Family Connects Minnesota MVNA

parents with newborn

Connecting every child to a healthy future

Family Connects is a nurse home visiting program for parents of babies born at Hennepin Healthcare’s Birth Center and who live
in Minneapolis. A nurse visits you between 1-3 times after your baby turns 3 weeks old. You may have a visit earlier if your provider requests it.

Every family has needs when a child is born. The needs are different but we understand nobody is fully prepared for a baby. When we visit with you, our goals are to:

  • Offer support and guidance on caring for your baby.
  • Help you connect with your infant.
  • Discuss community resources that can help you.

How do I get started?

When you have your baby at the Birth Center, you will be given information about Family Connects. A nurse will let you know that a Family Connects staff person will be contacting you shortly after you and baby leave the hospital. If at any time you decide you do not want a Family Connects visit, you can decline, either when we call you or you can call us.

 

Contact

Call us if you have any questions or would like more information.

Mary Iosbaker

763-286-7275

 

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