Washington D.C. Wards 7 and 8
March of Dimes and Reckitt's Enfa portfolio of brands have joined together to create Better Starts for All, an on-the-ground, maternal health program with services aimed at bringing support, education and care to moms and moms-to-be. Learn more about these innovative programs and how you can sign up for services to ensure that all moms get the health care they deserve.
Mom & Baby Mobile Health Center®
A mobile health bus is available by appointment only at local community centers in Prince George's County, Maryland and Wards 7 and 8 in Washington, D.C. to provide care to moms and babies, including reproductive, sexual, maternal health and well-baby care.
- Prenatal, pregnancy, and postnatal care and education
- Pregnancy testing
- Birth control counseling
- Well-women exams
Call 301-437-5788 Monday-Friday from 9am-4pm ET
Help is available in English and Spanish.
Disponible en ingles y espanol.
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:
Park 7 Apartments 4020 Minnesota Ave NE, Washington, D.C. 20019
Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative 2041 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE #304, Washington, D.C. 20020
University of Maryland Capital Region Health 3001 Hospital Drive, Cheverly, MD 20785
Community Health Worker
A digital perinatal health worker is available to pregnant people to promote access to care, address social determinants of health, and extend health services to women living in the Washington, D.C. area, including Prince George's County, MD. For more information, contact BetterStartsForAllDC@marchofdimes.org.
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:
Becoming A Mom E-Learning
This educational online self-paced wellness program, available in English and Spanish, offers pregnant people information on topics including prenatal care, foods to eat, how to manage stress, things to avoid during pregnancy, preparing for labor and birth and caring for yourself and your baby after their arrival.
The program includes:
- Personalized user dashboard based on your stage of pregnancy or preconception, postpartum or loss status
- Engaging activities including quizzes, games and challenges
- A series of self-paced courses to inform and educate
- A library of over 200 March of Dimes articles and videos
- A community forum where people can ask questions and share their experiences
Looking for Additional Resources?
For more information on Better Starts for All programs in Washington D.C. or for help finding a doctor
or other health care resources, contact:
Mallory Mpare, Program Coordinator BetterStartsForAllDC@marchofdimes.org 1-800-865-0604