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Maternal and Child Health 

MCH programs provide home visiting, health access, nutrition, health education, pre/post-natal and community outreach services — targeting families impacted by high infant mortality, health, social and economic disparities.

Pregnant Woman

EFM - Empowering Families of Milwaukee

Long term home visiting program for pregnant mothers in the City of Milwaukee that provides pre/postpartum health education and case management support. Services can be provided for up to three years.

Pregnant Woman

BOMB - Birth Outcomes Made Better Doulas 

Program that serves pregnant mothers in Milwaukee providing labor/delivery support, birth planning, breastfeeding support, health education and 12 weeks post-partum support.


DAD - Direct Assistance for Dads Project

Long term home visiting program for expectant or parenting fathers of children up to three years of age in the City of Milwaukee that provides parent education and case management support. Services can be provided for up to three years.

See also: Milwaukee County Healthy Start Fatherhood Services website and brochure 

Woman Breastfeeding

WIC - Women, Infants & Children

Supplemental nutrition program for eligible women, infants, and children; promoting the health and wellbeing of families.

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CHAP - Community Healthcare Access Program 

Helps City of Milwaukee residents determine their options for free or low-cost health insurance, Foodshare, Childcare and coordinates referrals into other community resources as needed. 

Mom Baby

Strong Baby Title V Program 

Program provides training, education, and informs practice on six focus areas — Breastfeeding, Developmental Screening, Healthy Equity, Perinatal Depression, and Adolescent Suicide. The program targets relevant entities to build their awareness and practice in these areas. This includes but is not limited to providing community groups, outreach/educational events, and collaborating with health care providers, child cares, schools, and community organizations that impact children and families in Milwaukee.

Baby Crib

Cribs 4 Kids 

Program provides Safe Sleep Educational Classes to pregnant mothers 34 weeks and beyond or who have children under six months of age to qualify for receipt of a Pack N’ Play upon completion of the class. Hours of operation available on the Clinic website.

Baby Feet in Hands

Newborn Screening - Congenital Disorders

A newborn baby can look healthy but have a serious disorder that cannot be seen. If not treated, these disorders can lead to slow growth, blindness, brain damage, or possibly death. Early treatment can help prevent these serious problems. 

Doc Baby Exam

Newborn Screening - Hearing

Information about screening tests given to babies shortly after birth.

City of Milwaukee Health Department

Maternal and Child Health Division




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