Health Plus

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Health Plus offers Babies & You, a work site prenatal health promotion program for faculty/staff, spouses, and/or dependent children who become pregnant. The program encourages early and consistent prenatal care and provides monthly educational opportunities including topics like breastfeeding, nutrition, coping with the discomforts of pregnancy, newborn care, choosing a pediatrician, and more. These sessions are led by Vanderbilt experts: nurse midwives, pediatricians, lactation consultants, etc. 

Enroll in Babies & You to have access to monthly educational sessions, now offered virtually.

In addition to the monthly sessions, $50 is offered to eligible participants who:

  • Enroll in the first trimester
  • Attend at least 3 of the monthly sessions
  • Provide documentation of attending all prenatal provider visits.

Upcoming Babies & You classes:

Thursday, August 20
12-1 p.m.
Facing the Challenges of Pregnancy
Speaker: Kate Virostko, MSN, Certified Nurse Midwife
Location: Zoom

Thursday, September 17
12-1 p.m.
Choosing a Pediatrician
Speaker: Rachel Mace, MD, University Pediatrics
Location: Zoom

Thursday, October 15
12-1 p.m.
Breastfeeding: A Positive Choice
Speaker: Carol Huber, RN, BS, IBCLC, Lactation Consultant, NICU
Location: Zoom

If you have further questions, please contact Lisa R. Connor, R.N. at 615-343-9623 or contact Health Plus.

Additional Information:

Baby's Best Start

March of Dimes: My 9 Months

Vanderbilt Women's Education and Lactation Center

Healthfinder.gov: Quick Guide to Healthy Living-Pregnancy

Womens Health.gov: Learning to Breastfeed

La Leche League