's life to help the women improve their personal health and development during the prenatal period and learn to care for the child following birth. The visits encourage the mothers to maintain good nutrition; and provide information regarding danger signs in pregnancy, preparation for labor and delivery, breastfeeding and other feeding options, baby supplies, basic infant care, newborn behaviors and child development. They help to ensure that infants and toddlers are nurtured, live in a safe environment in and around the home and receive proper health care. Included are programs that focus on low income individuals, pregnant teens, women with high risk pregnancies or other special populations as well as those that are more broadly available.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
Very young children, generally from birth to 12 months of age, (birth to 18 months in the context of some programs).
YK-6500.6100New Parents Definition
Parents with a recently born child.
YK-6500.6600Pregnant Women Definition
Women who are awaiting the birth of a child.