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Healthy Start
March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign

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Healthy Start is a program that screens pregnant women and newborn babies to identify risk factors for low birth weight and infant mortality. Healthy Start is free and available to everyone regardless of income. A team of nurses, social workers, and peer counselors assist families in determining their needs and provide counseling, parenting support, childbirth and breastfeeding education, and smoking cessation services. Classes are in English and Spanish. No appointment is needed.

For Healthy Start hours and information:

  • William L. Little Health & Human Services Center (Sarasota) - (941) 861-2905

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