About: NewboRN Home Visiting is a free program offered to all Alachua County women who give birth in the county. Within a week after baby is born, a registered nurse or midwife visits mom and baby at home to see how they are doing, share information and connect them to services and resources.
Services: A registered nurse or midwife will provide a physical and health assessment on baby and mom, help with breastfeeding and nutrition, show how to care for baby, share infant safety tips, discuss family planning options and connect families to local resources.
Who is eligible? All Alachua County women who give birth at a hospital, birth center or home within the county.
How to enroll: Call NewboRN Home Visiting at 352-727-3036. Or call Connect at 877-678-9355 and ask for a referral to NewboRN Home Visiting. Complete these registration forms in to participate in the program.
Our partnership: NewboRN Home Visiting is overseen by Healthy Start of North Central Florida Coalition and is a collaboration between hospitals, childbirth providers and social service agencies throughout the county. Supported by the Children’s Trust of Alachua County.