Best Care for Better Babies & Children
Best Care for Better Babies & Children is a home visitation program serving pregnant women and parents with children from 0-5 years old. Home visits provide one-on-one time with parents and help increase their knowledge of their children’s health and development.
Best Care for Better Babies & Children is delivered by a team of family support professionals including nurses in four counties: Clay, Dickinson, O’Brien, and Osceola. The family support professionals are specially trained in:
- Prenatal and Postpartum Care
- Developmental Milestones
- Breastfeeding Support
- Nutritional Guidance
- Community Resources
- Car Seat Safety
- Parent Education
Best Care for Better Babies Services
- Home Visits - Individualized in-home visits provide one-on-one time with parents and children. These scheduled visits help increase parents’ knowledge of their children’s growth and development.
- Screenings - Developmental screenings assess overall health, development, language, hearing, and vision with the goal of preventing difficulties later in life.
- Resource Network - Best Care for Better Babies & Children staff are familiar with area resources and will help coordinate efforts to locate appropriate services for each family’s unique needs.
Parents like you say...
This is an amazing program that has helped me in many ways and has shown me a lot about my child. Thank you so much. It meant a lot. My son is going to grow from this.
I felt more confident as a parent. Very glad I participated.
This was a great program. It helps me out very much as a new mom.
Our nurse has been so amazing and helpful. We look forward to her visits. She gave us helpful information and tips.
If you would like to hear more about Best Care for Better Babies & Children or wish to visit with a staff member in your area, please contact:
Clay County Phone: (712) 264-6451
Fax: (712) 264-6686
These programs are funded in part through Early Childhood Iowa: Lakes Region.