Expecting & New Parents

Expecting & New Parents

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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

While a major source of lead poisoning in Vermont children is paint, lead in older plumbing, pipes and fixtures can add to a child’s overall lead exposure.

 

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

Getting a flu shot matters more this year than ever. When fewer people get sick with the flu, we can preserve medical resources in case there is a rise in COVID-19. Get information about the flu vaccine, where to get vaccinated, and information on the effectiveness of the flu vaccine.

This page provides you with the information you need to vaccinate with confidence.

Help Me Grow Vermont is a system model for improving access to existing resources and services for expectant parents and families with young children through age eight. Help Me Grow promotes the healthy development of children by supporting families, providers and communities to identify vulnerable children and link families to community-based programs and services.

Most Vermonters who smoke want to quit. You may be one of them, or know someone who is trying to quit tobacco. With the right tools and support, you can do it.

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