Residents of North Texas can receive a free in-home nurse visit when their child is about 3 weeks of age. Family Connects nurses can help address families' needs such as baby and mom health check, postpartum dpression screening, breast or bottle feeding help, safe sleep information, playgroups and parent support groups, back-to-work support, and any additional support needed by the family.
In-home visits are typically done when baby is 3 weeks of age, but baby must be less than 12 weeks to receive services.
Arlington - Baby must be delivered at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital and live in Arlington;
Cleburne - Baby must be delivered at Texas Health Cleburne Hospital and live in Johnson County;
and to those families who have the Cook Children's Health Plan and deliver at Texas Arlington Memorial Hospital.
At least one home visit is provided, but up to 3 home-visits if needed.