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Growing healthy kids and families

Growing Together knows parents want to have a healthy baby and be a good parent– but babies don’t come with a user manual. Growing Together Home Visitors partner with families and health care providers to help each child achieve developmental goals.

Growing Together can offer a range of services:

  • Prenatal Home Visits

  • Home Visits

  • Child Development Information and Developmental Screenings  

  • Connections to Community Resources, Including Health Care Resources 

  • Positive Parenting Information and Guidance  

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Growing Together Home Visitors meet with caregivers in their homes and/or accompany families on well-child health care visits. Home Visitors are available between visits via virtual connections, phone calls, texts, and emails.

During visits, parents/caregivers and home visitors will discuss various topics, including:

· Preparing & Caring for Baby

· Maternal & Family Health

· Healthy Growth & Development of Your Infant and Toddler

· Child & Family Development

· Caring for Toddler

PRENATAL TOPIC EXAMPLES:

· Why Prenatal Care is Important

· Emotional Health During Pregnancy

· Helping Siblings Prepare for a New Baby

· Being a Nurturing Mother or Father

 

INFANT TOPIC EXAMPLES:

· Baby Blues

· Feeding Your Baby

· Sleeping

· Am I “Spoiling” My Baby?

 

TODDLER TOPIC EXAMPLES:

· Nutritious Snacks for Toddlers

· Understanding Children’s Behavior

· Realistic Expectations for Toddlers

· Enjoying Family Mealtimes

ALL SERVICES ARE:

· Provided at no cost to families

· Provided prenatally to the child’s third birthday

· Tailored to each family’s needs and identified goals

· Designed to meet the needs of families living in rural areas

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