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Parenting Support

 
Below is a brief list of resources for new parents that can help provide support, advice, and supplies once you have given birth:

Angelita Nixon, Certified Nurse Midwife

Personal health care services, provided in the most relaxed setting imaginable: your home.


Bureau for Children and Families Child Care Locator

West Virginia’s Child Care Program is dedicated to improving the affordability, accessibility and quality of child care services.


FamilyCare/WomenCare of WV

Whether you’re pregnant, need a birth control method, information about menopause or just want a checkup, we are ready to help you make informed choices about your health.


Family Resource Center at CAMC Women and Children’s Hospital

The Family Resource Center, conveniently located adjacent to Women and Children’s Hospital, provides many resources for first-time parents or parents who would like a refresher course when having another child.


La Leche League of WV

La Leche League is an international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed. We also provide health care professionals with continuing education opportunities and access to the latest research on lactation management.


WV Birth to Three

“Every child deserves a good start.”


WV Perinatal Partnership

The Perinatal Partnership has a great list of resources for having a healthy pregnancy.


West Virginia Women Infant Children (WIC): Helping You Help Your Family

Located within the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, the Office of Nutrition Services administers several programs and initiatives designed to promote a healthy start for West Virginia’s children.


West Virginia Children’s Health Insurance Program

The West Virginia Children’s Health Insurance Program (WVCHIP) is a low cost health care plan for children and teenagers of working families. Working together, we will make sure your children get the high quality health insurance they need.

It’s easy to get more information about WVCHIP. Start by exploring this website. Just click one of the topics above or call us at: 1-877-WVA-CHIP

TDD and Translation Services Available.

CHIP Helpline operates: Monday – Friday 8AM to 8PM & Saturday 8AM to 4PM.


Women’s Health Center Pregnancy and Parenting Support Services

The Women’s Health Center’s Parent Program provides case management services to high-risk pregnant women and infants.

Title X providers are committed to quality and equity in reproductive health services. This program, and the people it serves, needs funding to increase access and improve health equity. Fund #TitleX at $737 million. #MakeItRight #FixTitleX

WV FREE is excited to participate in this year's virtual Hill Education Day and to join our fellow @NFPRHA members to advocate for #TitleX

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The State of Birth Control: Conversations on Reproductive Health, Rights & Justice In West Virginia ... Join us Tuesday, June 29th: 12-1:30pm online! Register for free now! bit.ly/StateofBirthControl West Virginiaʼs reproductive health leaders & partners around the country share advice, information, & insights of whatʼs ahead for the state of birth control in West Virginia. From pharmacy accessible birth control & restrictions to accessibility & barriers for LGBTQ+ and BIPOC West Virginians; from Title X to the Gag Rule; to finding the birth control you love, we'll break down access, barriers, and how they impact you. We'll answer questions like: how do you know what birth control is right for you? How can you talk to your health care provider about it? Can you get a birth control prescription directly from a pharmacist? How can birth control be more accessible & equitable for LGBTQ+ & BIPOC communities in West Virginia? How can you get involved in making birth control— and reproductive healthcare as a whole— more accessible in West Virginia? ...
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