Expecting & New Parents

new mother with infant

New parents have a lot to consider when it comes to their child's health. Find information and resources to help new and expecting parents keep the youngest Vermonters healthy and safe.

Information for You

eWIC is an electronic benefits system that gives you access to your WIC food benefits through a card that works like a debit card.

Are babies and young children getting the screenings they need to detect and treat health problems early?

How are we doing in our efforts to promote healthy pregnancies, breastfeeding and the health of mothers and babies?

There are many chemicals in our environment. Some of them are used in products we all use, including children’s products. Vermont prioritizes protecting public health and the environment.

Many Vermonters are eager to travel to warmer climates, but if you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant, do not travel to areas with the Zika virus.

You will not automatically receive a copy of your child’s birth certificate

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