Children's Service Society of Wisconsin
Family resource centers are a place for parents to learn to be the best possible parents they can be. Two office locations offer programming throughout Marathon County and provide a nurturing environment in which parents can connect with resources, access programs, and enjoy family activities with their children at no cost.
WIC Offices in Wisconsin
The purpose of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is to promote and maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children. WIC provides supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition and breastfeeding information, and referral to other health and nutrition services. WIC also promotes and supports breastfeeding.
Start Right Program of Marathon County
Start Right provides education, support and resources to help families in Marathon County raise healthy, school ready kids.
Maternal and Child Health Hotline
The Wisconsin Maternal And Child Health (MCH) Hotline provides information and links to services and resources for women before, during, and after pregnancy and for children including children with special health care needs.
HealthyChildren.org from the American Academy of Pediatrics
HealthyChildren.org is a parenting Web site backed by 60,000 American Academy of Pediatrics pediatricians committed to the attainment of optimal physical, mental, and social health and well-being for all infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Includes general information related to child health and more specific guidance on parenting issues.
Health and Nutritional Information for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women
When you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you have special nutritional needs. This site from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is designed just for you. It has advice you need to help you and your baby stay healthy.
Pregnancy.org pregnancy calendar
Find out what's happening each day in your pregnancy. This site provides links to articles, books, products, and peer-to-peer anecdotes to help you through your entire pregnancy. The calendar features links to hundreds of articles as well as a fetal development section including fetal development pictures.
Postpartum Support International
Postpartum Support International is dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, including postpartum depression, the most common complication of childbirth.
March of Dimes
The March of Dimes helps moms have full-term pregnancies and researches the problems that threaten the health of babies.
A site for moms-to-be and new moms from the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) that provides a host of features covering everything from proper nutrition to best birthing options, promoting the optimal health and wellness for mom and baby.