Washington County Public Health

Maternal Health

Providing preventative health services to women.

Maternal Health Program for Pregnant Women

Maternal health services provide preventive health services to women. These services ensure early and adequate prenatal care, early identification or risk factors, promotion of health lifestyle choices and resource/referral.

A staff member will coordinate health services, such as:

  • Assist in obtaining a physician
  • Assist in obtaining appropriate payment source
  • Offer prenatal education
  • Perform social assessment and guidance
  • Provide nutrition evaluation and education
  • Supply prenatal vitamins
  • Schedule prenatal and postpartum home visit
  • Arrange dental screening assessment, fluoride varnish, education and referral for dental care
  • Offer preventative dental services on an appointment basis for pregnant women who are under-served
  • Listening visits for prenatal or postpartum depression
  • Breastfeeding support at home visit
  • Monthly support group

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For more information about the Maternal Health Program

319-653-7758 or 1-800-655-7758