We know that the experiences of giving birth and childrearing can be an emotional, joyous and, sometimes, stressful time filled with questions and excitement. We believe that every mother deserves to have the best pregnancy and birth experience possible. This is why our Maternal-Child Health nurses are available to care for you and your baby leading up to, and after, birth to ensure that you and your child are safe, comfortable and happy at home.
Our lactation-trained nurses are reliable and knowledgeable, and they understand the range of emotions you and your family are experiencing. We want to support you.
When Maternal-Child Health is Right For You
If you and your family, or physician, feel that you would benefit from the support of in-home Maternal-Child care.
Maternal-Child Health Services
- Lactation support available seven days a week, including holidays, in your home. All insurances accepted. Our nurses can help with starting breastfeeding, addressing ongoing issues, feeding assessments, supporting the transition back to work and information about weaning.
- Our nurses are also a reliable and educated resource for information about childbirth, nutrition, child development, language development, parenting skills, positive discipline, sleep habits and much more.
- Guidance on making the transition back to work.
- You and your family may be eligible for visits prenatally, post-partum, infancy and into early childhood.
- Supplemental supports for children with special health needs, including, if your child is eligible, expressive therapies (dance, art, music and play), mental health counseling, help coordinating services and respite care.
- Medical nursing so that you and your child can receive care in the home and focus on recovery. Nurse assessments, blood pressure checks, wound care, bilirubin and other infant blood draws, feeding and weight assessment and much more.
- Strong Families Vermont program matches you with a personal nurse who will partner with you through pregnancy, birth and the first two years after birth. A program designed to give personalized support of someone you can trust who will focus on you and your child’s needs and goals.
- Connecting you with community supports.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I access these services?
Have questions about Maternal-Child Health services?
Call Katy Leffel, RN, MCH Manager, or use the contact form to the upper right.802-224-2209