Family Connects Chicago

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Help for baby

  • Baby weight check
  • Safe sleep information
  • Infant feeding and fussiness
  • Help with bathing, diapering and swaddling

Help for mom

  • Mom’s health check
  • Breastfeeding support
  • Family planning advice
  • Postpartum depression screening

Help for family

  • Scheduling doctor’s appointments
  • Understanding child care options
  • Early literacy information
  • Community connections
What to expect
  • 3 weeks in: Expect a visit around 3 weeks after birth
  • No cost: As a parent(s) of a newborn, there is no additional cost to you
  • Registered nurses: All nurses are highly skilled professionals
  • For all: Helping all Chicago families with a newborn who delivered at a partner hospital

The service is brought to you by the Chicago Department of Public Health, in partnership with Humboldt Park Health, Rush University Medical Center, Mount Sinai Hospital and the University of Chicago Medical Center.

Family Connects Chicago is funded through a partnership with the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant program as well as other public and private funding from the City of Chicago, Rush University Medical Center, the Illinois Department of Human Services and private philanthropy.

For more information, call 312-745-BABY (2229) or email