Healthy Start / Baby Love Plus
Healthy Start Baby Love Plus is a federally funded local initiative with a primary
focus on reducing infant mortality and promoting women and children’s health. A
health education and community health advocate staff meets women in communities
to provide education on maternal and children’s health and to refer women into local
services. Education and referrals may focus on family planning, breastfeeding, SIDS
risk reduction and safe sleep, nutrition, child health and development, Shaken Baby
Syndrome, and other health issues and concerns of the new mother. Some mothers are
also eligible for post-partum follow-up. These mothers are followed for two years
following the birth of the child and are offered extensive support to increase well
Healthy Start Baby Love Plus also offers a monthly Lunch and Learn series. The series
promotes health and learning and offers a nutritious meal.
Registration is free and open to the community. To learn about any of the services
offered by Healthy Start Baby Love Plus call 336-703-3189.