Healthy Behaviors

Breastfeeding Promotion
Telephone and in-office support for breast feeding mothers. Promoting the health benefits of breast feeding to families, in the community and among health care providers.

Caring Connections
Health teaching related to parenting and child growth and development. Health teaching to pregnant teens to obtain prenatal care, and preparation for childbirth and to teen parents for child growth, development and safety.

Child & Teen Checkup
Clinics for a child and teen checkup for children age 3 ½ - 5 as a part of early childhood screening. Clinics for the early childhood screening required for children age 3 ½ - 5 prior to starting kindergarten. 

Health Promotion
This program is to promote health education and provide information related to prevention or early detection of chronic health conditions.

Nurse Family Partnerships
This program is for first time pregnant women to prepare for the birth and caring for infant and toddlers to age 2.  For more information please visit the Nurse Family Partnership website.

Tobacco Use Prevention
Tobacco compliance checks.

This is a food and nutrition program for pregnant women, infants, and children up to age 5 who meet income guidelines and are at medical or nutritional risk.  For more information on this program visit the Minnesota Department of Health website.

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