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Services: Pregnant Women & New Parents

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Medical Care for Pregnant Women

If you’re pregnant or gave birth in the past two months and are eligible for Medi-Cal, we’re here to help you get medical care, prenatal vitamins, health education, nutrition services, help with family, financial and personal issues, all for free.

To apply, contact any of the care providers listed below. If you don’t have health insurance, they can help you apply for coverage too.

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Nurse-Family Partnership Program

Nurse-Family Partnership Program

Are you pregnant with your first child and living in San Mateo County? We’re here to support you in raising happy, healthy kids.

The Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program can help you get health insurance, stay in or go back to school or get a job, learn how to raise healthy kids and prevent illness, connect you with other community resources and more, all for free. We offer services in English, Spanish, Cantonese, and Tagalog.

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Prenatal Advantage Black Infant Health

The purpose of the Black Infant Health Project (BIH) is to reduce the infant mortality, low birth weight, and Sudden Infant Death (SIDS) rates in the African-American community. Our goals also include increasing first trimester prenatal care visits by African-American women and fostering the continuity of health care services before and after pregnancy.

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeed Longer: Every Month Matters!

Each additional month of breastfeeding helps create a stronger and healthier future for you and your baby.

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Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health Program

The Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Program is committed to serving women, children, teens and their families in San Mateo County by improving access to comprehensive, quality health care, and focusing on prevention and early intervention strategies. The MCAH program includes a spectrum of programs available to providers and clients (see a list of programs under “services”).