Maternal Child Health

Welcome to parenthood

Welcome to Parenthood!

Doesn't matter if this is your first baby or you are a seasoned pro, new babies will keep you guessing! Download an easy to use guide to help you sail right through those first few awkward months! We are here to help! 

Questions or to schedule an chat with one of our Lactation Counselors call 585-639-4558. 

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Geneva Baby Cafe Grand Opening!!!

A very special ’Thank You’ to Senator Pamela Helming, the Baby Cafe staff, Child & Family Resources and participating families for attending today’s grand opening ceremony. The Geneva Baby Cafe meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Community Center on 160 Carter Road  from 10:00-11:30. Hope to see you there! All are welcome!

(Updated 2/13/2020)

2022 Baby Cafe Zoom Information

Breastfeeding Help Is Available!

2021 Finger Lakes Breastfeeding Resource Guide in English & Spanish!!

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18 Months Between Pregnancies Lowers Health Risks

(Updated 1/11/19)

Birth Spacing

Do YOU Know the Signs of Preterm Labor?

(Updated 1/11/19)

Signs of preterm labor

Safe Sleep

Trigger warning! This video is very hard to watch. But, we need to be aware of safe sleep practices. Please don't take the risk of bringing your baby into your bed to sleep. Take a moment to watch the video. 
(Updated 1/11/19)

Protect, Promote and Support Breastfeeding 

Check out our new public service announcement! 

Click the play button below.

(Updated 7/21/2017)

What's Maternal/Child Health?

More than you think

Click here to learn if one of our nurses can help you navigate life during or after your pregnancy.

If you are a healthcare provider and would like to refer a mom to Ontario County's Maternal/Child Health Program or to a Clinical Lactation Counselor, call 585-396-4343 or click here for a printable referral form.

Check out the Baby Café!

Need more information?

Contact Sarah S. at Child and Family Resources in Canandaigua at (585) 919-2476 extension 2507.

More on Breastfeeding

For information about breastfeeding, click here.

Returning to Work or School?
Wondering how to continue to provide breast milk?

Check out Thompson Hospital's, Back to Work Breastfeeding Class for tips and pointers about pumping and storing breast milk. Learn your rights as a breastfeeding woman and how to supply your childcare center with breast milk for your baby.

Last updated 8/20/2019