Pediatric/ Maternal – Child Health

Pediatrics

Every new parent wants to bring their baby home from the hospital. However, when complications arise that prevent you from bringing your child home, it is reassuring to know that Family Care Visiting Nurse’s Maternal/Child Nursing Team has over 55 years of combined experience in the care of women and children which may allow you to introduce your baby to its new home. Our highly trained nurses, therapists and support staff have experience in Pediatric Intensive Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, Hospital and Community Based Pediatrics, Allergy and Asthma, Child Birth Education, Lactation Consulting, Maternal –Child-Nutrition, Obstetrics , Labor and Delivery allowing us to provide comprehensive, technologically advanced care for a variety of pediatric conditions such as:

  • Premature Birth
  • Jaundice
  • Failure to Thrive
  • Diabetes Type I & II
  • Wound Care, Burn Care, Post-Operative Management, Wound Vacs
  • Breast Feeding and Lactation Education Support
  • Environmental Home Assessment and Home Safety Education
  • Asthma Education and Management
  • Medication Management and Administration including Synagis
  • Cardiac Issues including Hypoplastic and Left Heart Syndrome
  • Mental Health
  • Cerebal Palsy
  • Disabilities

Services

  • Skilled Nursing ( assess skin, mouth, head, neurological, respirations, limbs, )
  • Rehabilitation ( physical therapy, occupational therapy and speech therapy)
  • Home Health Aide for personalized care assistance

Maternal Child

Prenatal Care is essential to ensure a healthy pregnancy, delivery and baby. Our professional maternal child health nurse will:

  • Review your health history
  • Evaluate dietary practices
  • Collaborate with physician regarding plan of care
  • Identify risk factors
  • Evaluate vital statistics
  • Maintain ongoing assessment of your status
  • Managing &Monitoring Preeclampsia
  • Progesterone Injections

Postpartum Care is vital to you and your baby’s well- being. Our nurses will assess you for obstetrical complications, preform postpartum assessments, provide wound care for C-Section incisional healing, assist in breastfeeding technique and provide emotional support.