Resources for Moms and Moms-to-be

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Below are several links to educational and informational resources that moms and moms-to-be may find useful.

 
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Texas TIPS | Texas Teratogen Information in Pregnancy

MotherToBaby Texas TIPS is a free and confidential telephone counseling service that provides information about exposures related to pregnancy and breastfeeding.

med.uth.edu/texastips/

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WIC Breastfeeding Support
During a woman’s pregnancy, the WIC Program teaches her how to breastfeed. Once she’s had her baby, WIC provides peer counseling and support as well as breast pumps and other breastfeeding supplies. Breastfeeding moms on WIC also receive more food and for a longer time period.


breastmilkcounts.com/

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Before, Between, and Beyond Pregnancy Website
The Before, Between, and Beyond Pregnancy Website offers guidance and resources for patients and practitioners on integration of preconception care into practice.


beforeandbeyond.org/

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Texas Health Steps
Texas Health Steps provides regular medical and dental checkups and case management services to babies, children, teens, and young adults at no cost to you.

If your child's doctor finds a health problem during a checkup, he or she can make sure your child gets the medical care that is necessary to help prevent problems that could make it hard for your child to learn and grow.


Texas Health Steps

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March of Dimes
The March of Dimes has valuable resources for mothers- and fathers-to-be. Videos, learning resources and online tools cover every aspect of your reproductive health. They also have supportive resources for parents of newborns being cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit.


March of Dimes

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Childbirth Connection
ChildbirthConnection.org is a source for trustworthy up-to-date evidence-based information and resources on planning for pregnancy, labor and birth, and the postpartum period. Founded in 1918, Childbirth Connection is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of maternity care. Childbirth Connection promotes safe, effective, and satisfying evidence-based maternity care for all women and families.


childbirthconnection.org/

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Medicaid Health Insurance
For those women without private insurance who need access to prenatal care, there are options.

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Case Management for Children & Pregnant Women
Case Management for Children & Pregnant Women provides services to children with a health condition/health risk, birth through 20 years of age and to high-risk pregnant women of all ages, in order to help them gain access to medical, social, educational and other health-related services. 

Case Management for Children & Pregnant Women

The Texas Department of State Health Services provides external links for additional information but does not endorse any links. External links may not be accessible to individuals with disabilities.