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Nurse Visit at Home

Support for Your Family After Baby’s Arrival

We offer all Frederick County families a visit at home with a well-trained nurse -- at no cost -- three weeks after the baby’s arrival.

Families receive wellness visits and personalized resources for the birthing parent and baby.

This is Family Connects Frederick County.

What to Expect

  • Visits at home with a trained nurse
  • For all families with a newborn
  • 3 Weeks after your baby's arrival
  • No cost to families

All Frederick County families who deliver at Frederick Health receive*:

  • A visit scheduled before the family leaves the hospital
  • A 1.5-2 hour visit at home with a trained nurse
  • Wellness visits for the birthing parent and baby
  • Personalized resources for the family for lactation, nutrition, child care, health care, and more

Nurses use interpreter services to care for families who speak languages other than English

*Service will be available to all Frederick County families – no matter where their babies are born – up to 12 weeks after the baby’s arrival -- starting in 2024.

Our Team of Nurses

Our team of nurses know how to support families right after the baby’s arrival. With years of experience caring for newborns and birthing parents, they help each family find solutions and resources that work for them.

For immediate concerns, our nurses can connect with expert colleagues during the visit and will help a family determine when to contact their own or the baby’s health care provider.

Have questions?

Click here to view our Nursing Visit FAQs

Care for Newborns & Birthing Parents

Our nurses are experienced in caring for newborns and birthing parents. We support your healing and the essential bonding between newborns and their families.

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Contact Us

Fill out the form below to learn more about how we can support your family after the baby’s arrival.

If this is an emergency, please contact your provider or 911. We will respond to your inquiry within several business days.

Program Phone Number: 240-566-4240

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