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Healthy Start

New River Community Health Care Center and the Florida Department of Health in Union County

Every Baby Deserves a Healthy Start Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions Inc

Please Call for the Healthy Start Group Connections Meeting Times and Locations!

Say YES to a healthy start for you and your baby! 

Healthy Start provides maternal and child health services to improve pregnancy outcomes and help children get a healthy start in life.  Healthy Start offers services for you when you are pregnant or between pregnancies, and for your baby from birth to age three.

Everyone qualifies for Healthy Start services by saying “yes” to Healthy Start screenings with your prenatal care provider and at the hospital at the time of the birth of your child.  Healthy Start screenings are simply a set of questions to determine if there are any risks that could affect your pregnancy and your baby’s growth or development.

Services include:

  • Case Management
  • Childbirth Education
  • Parenting Classes
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Breastfeeding Counseling and Assistance
  • Referrals for Counseling
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Group Connections Meetings (Please call 386-496-3211 for meeting times and locations)


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