State Services & Resources

Having a Healthy Baby
Pre-Pregnancy Planning
Having a Healthy Pregnancy
Prenatal Care and Concerns

Teen Pregnancy 
Be In the KNOW NJ
Smoking Cessation Services
Moms-to-Be with Disabilities
Prevention of Developmental Disabilities
Pollution Prevention & Community Right to Know
Perinatal Mood Disorders & Postpartum Depression
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Perinatal Addiction
Consumer, Environmental & Occupational Health Services
Substance Abuse Treatment Services for Pregnant Women

Health Care & Nutrition
Primary Health Care & Prenatal Services 

Primary Health Care and Prenatal Health Centers
(Serving Uninsured & Underinsured Clients)

NJFamilyCare/Medicaid for Pregnant Women
(No Cost/Low Cost Health Insurance)

Home Visitation Services
(In Home Parent Education Services during Pregnancy & Postpartum)

NJ Healthy Families: TANF Initiative for Parents (TIP)
(In Home Services & Parent Education during Pregnancy & Postpartum)

WIC Services
(Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Pregnant, Postpartum and
Breastfeeding Women, Infants & Children up to age 5)

Labor & Delivery
Hospitals in NJ
 
Safety & Quality in Maternity Care 
Cesarean Delivery: Comparing New Jersey Hospitals

After Your Baby is Born
Newborn Hearing Screening
Newborn Biochemical Screening  
Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Defects 

New Jersey's Paternity Opportunity Program (POP)
(Paternity Establishment for Babies Born to Unmarried Parents)

Choosing your Maternity Care Provider

American College of Nurse Midwives
American Academy of Family Physicians
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
NJ Division of Consumer Affairs: Licensed NJ Physicians   
NJ Division of Consumer Affairs: Licensed NJ Health Care Professionals

Making Informed Decisions during Pregnancy, Childbirth & Beyond

MyMidwife.org (American College of Nurse Midwives)
Healthy Children.org (American Academy of Pediatrics)
FamilyDoctor.org (American Academy of Family Physicians)
Patient Education FAQs (American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)

Federal Resources

Baby Names
CDC Parent Portal
Healthy Pregnancy
What is Preconceptual Health?    
Protecting Children’s Health from Environmental Risks
Parenting Together: Healthy Marriages and Relationships
National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine 
Vaccine Recommendations for Before, During & After Pregnancy 
Using Medications while Pregnant or when Preparing for Pregnancy

Radiation and Pregnancy: A Fact Sheet for the Public 
Emergency Preparedness and Response: Information for Pregnant Women

Community Resources

The March of Dimes 
NJ Maternal & Child Health Consortia
International Board of Lactation Consultants
Lamaze International (Childbirth Preparation)
Just for Dads (March of Dimes Education Center)
National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
Doulas of North America (Labor and Postpartum Support)
Just in Time Parenting (Month by Month Pregnancy E-Newsletters)
La Leche League of New Jersey (Mother to Mother Breastfeeding Support)

Safe Haven (Anonymous Drop-off for Unwanted Infants) 
2nd Floor (Confidential and Anonymous Youth & Young Adult Helpline)

Professional Resources

National Institutes of Health
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders
Maternal & Child Health Epidemiology   
Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey’s Programs  
National Human Genome Research Institute
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development  
CDC Parent Portal: Resources for the Healthcare Professional  
NJ State Resources for the Maternal/Child Health Professional 
Critical Congenital Heart Defects (CCHD) Screening Resources  
Family and Parenting Resources (Cooperative Extension System) 
Office for Prevention of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities 
Knowledge Paths (The Maternal & Child Health Library at Georgetown University)
Community Services Locator (The Maternal & Child Health Library at Georgetown University)

Miscarriage, Pregnancy & Newborn Loss (The Maternal & Child Health Library at Georgetown University) 
FDA Prescription Drug and Biological Product Labeling Guidlines for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women and Individuals of Reproductive Age