Healthy Start Home Visiting Services are based on risk factors, not income and are available to pregnant women and mothers or care givers with children under the age of three. A Healthy Start Screening, which is a simple set of questions, determines if a woman and/or her baby could benefit from Home Visiting Services.
How can Healthy Start make a difference?
Good nutrition, healthy habits, and a positive state of mind for the expecting mother are important for positive pregnancy outcomes and to have a healthy baby. Healthy Start can help you learn how to achieve a healthy, baby-friendly lifestyle. A Healthy Start Care Coordinator is like your personal pregnancy consultant and can help you arrange a variety of services including:
Things you can do to help your baby have a Healthy Start:
Okaloosa County Services Provided by
Maternal Intake Specialist
Walton County Services Provided by
Program Supervisor and Care Coordinator
Maria Estrada Rojas
Family Support Worker
To obtain Healthy Start Services, be sure to say YES when offered a Prenatal Health Risk Screen or Infant Questionnaire:
To learn more about the Prenatal and Infant Risk Screen, click here.
Or you can call your Local Connect Representative at 850-833-9284. Click here for more information on the Connect Program.