Providing education and support
to women and children in the
Pittsburgh area through free health
programs and services.

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Providing education and support to women and children in the Pittsburgh area through free health programs and services.

  • Make a difference.

    Give moms and
    babies a bright future.

    Donate today
  • We are for everyone.

    Are you pregnant or do you have a child under
    the age of 2?

    Enroll now
  • What we do matters.

    We care for more than 1,000 babies in Allegheny County
    every year.

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  • Have a minute?

    Volunteering your time
    allows us to help even
    more families in need.

    Volunteer

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.

NEWS


  • 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.

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  • February is International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month

    Pregnant women are at an increased risk for many infections that can impact her growing baby including Group B Strep, CMV, and Listeriosis.

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  • 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.

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