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Omaha Healthy Start

OHS Program: 

MATERNAL HEALTH SERVICES

Maternal Health Nurses provide one-on-one support for children and families to assess their healthcare needs before, during and after pregnancy.

Health services include:

  • Education and training on all stages of pregnancy
  • Adult, infant and toddler health assessments and screenings
  • Support in identifying a medical home
  • Pregnancy and STI testing and counseling
  • Women’s health needs
  • Nutrition and Fitness

FAMILY LIFE PLANNING

Family Life Specialists assist children and families to locate the supportive services they need to enhance the health and well-being of their families. 

Services include:

  • Locating medical and dental care for the entire family
  • Referrals behavioral health services
  • Resources and referrals for housing
  • Employment and job readiness 
  • resources
  • Completing education goals
  • Financial management referrals
  • Assessing emergency services

FATHERHOOD SERVICES

OHS Fatherhood Specialist assists and supports fathers in the importance of being a responsible and active father through education and resources.

Programs include:

  • Effective parenting and/or co-parenting
  • Goal planning and implementation
  • Healthy and effective communication
  • Financial planning resources
  • Healthy relationships 
  • Men’s medical and behavioral health services

 WELCOME TO 

OMAHA HEALTHY START 

Omaha Healthy Start (OHS) aims to reduce the rate of infant mortality in Douglas County – with special attention on lowering the number of infant deaths that occur among African-American families. 

WE OFFER 

  • Life planning goals 
  • One-on-one support 
  • Maternal health services 
  • Educational classes 
  • Baby boutique program 
  • Referrals for health and social support needs 
  • Educational classes that address prenatal care, childbirth, infant care, parenting, 
  • breastfeeding and nutrition 

WE SERVE 

  • Pregnant women 
  • Mothers and fathers with children under 18 months 
  • Guardians of children under 18 months 

This program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Healthy Start Initiative. 

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