Expectant/New Parent Assistance

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    Taxonomy Code: PH-6100.1800

    Programs that provide educational and supportive services for new parents or those expecting a child, to prepare them on an emotional and practical level for the impact the newborn will have on their lives and relationships. Initial focus areas include healthy eating for the mother, danger signs in pregnancy, sibling preparation and being ready for labor and delivery, followed by practical information on basic infant care, newborn behaviors, baby supplies, bathing techniques, diapering, breastfeeding and other feeding options, as well as infant and childhood illnesses. Later topics may include walking, talking, toilet training and other aspects of child development, all to help ensure that infants and toddlers are nurtured, live in a safe environment and receive proper health care. Included are programs open to all as well those targeting special populations such as low income individuals or teenagers.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Community Health Division (Longmont - Coffman St) - Boulder County Public HealthOffers the following educational services: - Substance Abuse Prevention for teens and young adults - GENESIS (Teen Pregnancy and Parenting Skills) - GENESISTER (Pregnant siblings of Genesis members) - OASOS (Decrease risky behavior among the teen LGBT community) - Prevention/Intervention Program (For middle school and high school students) - Tobacco Education and Prevention Program for young people (TEPP) Boulder CountyLongmont (Coffman St) - Boulder County Public HealthBoulder County Public Health
    Early Childhood Parent Education - Mountain Family CenterColorado Bright Beginnings provides early childhood parent education home visits. Bright Beginnings Warm Welcome visits for infants up to twelve months, and Moving On visits for twelve to twenty-four months of age.Grand CountyMountain Family CenterMountain Family Center
    Early Parenting Teen Program - ECHO Early Childhood NetworkHigh school groups meet twice a month with pregnant or parenting teens for child development and safety programs, including: - Teen Stork Club: provides prenatal information and support to pregnant teens - Partners in Parenting Education: teen parents learn about caring a baby - Home Visits: can be arranged at home or another location - Baby and Me: teen parents and children socialize, play, and learn Child care is provided for each group. Fremont CountyEarly Parenting Teen ProgramECHO Early Childhood Network
    Family Education Program (S Lemay Ave) - UCHealthProvides child birth preparation and breastfeeding classes to pregnant women and their support partners. Also offers Bright by Three Infant/Toddler Developmental Packets.Larimer CountyS Lemay Ave - UCHealthUCHealth
    Family, infant and child services - Nurturing Newborns and FamiliesOffers short-term in-home respite care for children ages 0-3 who may have special needs.Arapahoe CountyNurturing Newborns and FamiliesNurturing Newborns and Families
    Health Services for Women and Infants (E 19th Ave) - Saint Joseph HospitalThe Center for Women and Infants provides health care information for women and families, including classes on prenatal education, parenting, and women's health.Denver CountyE 19th Ave - Saint Joseph HospitalSaint Joseph Hospital
    Infant Education - Rocky Mountain Children's Health FoundationProvides a free baby box to new and expecting parents through the Best Start Program that includes: - Education on safe sleep - Breastfeeding and human milk as baby's first food - Brain-building activitiesJefferson CountyRocky Mountain Children's Health FoundationRocky Mountain Children's Health Foundation
    Newborn Network Support for New Parents - Family Development CenterProvides parenting education and support for families with infants and toddlers in Routt County through the following: - Support groups - Lending Library - Parenting information and referrals to community resources - Home visits - Warm line - Parents as Teachers - Bright by ThreeRoutt CountyFamily Development CenterFamily Development Center
    Parenting Education - Catholic Charities Diocese of PuebloProvides free teaching packets for families with children ages 0-3. Packets include information on early childhood development and tools to prepare children to be successful learners. Becoming a Mom/Comenzando Bien is a prenatal health education class provided in six 3-hour sessions in a supportive group setting. Topics include prenatal care, nutrition, stress, things to avoid during pregnancy, labor and birth, postpartum care, and newborn care.Pueblo CountyCatholic Charities Diocese of PuebloCatholic Charities Diocese of Pueblo
    Pregnancy and Parenting Classes - Pregnancy Resource Connections Grand CountyBright Course offers weekly classes for pregnant women or women with young children. Classes cover various topics related to pregnancy and parenting. After completing a full series, women earn items for their pregnancy or child. Classes offered in English and Limited Spanish.Grand CountyPregnancy Resource Connections Grand CountyPregnancy Resource Connections Grand County
    Pregnancy Counseling and Support - SelahOffers the following services at no cost to clients: - Confidential pregnancy tests and limited ultrasounds - Parenting coaching and classes - Adoption counseling and pre- and post-adoption support - Infant diapers and formula - Counseling for healthy relationships - Limited STD testingRoutt CountySelahSelah
    Pregnancy Counseling Services - Colorado Christian ServicesOffers the following free and confidential services: - Pregnancy counseling - Support group - Adoption information - Parenting information - Medical care information/referrals - Housing referralsArapahoe CountyColorado Christian ServicesColorado Christian Services
    Pregnancy, Parenting and Life Skills Classes - Colorado Family Life CenterOffers "Earn While You Learn" one-on-one bi-weekly parenting classes for teens and first time parents, from pregnancy until age 3. Class attendance earns "Mommy Money" and/or "Daddy Dollars", which can be used to acquire baby supplies for children under the age of three.Arapahoe CountyColorado Family Life CenterColorado Family Life Center
    Pregnancy Services - Birthline of LovelandProvides the following free services to pregnant women, expectant fathers, new parents, and their loved ones: - Advocacy services - Pregnancy testing - Maternity clothes - Baby clothes (up to 2 years old) - Diapers (up to size 4) - Adoption information - Referrals to community resources related to pregnancy and parenting Larimer CountyBirthline of LovelandBirthline of Loveland
    Pregnancy Services - Hope Pregnancy CenterProvides services, baby items, and education to expectant parents and new parents, including: - Free pregnancy tests - Formula - Emergency supplies of diapers - Baby, toddler, and maternity clothes - Baby items and equipment earned through educational classes, including high chairs, strollers, and changing tables - Classes include prenatal development, caring for newborns, parenting healthy relationships, fatherhood, sexual health and other life skills.Moffat CountyHope Pregnancy CenterHope Pregnancy Center
    Pregnancy & Sexual Health Services - Resource Center Pregnancy & STD SupportResource Center for Pregnancy & Personal Health is a medical clinic providing confidential support for individuals making critical decisions regarding pregnancy and sexual health. Offers the following services: - Pregnancy Tests and Advisement - Limited Ultrasound - STD Testing/Treatment - Abortion Pill ReversalWeld CountyResource Center Pregnancy & STD SupportResource Center Pregnancy & STD Support
    Pregnancy Testing and Support Services - Pregnancy Center of Grand Junction (Main St. Office)The Pregnancy Center of Grand Junction provides free and confidential services to women who are pregnant, may become pregnant and post-pregnancy. Services include: - Free pregnancy testing - Counseling - Pregnancy alternatives information - Referrals to OBGYN's and Financial assistance - Post-abortion Support GroupsMesa County930 Main StreetPregnancy Center of Grand Junction

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