Pregnancy Resources and Infants

Breastfeeding Help

24 hour help from local volunteers.
Phone: (314) 424-3900

La Leche League of Metro East Illinois:
Phone: (618) 321-6667
http://lalecheleague.org

Good Shepherd

Maternity Care service provides residential and counseling services to pregnant adolescents ages 12-21.
For inquiries regarding Maternity residence care: Charise Baker-Williams – (314)854-5739. Intake Line – (314)560-6703

The Expectant Parent and Pregnancy program provides counseling and resources for pregnant and parenting families living in stressful situations. Good Shepherd also offers adoption services for birth parents choosing adoption as a plan.

For inquiries regarding Expectant Parent Support, contact Denise Ward – (314)854-5719 or Angie Robinson – (314)854-5718

1340 Partridge Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63130
(314) 854-5700
www.goodshepherdstl.org

March of Dimes

Information for health professionals and pregnant women on a diverse array of topics relating to pregnancy and newborns.
www.marchofdimes.com

Nurse-Family Partnership

Nurse-Family Partnership’s maternal health program introduces vulnerable first-time parents to caring maternal and child health nurses. This program allows nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life. The relationship between mother and nurse provides the foundation for strong families, and lives are forever changed – for the better.

For more information:

North Central Community Health Center

4000 Jennings Station Road

Saint Louis, MO 63121

(314) 679-7871

Lauren Stone, RN, BSN

LStone2@stlouisco.com

www.nursefamilypartnership.org

www.stlouisco.com/HealthandWellness/HealthCentersandMedicalServices/PublicHealthNursingProgram/Nurse-FamilyPartnership

Nurses for Newborns Foundation

Provides nurse homevisiting services including education, healthcare and positive parenting skills. Programs serve teen moms, the mentally or physically challenged, infants that are sick, and general population families in need.

7259 Lansdowne Ave. Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63119
Phone: (314) 544-3433
or
Toll Free: 1-800-45BIRTH
www.nfnf.org

Planned Parenthood of the St. Louis Region

Health organization that provides sex education programs to youth and their parents and a wide range of reproductive and primary health care services.

Phone: 1-800-230-PLAN
www.plannedparenthood.org/stlouis

SIDS Gateway

The Maternal and Child Health Library contains materials developed by the National Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Consortium. These include the SUID/SIDS Resource Center, the Program Support Center, Project IMPACT, and the National Center for Cultural Competence.

http://www.mchlibrary.org/suid-sids/search.php?SType=state_search&State=MO
Safe Sleep Tips for Parents

SIDS Resources

Organization with extensive resources for families, professionals, and links to educational and support programs. Also has program providing cribs to low-income families.

Administrative&Eastern Region Office:
1120 South Sixth Street, Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63104
Phone: (314) 822-2323
24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 1-800-421-3511
www.sidsresources.org

Teen Pregnancy Center

Clinic providing comprehensive medical care, education and developmental life skills to pregnant teens in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

One Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110
Phone: (314) 454-8259
www.barnesjewish.org/obstetrics-gynecology/teen-pregnancy

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Supplementary food and nutrition education program. Women who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have given birth in the previous 6 months, infants, and children under age 5 may qualify.
www.fns.usda.gov/wic

Youth In Need – Teen Parent Program

The Teen Parent Program provides individual and group support to teen parents and pregnant teens who live in St. Charles County. The program offers counseling, case management, education and advocacy to its participants.

Phone: (636) 757-9413 or (636) 757-9407
www.youthinneed.org