The N.C. Healthy Start Foundation’s website is a great source of up-to-date information for health and social service providers and links professional and community outreach coordinators engaged in similar activities across the state. For more information click here for:
- Infant Sleep Safety
- Hospital Safe Sleep
- Baby’s Easy Safe Sleep Training (BESST)
- SIDS Awareness Month
In support of our partners across the state who are working to improve the health of North Carolina’s women, infants and children, we offer the following services:
This Spanish language website provides culturally and linguistically appropriate information and links to resources on women’s, infant and child health topics.
- Young Families Connect:
A program specifically for expectant and/or parenting women and men ages 13 – 24 years old. Young Families Connect connects these parents to resources in their own community and online via our website and social media.
- Perinatal Substance Use Project:
The Perinatal Substance Use Project provides information and referrals, training, and technical assistance to families and professionals in need of support for women who are pregnant and mothers struggling with substance abuse.
- NC Medicaid family planning waiver:
Free reproductive health services for qualifying men and women in North Carolina.
- Counseling Women Who Smoke (videos)
Counselors effectively model evidence-based counseling techniques using the 5A’s (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist and Arrange Follow-up) to assist patients engaged in varying stages of tobacco use.View Videos
- The North Carolina Perinatal Association website:
With the latest news for Perinatal professionals.