September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month

Infant mortality is a pressing issue that not only affects our country’s health, but it’s well-being. During September, Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition recognizes Infant Mortality Awareness Month, working to promote awareness of the high infant mortality rate in our nation. To reduce this rate, we start by servicing our local community in Leon and…

Healthy Babies and Families During a Pandemic

Coronavirus has created a new normal, changing our day-to-day lives and our community. This includes how new and expecting mothers and parents go about handling both a pregnancy and transitioning to life as a parent. With most prenatal care going digital and parents having to take extra safety precautions, it can be easy to feel…

Navigating Telemedicine Services and Care

A healthy pregnancy has always been a vital step to a healthy birth and baby, yet the pandemic has placed increased stress on keeping you and your child safe. New mothers are having to take more precautions than ever before due to the severity and impacts of COVID-19.  Like most of the world, local prenatal…

Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week – Aug. 1- 7

Each August, Capital Area Healthy Start Coalition celebrates and recognizes World Breastfeeding Week – a global campaign that aims to inform, anchor, engage and galvanize action on breastfeeding and related issues. Coordinated by the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), World Breastfeeding Week functions to not only celebrate the joys of breastfeeding and motherhood, but…