Providing education and support to women and children in the Pittsburgh area through free health programs and services.
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GIVING A HEALTHY START
The earlier in her pregnancy a woman receives prenatal care, the more likely she is to deliver a healthy baby. The purpose of Healthy Start is to provide the support these women and children need through free health programs and services in their communities.
Healthy Start is unique because:
We are part of a network of
community-based Healthy Start projects
across the United States.
We care for newborns as well as mothers,
fathers and families, touching the
We work with ranging from local residents and medical
providers to social service agencies, businesses and faith-based organizations.
Healthy Start program supports each family with a personal touch
Meghan Shutika says she found being a mother was very different when her second child arrived just over a year ago, compared with having her first child a dozen years earlier.Read more
March is National Nutrition Month
It is important for a pregnant woman to eat a nutritious, well-balanced diet. Adopting a healthy eating plan can be on of the greatest gifts you give to a developing baby.Read more
Symposium: May 8, 2017
This year’s theme for the 2017 Healthy Start Symposium is Emotionally Unavailable – The Effects of Substance Abuse on Early Childhood Mental Health.Read more