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Maternal & Child Health Services


201 S. Main
P.O. Box 609
Troy, KS 66087


RN, Administrator


8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Maternal & Child Health Services

Maternal & Child Health Services

Home visitors from the Doniphan County Health Department provide in-home interventions such as education, support and referrals to other community services. The Doniphan County Health Department would like to visit you before your child is born to help you have the healthiest pregnancy possible.


Who is Eligible?

Maternal & Child Health Services are available to all families in Doniphan County regardless of race, ethnicity, financial status, or legal residency including:

  • Women of childbearing age
  • Pregnant women, mothers, and their babies
  • Infants and children to age 1

The Doniphan County Health Department’s Maternal & Child Health Services can help you with:

  • Stopping behaviors that can hurt your growing baby (smoking, drinking alcohol, or other drugs)
  • Finding a doctor
  • Good nutrition
  • Help you with how to breastfeed your baby
  • Install Infant car safety seats and teach you how to properly use them
  • Planning for child care, if needed

After you and baby are home, the home visitor will schedule a visit at your convenience soon after your baby is born in case you have questions or need help with:

  • Your recovery after having a baby
  • Baby care
  • Breastfeeding
  • Nutrition for you and your baby
  • Regular health checks for your baby
  • Family planning
  • Immunizations for you and baby
  • Expected infant development
  • Understanding a baby’s or child’s behavior
  • Change in the family with a baby
  • Locating agencies / programs that can assist you and your family grow a healthy family
  • Help with preventing infant and toddler injury/death by providing baby-proofing items to your family for free

Contact 785-985-3591 to schedule your home visit today!