Pregnancy Resources and Infants
24 hour help from local volunteers.
Phone: (314) 424-3900
La Leche League of Missouri
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
March of Dimes
Information for health professionals and pregnant women on a diverse array of topics relating to pregnancy and newborns.
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
Lauren Stone, RN, BSN
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
Toll Free: 1-800-45BIRTH
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.
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.
Teen Pregnancy Center
Clinic providing comprehensive medical care, education and developmental life skills to pregnant teens in the St. Louis metropolitan area.
To make an appointment with the Teen Pregnancy Center at the Women & Infants Center, call (866) 946-3906.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is a special supplemental nutrition program which provides services to pregnant women, new mothers, infants, and children up to their fifth birthday based on nutritional risk and income eligibility. The primary services provided are health screening, risk assessment, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding promotion, and referrals to health care. Supplemental food is provided at no cost to participants. Application for WIC must be made in person at a local WIC office.
Phone: 1-800-TEL-LINK (1-800-835-5465)
WIC and Nutrition Services
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0570
Phone: (573) 751-6204 or 1-800-392-8209
Fax: (573) 526-1470
WIC Eligibility Requirements
Missouri website: http://health.mo.gov/living/families/wic/index.php
National website: http://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/women-infants-and-children-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.
If you are a child or family in need of services, please call:
314-628-2929 or 1-877-928-2929 in St. Louis County (St. Louis County Youth Connection Helpline)
636-946-3771 in St. Louis City (Youth In Need’s 24-Hour Help Line)
636-642-0642 in St. Charles County (St. Charles County Youth Connection Helpline)
Youth In Need Center
1815 Boone’s Lick Road
St. Charles, MO 63301
Central Office Phone: (636) 946-5600
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