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Pregnancy & Parenting
« on: July 03, 2012, 11:54:18 PM »
Pregnancy & Parenting
 
Whether you are thinking about having children someday, are a mom-to-be, or already have children, DHS has information and programs that may help you as you navigate these important stages in your life.

Healthy Babies

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a food assistance program for Women, Infants, and Children. It helps pregnant women, new mothers and young children eat well and stay healthy.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30513
 
Newborn Hearing Screening - Illinois' Newborn Hearing Screening program is available through your hospital to test your newborn's hearing.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30522

Early Intervention helps children (ages 0 to 3), with disabilities or delays, to learn and grow.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30321


Parenting Help

School Health - The School Health Program helps parents, school nurses, teachers and others who have questions or concerns about their student's health while they are at school.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30318

Healthy Families Illinois
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30263
 
Parents Care and Share
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30519

Healthy Child Care Illinois
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30516

Illinois Fatherhood Initiative - works to end father absence by connecting children and fathers thru the educational program "Boot Camp for New Dads."

 
Family Planning

Family Planning
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30514

Reproductive Health Care from the Illinois Department of Human Services


Safe & Healthy Pregnancy

Family Case Management
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30517

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30513

Perinatal Depression
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30524


More Information & Resources

March of Dimes: Prevent Birth Defects
http://www.marchofdimes.com/

National Institute of Health: SIDS: Back to Sleep Campaign
http://www.nichd.nih.gov/sids/

Child Care
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=29720

Illinois Council on Responsible Fatherhood
http://www.responsiblefatherhood.illinois.gov/


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