Expecting & New Parents

Expecting & New Parents

father and 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

Find helpful information and resources to support individuals who are breastfeeding/chestfeeding and their families. Topics such as Why Breastfeed, Prepare for Success, Skin-to-Skin & Latch, Milk Supply, Separation, Breastfeeding Laws, Local Resources and WIC Breastfeeding Support.

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

Everyone six months and older should get a flu shot every flu season. Getting the flu shot helps protect you, your family and your community. Get information about the vaccine, where to get vaccinated, and information on the effectiveness of the flu vaccine.

WIC offers a large range of healthy foods for your family. 

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.

Becoming insured is the first step in being able to access health care and screenings for children and youth.