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Before Pregnancy
Pondering pregnancy? Prenatal care that starts before the 1st trimester is one of the best ways to ensure mother and baby are happy and healthy.

Well-Women Visit

Your annual well-woman visit is a time to make sure you have access to care and manage chronic conditions so that you can be at your healthiest self before, during, and after pregnancy.

DC Healthy Start

Pave the way for a healthy start for your baby before and during pregnancy. DC Healthy Start supports women of childbearing age, pregnant women, and mothers and fathers in Wards 5, 6, 7 and 8.

Unity Health Care

Dedicated to the health and well-being of individuals and communities across DC, Unity Health Care offers well women appointments and health screenings.

During Pregnancy
Let your baby’s gender be a surprise. Not your baby’s health. Pre-natal care is one of the best ways to ensure everyone thrives.

Community of Hope DC

Find prenatal education and care from certified midwives throughout pregnancy and beyond.

Mary’s Center

Care and education through regular pregnancy check-ups, group care, and maternal mental health services help you stay healthy before, during, and after pregnancy.

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Take care of key pregnancy success factors such as maternal weight and health through supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education.
After Pregnancy
When mothers thrive, babies blossom. Every family deserves the best possible start in a safe and healthy environment.

Help Me Grow

Reduce the impacts of adversity on your health through programs and support so that your children can grow, thrive, and reach their full potential.

Early Childhood Innovation Network

Find education and take part in programs that will strengthen your family and help you raise resilient kids.

Thrive By Five

Discover local resources and initiatives to ensure that your baby thrives.

My Child Care DC

Find conveniently located child care facilities in DC that best meet your needs.

Unity Health Care

Home to Teen Health Clinics, a produce prescription program, prenatal care and more, Unity Health Care offers affordable and convenient services to DC residents.

Children’s Medical at the ARC

Find health services and a dedicated pediatrician for your new born child, conveniently located in Ward 8.
For Providers & Advocates
Bank on mothers, invest in children. High-quality care that supports mothers and their families is the best way to set the foundation for a healthy life.

One Key Question

Just one question can lead to the thinking, planning, preparation, and care that transforms a woman’s health experience.

Healthy Start

Community-based maternal and child health programs improve birth outcomes and reduce health disparities throughout the United States.

Help Me Grow

As part of the Help Me Grow network, DC invests in programs that work to reduce the impacts of adversity and offer support.

Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

Assistance for hospitals in providing mothers with the education, skills, and confidence to encourage breastfeeding.

Early Childhood Innovation Network

Community-based education, programs, and organizations seeking to strengthen families and increase resilience in children through age 5.
See your doctor early and often: before, during, and after pregnancy.
Before Pregnancy
Pondering pregnancy? Prenatal care that starts in the 0th trimester is one of the best ways to ensure mother and baby are happy and healthy.

Well-Women Visit

Your annual well-woman visit is a time to make sure you have access to care and manage chronic conditions so that you can be at your healthiest self before, during, and after pregnancy.

DC Healthy Start

Pave the way for a healthy start for your baby before and during pregnancy. DC Healthy Start supports women of childbearing age, pregnant women, and mothers and fathers in Wards 5, 6, 7 and 8.

Unity Health Care

Dedicated to the health and well-being of individuals and communities across DC, Unity Health Care offers well women appointments and health screenings.

During Pregnancy
Let your baby’s gender be a surprise. Not your baby’s health. Pre-natal care is one of the best ways to ensure everyone thrives.

Community of Hope DC

Find prenatal education and care from certified midwives throughout pregnancy and beyond.

Mary’s Center

Care and education through regular pregnancy check-ups, group care, and maternal mental health services help you stay healthy before, during, and after pregnancy.

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Take care of key pregnancy success factors such as maternal weight and health through supplemental foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education.
After Pregnancy
When mothers thrive, babies blossom. Every family deserves the best possible start in a safe and healthy environment.

Help Me Grow

Reduce the impacts of adversity on your health through programs and support so that your children can grow, thrive, and reach their full potential.

Early Childhood Innovation Network

Find education and take part in programs that will strengthen your family and help you raise resilient kids.

Thrive By Five

Discover local resources and initiatives to ensure that your baby thrives.

My Child Care DC

Find conveniently located child care facilities in DC that best meet your needs.

Unity Health Care

Home to Teen Health Clinics, a produce prescription program, prenatal care and more, Unity Health Care offers affordable and convenient services to DC residents.

Children’s Medical at the ARC

Find health services and a dedicated pediatrician for your new born child, conveniently located in Ward 8.
For Providers & Advocates
Bank on mothers, invest in children. High-quality care that supports mothers and their families is the best way to set the foundation for a healthy life.

One Key Question

Just one question can lead to the thinking, planning, preparation, and care that transforms a woman’s health experience.

Healthy Start

Community-based maternal and child health programs improve birth outcomes and reduce health disparities throughout the United States.

Help Me Grow

As part of the Help Me Grow network, DC invests in programs that work to reduce the impacts of adversity and offer support.

Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

Assistance for hospitals in providing mothers with the education, skills, and confidence to encourage breastfeeding.

Early Childhood Innovation Network

Community-based education, programs, and organizations seeking to strengthen families and increase resilience in children through age 5.
See your doctor early and often: before, during, and after pregnancy.
Resource Map
Whether you’re a mother- or father-to-be, a provider, or an advocate looking for a way to get involved, find maternal health resources near you.

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This project was supported by the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five Initiative (PDG B-5), Grant Number 90TP0045, from the Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Child Care, the Administration for Children and Families, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Mayor's association logo
DC Health logo
Mayor's office logo

This project was supported by the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five Initiative (PDG B-5), Grant Number 90TP0045, from the Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Child Care, the Administration for Children and Families, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.