State Services & Resources

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

Teen Pregnancy 
Moms-to-Be with Disabilities 

Smoking Cessation Services  
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and Perinatal Addiction 
Substance Abuse Treatment Services for Pregnant Women

Perinatal Mood Disorders & Postpartum Depression 

Prevention of Developmental Disabilities
Consumer, Environmental & Occupational Health Services 

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 (American College of Nurse Midwives)
Healthy (American Academy of Pediatrics) (American Academy of Family Physicians)
Patient Education FAQs (American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists)

Federal Resources

Baby Names 
What is Preconceptual Health?   
For Moms-to-Be: Before, During & After Pregnancy 

Protecting Children’s Health from Environmental Risks
National Center for Complimentary and Integrative Health 

Vaccine Recommendations for Before, During & After Pregnancy 
Using Medications while Pregnant or when Preparing for Pregnancy 

Radiation Emergencies: Pregnancy & Breastfeeding 
Emergency Preparedness and Response: Information for Pregnant Women

Community Resources

The March of Dimes 
NJ Maternal & Child Health Consortia 
National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition 

Lamaze International (Childbirth Preparation) 
Doulas of North America (Labor and Postpartum Support)
La Leche League of New Jersey (Mother to Mother Breastfeeding Support) 

Just for Dads (March of Dimes Education Center) 
Just in Time Parenting (Month by Month Pregnancy E-Newsletters) 

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

Professional Resources

Maternal & Child Health Epidemiology 
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (Be in the Know NJ)  
NJ State Resources for the Maternal/Child Health Professional
Critical Congenital Heart Defects (CCHD) Screening Resources

Office for Prevention of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
NJ Home Visitation Services (NJ State Initiative providing In Home Parent Education
Services during Pregnancy, Postpartum and Early Childhood)

CDC Parent Portal: Resources for the Healthcare Professional 
Family and Parenting Resources (Cooperative Extension System) 

National Institutes of Health 
National Human Genome Research Institute    
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development  
FDA Prescription Drug and Biological Product Labeling Guidlines
for Pregnant & Breastfeeding Women and Individuals of Reproductive Age

National Center for Education in Maternal & Child Health (Georgetown University) 
MCH Navigator, A Learning Portal for MCH Professionals (NCEMCH/Georgetown University)