Are you pregnant and seeking help or services? Know someone who is? Learn about our Healthy Start program and access information on breastfeeding, immunizations, safe sleep habits for infants and more.
For our KC metro community members and organizations lending their expertise: Access information about our Healthy Start program, FIMR, MAIC, PICH, Safe Kids and more.
Catch up with us! We've been busy on air with KCUR 89.3 about Healthy Start, in the news with The Kansas City Beacon, promoting our annual event (register today) and looking for a contractor to coordinate our flu clinics. Read our May Recap/Newsletter here.READ MORE
"Maternal R&R: Reproductive Rights"
June 21, 2023
8:30 a.m. to noon
Our keynote speakers Ashley All (left) and Michelle Trupiano (right) will discuss fighting for access to care through Medicaid expansion for pregnant women in both Kansas and Missouri. Click "read more" below to see details and register.
A majority of pregnancy-related deaths in Missouri occur between 43 days and one year postpartum. How does extending Medicaid coverage help improve maternal outcomes? “I think it’s going to have a profound impact,” says Tracy Russell, Executive Director of Nurture KC. “So much of what our community health workers try to do is cover the gaps that exist in the current system. We’ve always believed that that direct service piece is so important, but so is the policy in terms of having the broadest impact and bringing about cultural change when it comes to these issues.” Read the full article by The Kansas City Beacon here.READ MORE
Thanks to Swope Health and Missouri WIC for donating these gift baskets to two moms in our Healthy Start program. (Selected at random.) It sure did brighten their day! Learn more about Healthy Start at https://nurturekc.org/solutions/.READ MORE
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