Baby Beginnings is a comprehensive prenatal/pediatric care program created to improve maternal and child health outcomes for Charles Drew Health Center, Inc. patients.The Baby Beginnings team includes a family practice/OB doctor, a nurse, and a pediatrician.
The Maternal and Child Health program seeks to:
Assure access to quality care, especially for those with low-incomes or limited availability of care
Reduce infant mortality
Provide and ensure access to comprehensive prenatal and postnatal care to women (especially low-income and at risk pregnant women)
Increase the number of children receiving health assessments and follow-up diagnostic and treatment services
Provide and ensure access to preventive and child care services as well as rehabilitative services for certain children
Implement family-centered, community-based, systems of coordinated care for children with special healthcare needs