Mother and Infant Care

Taxonomy Code: LJ-5000

Programs that prepare expectant mothers for childbirth and provide health care services for mothers and infants during pregnancy and following birth.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
BABY CARE BASICSThis three hour program provides expectant women and their coaches (husband, boyfriend, mother, friend, etc.) with infant care education. Topics include the handling, feeding, changing, bathing, and caring for the newborn. Discuss layette, equipment,furnishings, toys, safety, growth, development, health and illness.SuffolkBABY CARE BASICSCHILDBEARING FAMILY ALLIANCE, INC.
BREASTFEEDING CLASSOffers one, 2 1/2 hour class discussing the advantages of breast milk and provides practical information and strategies for successful breastfeeding. Maternal nutrition is also discussed. Also provides inpatients with individualized breastfeeding insturction given by the Nursing Staff and a Certified Lactation Consultant on the patient care unit.NassauBREASTFEEDING CLASSWINTHROP UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
BREASTFEEDING CLASSESProvides information for expectant mothers concerning breastfeeding. Discusses techniques, problems and continuing breastfeeding (after leaving the hospital). Classes are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month from 7-10pm. 1st Saturday of each month 9am-12pm. Please call for more information. PNassauBREASTFEEDING CLASSESMERCY MEDICAL CENTER
BREASTFEEDING CLASSESOffers classes in the art of breastfeeding to expectant mothers and fathers. Offered through Family Education Program. Call for schedule.SuffolkBREASTFEEDING CLASSESST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
BREASTFEEDING MOTHERS SUPPORT GROUPProvides support, education, and encouragement to women who wish to breastfeed. Addresses issues such as fatigue and time management, milk supply concerns, management of fussiness, consoling techniques, returning to work, child care considerations and more. Educational materials are also available in Spanish. Call to register.SuffolkBREASTFEEDING MOTHERS SUPPORT GROUPST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION/LAMAZEOffers a five session course on topics including: phases and stages of labor, the role of the labor partner, relaxation, pushing and breathing techniques, analgesic/anesthesia options, cesarean birth and postpartum expectations. Offers refresher classes for women who have given birth more than two years earlier. Call for further information.NassauNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MANHASSETNORTH SHORE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL-MANHASSET
HOME HEALTH CAREProvides in-home skilled nursing care rehabilitation therapies medical social workers home health aides intravenous therapy medical supplies/equipment laboratory services and pharmacy supplies. Also offers Mom and Me Care to new mothers and newborns. Home care is provided by nursing staff from the maternity department.NassauCATHOLIC HOME CARECATHOLIC HEALTH SERVICES OF LONG ISLAND
INFORMATION AND REFERRALProvides free education, emotional support, support groups, and healthcare referrals to pregnant and postpartum mothers and fathers experiencing depression and/or anxiety (perinatal mood and anxiety disorders including postpartum depression and postpartum psychosis). Moms on Call and Family Telephone Support provided by trained volunteers. Circle of Caring support groups and training provided to healthcare providers and the community. Information and referral is also available on miscarriage, stillborn birth, abortion, and adoption. Call for further information.SuffolkINFORMATION AND REFERRALPOSTPARTUM RESOURCE CENTER OF NEW YORK, INC.
LAMAZEOffers lamaze instruction to expectant mothers and their coaches. Provides information on normal labor, birth, any difficulties that could arise during delivery, and the early postpartum period. Teaches relaxation skills, breathing strategies, massage techniques and comfort measures to ease pain. Provides information on anesthesia choices and breastfeeding. Offers tour of maternity unit. Offered through Family Education Program. Call to register.SuffolkLAMAZEST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
LAMAZE/CHILDBIRTH EDUCATIONProvides childbirth preparation education in small groups. Comfort measures for labor and birth includes coaching , relaxation, and breathing techniques. Anatomy and physiology, cesarean preparation, pain medications, hospital procedures and body mechanics are also included in the curriculum.SuffolkLAMAZE/CHILDBIRTH EDUCATIONCHILDBEARING FAMILY ALLIANCE, INC.
MATERNAL AND INFANT COMMUNITY HEALTH COLLABORATIVEFocuses on building systems of care and reproductive life planning for women during the life stages of preconception, prenatal/postpartum, inter-conception and individual care to those who need it. Services include, but are not limited to, case coordination, life planning/goal setting, individual wellness assessments/referrals and assistance with getting health insurance. Appointment required.NassauMATERNAL AND INFANT COMMUNITY HEALTH COLLABORATIVEECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
MATERNAL AND INFANT COMMUNITY HEALTH COLLABORATIVEAssists individuals and families to understand the importance of a health lifestyle and to prepare for the future. Individual programs are developed for women based upon their life course stage and level of need. Services include: the utilization of Community Health Workers, home-visiting, risk assessment, client centered service plans, referrals, health coordination, advocacy, preventive screenings and support. In addition a primary focus of the MICHC project is to enroll women of child-bearing age and their families in health insurance and assist these families to access appropriate medical care. Free Educational Workshops are offered continuously and reproductive life planning are education is provided to all participants.SuffolkMATERNAL AND INFANT COMMUNITY HEALTH COLLABORATIVESUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES
MATERNITY SERVICESMaternity Center provides prenatal programs baby care and safety courses intensive care for premature newborns and those with health problems full range of prenatal testing classes in childbirth, Lamaze and breast feeding. The Center has its own entry and parking lot. An orientation for expectant parents is held every Saturday at 9am call for reservations as space is limited.SuffolkMATERNITY SERVICESSOUTHSIDE HOSPITAL
MOM'S MENTAL HEALTH MATTERSThis initiative is designed to educate consumers and health care providers about who is at risk for depression and anxiety during and after pregnancy, the sign of these problems, and how to get help.NATIONAL CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMEUNICE KENNEDY SHRIVER NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMProvides information and identifies key challenges in child and maternal health, review relevant research, identify research gaps, intiate activities, and propose solution to advance the field. Visit the NCMHEP Coordinating Committee webpage for a full list of member organization, (www.nichd.nih.gov/ncmhep/coord_comm)NATIONAL CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTH EDUCATION PROGRAMEUNICE KENNEDY SHRIVER NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
NEW MOTHER'S SUPPORT NETWORKOffers pregnant women low or no cost pre-natal programs covering newborn-infant care, breast feeding, CPR/Tot-saver, pre-natal exercise and Lamaze training. Participants in the Lamaze class have the opportunity, at no charge, for a one time visit by a registered nurse to assist in newborn care.SuffolkNEW MOTHER'S SUPPORT NETWORKSUFFOLK Y-JCC
OBSTETRICS/NEONATAL SERVICESProvides obstetrical and neonatal medical services. Also offers expectant parents an array of pre- and post-natal classes including the following: early pregnancy class, First Time Around prepared childbirth, Lamaze Course breast feeding course labor refresher Lamaze course Big Brothers/Big Sisters Class Grandparents Class New Mother's Support Group Infant Massage Classes and Caring for Your Baby Class.SuffolkOBSTETRICS/NEONATAL SERVICESGOOD SAMARITAN HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
PREGNANCY BASICSThis free one and a half hour program is recommended for expectant parents from as early in pregnancy as 12 weeks. Helps expectant parents best understand their pregnancy and how to handle changes, both emotional and physical. Develops confidence in ones ever-changing body and helps one become more organized and prepared. Hours vary. Call for schedule.SuffolkPREGNANCY BASICSCHILDBEARING FAMILY ALLIANCE, INC.
PRENATAL LECTURESOffers expectant mothers and fathers information on pregnancy, stages in childbirth, labor and delivery and infant care. Offers a series of (3) Lectures one every other month on Tuesday evenings. They are (I Your Pregnancy, II Labor and Delivery, and III New Mom New Baby) You can attend one or all lectures. Offered through Family Education Program. Call for schedule and fees.SuffolkPRENATAL LECTURESST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
PRE/POSTNATAL EXERCISE CLASSESOffers expectant mothers, at any stage of pregnancy, opportunities to learn and practice exercises that promote well being before and after delivery. Prenatal exercise is twice a week and postnatal is once a week. Offered through Family Education Program. Call for schedule and fees.SuffolkPRE/POSTNATAL EXERCISE CLASSESST. CHARLES HOSPITAL
SUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE-BUREAU OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING ADMINISTRATIONProvides community and maternal child health services which include: Prenatal/Postpartum Care, Child Find which helps identify a child's problem early and makes sure the family receives the necessary help, Inborn Metabolic Screening Follow-Ups, Chronic Disease Management (asthma, CVD, diabetes, hypertension), referrals to Public Health Nurses for at risk families needing assistance in complying with all the health care needs of their child and Wound Care.SuffolkSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE-BUREAU OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING ADMINISTRATIONSUFFOLK COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES-DIVISION OF PREVENTIVE MEDICINE-BUREAU OF PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING ADMINISTRATION
WIC-ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICEServes as a Special Supplemental Foods Program providing nutritious foods as well as nutrition counseling and education to pregnant/post-partum and breastfeeding women, infants and children 0 to 5 years of age. WIC also assists participants in accessing other health and human services. Call for site locations throughout Nassau County or check website.NassauWIC-ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICENASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNITY AND MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH SERVICES
WIC-GLEN COVEServes as a Special Supplemental Foods Program providing nutritious foods as well as nutrition counseling and education to pregnant/postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children 0 to 5 years of age. WIC also assists participants in accessing other health and human services.NassauWIC-GLEN COVENASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNITY AND MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH SERVICES
WIC-HEMPSTEADServes as a Special Supplemental Foods Program providing nutritious foods as well as nutrition counseling and education to pregnant/postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children 0 to 5 years of age. WIC also assists participants in accessing other health and human services.NassauWIC-HEMPSTEADNASSAU COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH-DIVISION OF COMMUNITY AND MATERNAL CHILD HEALTH SERVICES
WOMAN/CHILD CARE CENTERProvides comprehensive family centered care for growing families. Offers a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for infants with medical complication, such as premature birth and low birth weight. The hospital is part of the Safe Haven network where a parent, guardian or other legally responsible person may surrender a newborn anonymously.SuffolkWOMAN/CHILD CARE CENTERST. CATHERINE OF SIENA MEDICAL CENTER

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