Maternal Child Health

18 Months Between Pregnancies Lowers Health Risks

(Updated 1/11/19)

Birth Spacing

Do YOU Know the Signs of Preterm Labor?

(Updated 1/11/19)

Signs of preterm labor

Safe Sleep

Trigger warning! This video is very hard to watch. But, we need to be aware of safe sleep practices. Please don't take the risk of bringing your baby into your bed to sleep. Take a moment to watch the video. 
(Updated 1/11/19)

Protect, Promote and Support Breastfeeding 

Check out our new public service announcement! 

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(Updated 7/21/2017)

Breastfeeding Help Is Available!

2019 Finger Lakes Breastfeeding Resource Guide in English & Spanish!!

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What's Maternal/Child Health?

More than you think

Click here to learn if one of our nurses can help you navigate life during or after your pregnancy.

If you are a healthcare provider and would like to refer a mom to Ontario County's Maternal/Child Health Program or to a Clinical Lactation Counselor, call 585-396-4343 or click here for a printable referral form.

Check out the Baby Café!

Need more information?

Contact Sarah S. at Child and Family Resources in Canandaigua at (585) 919-2476 extension 2507.

More on Breastfeeding

For information about breastfeeding, click here.

Returning to Work or School?
Wondering how to continue to provide breast milk?

Check out Thompson Hospital's, Back to Work Breastfeeding Class for tips and pointers about pumping and storing breast milk. Learn your rights as a breastfeeding woman and how to supply your childcare center with breast milk for your baby.

Last updated 8/20/2019