First 5 Sacramento funds a variety of programs to ensure pregnant mothers access and utilize important health, dental, vision and mental health services.
Pregnancy Support Services
So much important child development happens during pregnancy and getting regular check-ups is critical to having a healthy pregnancy and baby. There are pregnancy mentoring programs to support expectant African American mothers. Services include:
- Home Visits
- One-on-one mentoring
- Tips and tools for a healthy pregnancy
- Ways to de-stress
- A personal coach and confidant
- Support during and after the pregnancy
WellSpace Health - Healthy and Empowered Families, 916-737-5555 ext 8764
Center for Community Health and Well-Being - Black Mothers United, 916-558-4812
County wide efforts are underway through educational campaigns focusing on Infant Safe Sleep and healthy pregnancies and births.
- Safe Sleep
Alone, Back, Crib! Find out how parents can get education on safe sleep.
- Sac Healthy Baby
Visit this one-stop website and get connected with services that will help you along the pregnancy journey.