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Allow us to direct you to services that will make a difference in your life and ultimately the City of Milwaukee. If you or anyone you know could use these services, please feel free to contact us at (414) 933-0064 or fill out the contact form on the main page of this website to reach us by email.
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Milwaukee Healthy Beginnings Project (MHBP) promotes access to necessary prenatal infant services to ALL women, their infants and families in the project area. As of June 1, 2009, the Project area covers seven (7) zip codes within the Milwaukee area - 53206, 53208, 53209, 53210, 53212, 53216, and 53218. With special emphasis on African-American and Latino women, the goal of the project is to reach women of childbearing age, pregnant women and their infants, support networks that influence these families, and health providers in and outside the project are. We can give a child a healthy start by helping women and their families in the following ways:
Easy access to services that are community driven
Increasing early Prenatal Care for pregnant women
Providing Culturally Sensitive and Family centered care
Promoting public awareness of infant mortality and its contributing factors
Making transportation and child care services available to women who want to receive services and/ or participate in MHBP activities.
Making the populations we serve an integral part in the decision making process
"Focusing on the Highest Quality of Life for African Americans"
MHBP offers an array of services or makes referrals to help you in the following areas:
Family Planning: Providing education and information about abstinence, contraceptives, or other forms of pregnancy prevention.
Child Care Services: Providing child care for infants/ children of clients through a licensed child care provider at MHBP meetings
Health Education: Providing Education and information about preventive health care and any other areas of interest or concern. Providing educational sessions to youth and adults in the community around health and healthy lifestyles.
Infant Health Care: Refers infants for physical check-ups by medical professionals.
Nutrition Education: Refers for various kinds of nutritional services with may include proper diet for pregnant women, diabetic counseling, heart healthy counseling, exercise programs, etc.