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    Welcome Family: Support and Information for All Moms with Newborns

    Information for Families.

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    Welcome Family: A Home Visit by an Experienced Maternal and Child Health Nurse

    Information for Families.

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Welcome Family offers a universal one-time nurse home visit to all mothers with newborns. Welcome Family assesses mother and newborn health and well-being and provides education, support, and referrals to services as needed. Welcome Family is a program of the The Massachusetts Home Visiting Initiative .


This information is provided by the Pregnancy, Infancy and Early Childhood Division within the Department of Public Health.