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Postpartum/Newborn Home Visiting

Postpartum/Newborn Home Visiting services are provided at no charge by Health Department nurses to all first-time mothers and Medicaid eligible women and/or their infants shortly after birth.  A one-time visit is provided to follow up on the mother’s and infant’s health after hospital discharge. 

Services include assessing the health of mother and baby; counseling on family planning and infant care, verifying/arranging medical appointments; and early identification of any health or safety issues.

To request a Postpartum/Newborn Home Visit, call (919) 245-2442 or send referrals by fax to (919) 644-3312