State Services & Resources

Having a Healthy Baby
Teen Pregnancy  
Moms-to-Be with Disabilities

Prevention of Developmental Disabilities 
Perinatal Mood Disorders & Postpartum Depression 

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

Zika Virus: Pregnancy Advisory, FAQs & Travel Guidance
(English, Spanish & Portuguese)

New Jersey Maternal & Child Health Consortia
(Northern, Central & Southern Regions)
 

Health Care & Nutrition

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)
 

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) 

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

Labor & Delivery
Hospitals in New Jersey 
Cesarean Delivery: Comparing New Jersey Hospitals

After Your Baby is Born
Newborn Hearing Screening
Newborn Bloodspot Screening  

Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention 
Critical Congenital Heart Defects 

Vital Statistics (Birth Certificates) 
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 
What is Preconception 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 

Auto Safety for Pregnant Drivers and Passengers

International Travel: Health Alerts and Notifications 
Traveling while Pregnant or when Preparing for Pregnancy 

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

CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) In the News/Current Health Issues 

Community Resources

The March of Dimes 
National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition 

Lamaze International (Childbirth Preparation) 
Doulas of North America (Labor and Postpartum Support)
La Leche League International (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) 

NJ Maternal & Child Health Consortia

Central Jersey Family Health Consortium 
Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative 
Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey

Professional Resources

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (Be in the Know NJ)  
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)