BAKER COUNTY'S PUBLIC HEALTH NURSE HOME VISITING PROGRAM
Babies First! is a nurse home visiting program for families with babies and young children up to age 5.
The goal of Babies First! is to help families make sure that their babies are healthy as they grow and learn.
A NURSE WILL VISIT YOU AND YOUR BABY AT HOME AND CAN:
Weigh your baby
Help with breastfeeding
Check to make sure your child is learning and growing, as they should
Help you keep your child's teeth and smile healthy
Offer information about what to expect as your child grows and develops
Help you build a happy, loving, and fun relationship between you and your child
Answer questions about keeping yourself and your child healthy and help you know when to see the doctor
Help you recognize what your child is telling you before he/she can talk
Help you make your home safe for your child
Work with you to solve problems that affect your family's health
Help you get health care and/or apply for the Oregon Health Plan
Refer you to other services you might need
To find out more, contact Baker County Health Department:
Baker County Health Department (BCHD) is available to all, that no individual is excluded from participation, denied benefits, or subject to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, national origin, age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, religion, culture and/or financial status.