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Camden Healthy Start is a federally-funded initiative directed by the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Camden in cooperation with many health and social service partners. Healthy Start promotes community-based, culturally competent, famil... Read more
Camden Healthy Start is a federally-funded initiative directed by the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Camden in cooperation with many health and social service partners. Healthy Start promotes community-based, culturally competent, family-centered, comprehensive perinatal care to pregnant women, infants and their families.
Healthy Start funding supports programs and interventions to address gaps in care that contribute to high infant mortality rates. When added to existing services, these new and expanded programs create the type of comprehensive, seamless delivery network that saves lives.
Our goals are to help
Moms have healthier pregnancies and babies
Keep families and children health and strong
Mothers and fathers become better parents
Families set and achieve goals for better lives
Families become independent and successful
About the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies
The Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Camden City is a consumer driven organization dedicated to improving the health of pregnant women and children in Camden City. Focusing on those at greatest risk, the Coalition offers education, advocacy and individualized case management services as well as specialized outreach and education for fathers and undocumented families.
The Coalition strives to keep families healthy in every sense - connecting pregnant women to needed health and social services, helping fathers take active role in their child's healthy development, and expanding access to child care, immunizations and family counseling. Parent-child relationships are strengthened with family friendly activities and targeted education.