Let's Get StartedWe are here to answer questions you may have about pregnancy and your baby. Let us guide you to the best programs in your area for your needs.
Need to know who to call or where to go?
A great place to start is WellSpace Health. They can hook you up with prenatal checkups and access to a hospital for delivery. They can also match you with services to help keep you and your baby healthy.
Or, you can contact The Birthing Project Clinic for good prenatal care. They can match you with other services you might need. Things like Presumptive Eligibility Insurance (temporary Medi-Cal) and WIC (Women, Infants and Children).
Need somebody to talk to and give you support?
Black Mothers United is a free one-on-one support program. They will match you with someone who will be by your side throughout your pregnancy! The goal of this program is to help you have a safe pregnancy and a healthy baby.
Or if you want to be part of a group that provides tips, tools, and resources on how to keep your baby healthy, check out the Black Infant Health Program.
Need help creating a healthier diet?
The Women Infant & Children (WIC) program helps you buy foods like fruits and vegetables. They can also help with breastfeeding.
You could also receive CalFresh benefits if you need extra help. If you qualify, CalFresh will add to your WIC budget and help put healthy food on your table. Visit here to see if you qualify.
Need more information about bringing your baby home?
Check out the Birth & Beyond Family Resource Centers. They have classes and advice about how to prepare your life for a child.
Another good resource for first-time moms is the Nurse Family Partnership. They match you with a nurse that does house calls for up to two years if you qualify.
If you would just like to read more, visit Bringing Baby Home. It helps explain the importance of caring for you and your baby.