The Maternal and Child Health program offers a variety of services to Portland residents including free home visits for residents who are pregnant or have a child up to age 5. Parents can self-refer using the contact information on the right, or may be provided a referral from a doctor.
At a home visit, a registered nurse provides support and education on:
• growth and development
• baby weight checks
• developmental assessments
• healthy eating
• child safety assessments, including lead hazards
Visits are provided in the family's home at no cost.
Additional services offered from the Maternal Child Health Program include:
• Parent Support/ Infant and Toddler Play Group
• Infant/Child CPR
• Parent Education