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Health Services for Pregnant Women

Baby & Me Tobacco Free

Free program to assist pregnant women with quitting smoking. Women who take part in this free program participate in several prenatal quit smoking sessions, take a monthly breath test and then receive a voucher for free diapers up to 12 months.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 645-2135
www.columbus.gov/publichealth/programs/Womens-Health-Family-Planning/Baby-and-Me-Tobacco-Free

Celebrate One / Step One

CelebrateOne is a community initiative set up to reduce infant mortality. The website has information, resources and support for pregnant / parenting women and teens.  Their mission is to help pregnant patients see a doctor early in pregnancy, to increase the chances of delivering a healthy baby. StepOne helps connect women with affordable, timely and convenient prenatal care, and resources for a healthy pregnancy. Call their hotline for assistance setting up the first prenatal visit.
57 Jefferson Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43215
(614) 721-0009
celebrateone.info

Columbus Public Health Resource Lists

Provides a detailed listing of community resources for pregnant women, families and children.

Columbus Public Health Women’s Health Center

Provides pregnancy care, pregnancy testing, gynecological exams, contraception, STD treatment and well-women’s health care. They offer a sliding scale fee for those without insurance, and many insurances are accepted. Services are provided by appointment only, except for pregnancy testing which is on a walk-in basis. Walk-in pregnancy tests are $10 for uninsured patients.
240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Well Women Care (614) 645-1850 or Pregnancy (614) 227-9866
http://publichealth.columbus.gov

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Teen Pregnancy Program (TaP)

The teen and pregnant program offers prenatal care for moms-to-be ages 11-21. This program also focuses on the overall health of mother and baby which may include the entire family and the father-to-be. A multi-disciplinary team works to support safe infant care, birth control options, positive parenting and school/family balance. Parental consent required at first visit for patients under the age of 18.

  • Adolescent Medicine Clinic
    500 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
  • Linden Primary Care Center
    1390 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43211

(614) 355-6350
nationwidechildrens.org/teen-and-pregnant

Ohio Medicaid Healthy Start & Healthy Families

Healthy Start offers free and low-cost health care coverage to pregnant women. Coverage includes doctor visits, hospital care, pregnancy services, vision, dental and mental health services. Check eligibility and download the application online, or call the Medicaid Consumer Hotline.
30 East Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
Medicaid Hotline: (800) 324-8680
http://jfs.ohio.gov/OHP/consumers/familychild.stm

Ohio Quit Line

Free counseling over the telephone is offered to all Ohio residents interested in quitting smoking. Callers receive guidance and may receive free nicotine patches. They are referred to local resources in the community.  There is also a free Pregnancy Program, specifically designed to help and support pregnant woman who wish to stop smoking. Special rewards and benefits are offered to pregnant Quit Line callers.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(800) QUIT-NOW or (800) 784-8669
www.ohio.quitlogix.org

PrimaryOne Health

Formerly known as Columbus Neighborhood Health Centers, they provide a wide range of services to teens and adults at many locations in Central Ohio. Services include pregnancy testing, obstetric / gynecology care, contraception, well woman exams and treatment of pelvic pain. They also provide low cost dental care, including fillings, exams, cleanings and extractions. They also provide vision, behavioral and pediatric services. Uninsured patients may pay for services based on a sliding scale. They accept most health insurances as well, including Medicaid. Interpreting services are available upon request. Call to schedule an appointment. Dental services are not provided at all locations, and are at the 1180 East Main Street, 240 Parsons Avenue and 2300 West Broad Street locations.

  • 1180 East Main Street, Columbus, Ohio 43205
    (614) 645-5535 or (614) 645-5500
  • 3781 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43207
    (614) 645-3163 or (614) 645-5500
  • 1500 East 17th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43219
    (614) 645-2700 or (614) 645-5500
  • 3433 Agler Road, Columbus, Ohio 43219
    (614) 645-1600 or (614) 645-5500
  • 2300 West Broad Street, Columbus, Ohio 43204
    (614) 645-2300 or (614) 645-5500
  • 1791 Alum Creek Drive, Columbus, Ohio  43207
    (614) 526-5420 or (614) 645-5500
  • 600 North Pickaway Street, Circleville, Ohio 43113
    (740) 207-4202
  • 1905 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43207
    (614) 586-4159 or (614) 645-5500
  • 240 Parsons Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43215
    (614) 645-5500
  • 299 Cramer Creek Court, Dublin, Ohio 43017
    (614) 526-3285 or (614) 645-5500

primaryonehealth.org

Strongbabies Ohio

Offers links to resources and guidance on getting healthy, having a successful pregnancy, having a healthy and strong baby and after-pregnancy care.  They also have sections on fatherhood and breastfeeding resources.  Visit their website to view articles, links and blogs about upcoming events and ways to keep your baby strong and healthy.  Click here for Ohio Department of Health’s strongbabies ohio posters.
246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215
(614) 466-3543
http://strongbabies.wordpress.com

Text4Baby

Free weekly text messages help mothers through their pregnancy and through their baby’s first year. Text BABY to 511411 or BEBE for Spanish.
2000 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22311
(703) 837-4792
www.text4baby.org

The Center for Family Safety & Healing Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP)

This program provides nurse home visitation to first-time, low-income mothers, from early pregnancy up to the child’s second birthday. NFP improves pregnancy outcomes by encouraging preventative health practices that enhance child health outcomes.
655 East Livingston Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43205
(614) 722-8200
familysafetyandhealing.org