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- Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program
- Maternal Mental Health Month updates
- Perinatal Hepatitis Updates
- Medi-Cal Covers Postpartum Care for 12 Months
- Perinatal Hemorrhage Toolkit
- Keeping Medi-Cal beneficiaries Covered
- Maternal Mental Health Forum
- Spring e-Newsletter
- How to be a Breast/Chestfeeding Ally
- Women’s History Month
- Public Health Home Visiting Programs
- Promote Dental Care During Pregnancy
- Portrait of Sonoma County
- Love and Sex and Sexually Transmitted Infection. PrEP for Women and During Pregnancy- February 9, 2022
- Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, data, training, patient information - January 26, 2022
- Covid updates: Vaccination during pregnancy talking points, new booster requirements and isolations guidelines - January 5, 2022
- Financial literacy and financial well-being are important to overall health - January 19, 2022
- Birth Defects. Learn more about what causes, and how to prevent, Birth Defects - January 12, 2022
- Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health Advisory Board
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Pregnancy and Women's Health
Every healthy pregnancy starts with a healthy woman. Learn about supports and resources to keep you healthy and well.
Sonoma County Maternal Child and Adolescent Health works to help all families in our community improve their health and well-being no matter what race, ethnicity, sex or gender identity, or socio-economic status. All residents are welcome and safe to use family services regardless of immigration status.
Schedule a prenatal appointment with a doctor as soon as you think you may be pregnant. Even better, see your doctor before you are pregnant to talk about preparing for pregnancy.
- Medi-Cal offers presumptive eligibility coverage and local clinics will see you right away
- Get Health Insurance/ Find a Doctor
- Vaccinations during Pregnancy - Pregnant women should be vaccinated for pertussis and influenza
- Dental Care - It is important to see a dentist during pregnancy
- My Birth Matters - Learn about birthing options
- MothertoBaby - Information about the effects of drugs and medications during pregnancy by phone, text, email or chat.
- Text4Baby - Get free messages each week on your cell phone to help you through your pregnancy and your baby’s first year.
You care for others, remember to care for yourself, self-care is not selfish!
- Well Woman Visit - All women should have an annual health exam
- Get health Insurance/ Find a Doctor
- Birth Control - Learn more about birth control and which option is best for you
- Get a Pregnancy Test - It is important to see a doctor as early as possible
- Sexually Transmitted Infection - Learn about testing and treatment
- Women’s Vaccinations - Protect yourself from preventable diseases
- Dental Care - Your teeth are an important part of your health, visit the dentist every 6 months!
- Every Woman California is an initiative working with individuals, health care providers and communities to improve the physical, emotional and social well-being of women during the years in which they can become pregnant, to ensure the health of current and future generations.
- Every Woman Counts - For Free Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening.
Mental Health Support
One in five women in California experience depression sometime during pregnancy or after birth. Learn more about perinatal mood disorders and get help when you need it. Call or text to speak with a professional counselor in English or Spanish anytime 24 hours a day/7 days a week: 1-800-HELP4MOMS.
The best way to give your baby a healthy start when you are pregnant is to take good care of yourself.