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Educational Resources

Improving health and developmental outcomes for all Florida’s babies

Safe Sleep Initiative

The Escambia County Healthy Start Coalition Cribs for Kids Safe Sleep Initiative educates the community about the importance of providing a safe sleep environment to reduce the risk of injury or death for infants and children.

 

Knowing the ABC's of Safe Sleep can help keep your baby safe.

CDC Milestone Tracker

Skills such as taking a first step, smiling for the first time, and waving “bye bye” are called developmental milestones. Children reach milestones in how they play, learn, speak, act, and move

Nutrition

It is important for mom to have a healthy lifestyle and diet during her pregnancy. Once baby is born, there are certain foods that baby should and should not eat for their first year of life. Here are some helpful tips and tricks on proper nutrition for you and baby.

Pregnancy Plus App

Download the world's leading pregnancy tracker app today, for free week-by-week pregnancy information and articles! The Pregnancy+ app features expert advice, daily articles, healthcare tips and interactive 3D models so you can track your baby's development.

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Pregnancy Plus App
Smoking Cessation

Smoking during pregnancy is bad for you and your baby. Quitting smoking, even if you’re already pregnant, can make a big difference in your baby’s life.


For more information about how you can quit now contact:
1-800-QUIT-NOW (1-800-784-8669)

Breastfeeding Education

Baptist Hospital 

Baptist Hospital offers class series on breastfeeding. Please check their website for the dates of their two-part classes held on a Tuesday and Thursday from 6PM to 9PM. Cost is $20 per 2 day session. They also offer childbirth and baby care classes. 

  • Ebaptisthealthcare.org

  • (850) 434-4567 

Sacred Heart Hospital 

Sacred Heart offers single day, 2-hour breastfeeding classes. Cost is $20 per class, held on Wednesdays from 6PM to 8PM. Please visit their website to register.  

WIC

Free breastfeeding support and nutrition education for pregnant women interested in breastfeeding.

 

Locations

Escambia County Health Department

Fairfield Service Center 
1295 W. Fairfield Dr. 
Pensacola, FL 32501 
(850) 595-6670 Option 1

 

Northside Service Center 
8390 N. Palafox St. 
Pensacola, FL 32534 
(850) 484-5121 Option 1 

Naval Hospital Pensacola - WIC Clinic 
6000 Highway 98 
Pensacola, FL 32512 
(850) 595-6670 Option 1 

Molino Service Center 
3470 Highway 29 North 
Cantonment, FL 32533 
(850) 595-6670 Option 1