GET INVOLVED

Babies First is a community wide effort and we need your help. Join us to improve the health and well-being of mothers, babies and families. Here are some of the ways you can help:

Encourage women to see a doctor as soon as they think they are pregnant.

Help a pregnant woman or a new mom and her baby get to the doctor.

Encourage women not to use tobacco, alcohol or other drugs during or after pregnancy and to avoid secondhand smoke.

Encourage pregnant and parenting women to seek help for depression and/or other mental health issues.

Help mothers make the breastfeeding choice.

Help pregnant or new mothers call the Moms and Kids Hotline to access services to help them and their families: 1-800-640-0333.

Come join us at our collaborative meetings

Join us at the meetings:
Community Action Network (CAN)

Babies First Community Action Network is a voice of the community; a network of providers who work together to serve and support moms, babies and families in Fresno County for equal access to needed resources and elimination of disparities for healthy families and communities; meeting families where they are and serving actual needs as identified by families.

CAN Minutes:
September 20, 2016
December 6, 2016
March 28, 2017

Voices for Healthy Families (VFHF)

            Vision: "All families have healthy babies and live long healthy lives."

            Mission: "Babies First families are educated and informs the program services and activities to support healthier futures for our community

  • Receive important education as needed
  • Provide feedback about program activities and tools
  • Informed about maternal and child health issues

 

VFHF Minutes:
June 16, 2016
September 13, 2016
December 14, 2016
March 8, 2017

    Breastfeeding Task Force (BFTF)

The goal of the Breastfeeding Task Force is to support and increase the number of women in Fresno County who breastfeed their babies, optimally through their infant's first year of life. The Task Force has coordinated an annual Breastfeeding Awareness Walk and Celebration since 2006. Visit the Task Force Page

BFTF Minutes:
November 18, 2016
January 20, 2017
February 17, 2017
March 17, 2017
April 21, 2017

May 19, 2017

                1. For more information contact Christine Vang at (559) 600-3330 or chrvang@co.fresno.ca.us