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Home Visiting: It’s Alright to Ask for Support

HV - It's Alright to Ask for SupportRaising a child takes a village and it is alright to ask for support. Becoming a parent can be a fulfilling experience as well as an overwhelming one. Home Visiting is a program that can help guide you through this time to make sure you and your baby are thriving. Here is what a Home Visiting specialist will do during a visit:

  • Help you have a healthy pregnancy
  • Give you pointers on nutrition
  • Offer information and support on breastfeeding
  • Give you materials and support on post-partum depression
  • Talk about whether your baby’s is sleeping in a safe environment
  • Offer information on general care of newborns
  • Give you the latest news on early childhood
  • Help you find activities and resources for you and your baby in the community

The visits are easy to schedule and on your terms. Home Visiting specialists are ready to meet your where you are most comfortable—either at your home or a public place of your choosing. So let Home Visiting be a member of your village by enrolling in their free program today. For more information on Home Visiting and how to enroll, call the Help Me Grow 2-1-1 line, or send Help Me Grow a text at: 302-231-1464.