Who We Are

The Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey is a non-profit organization that is committed to improving the health of women, children, and families.

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Programs

Supporting Women
and Infants

Our home visitation, community education, outreach, and support group programs ensure that women have access to quality care, safe births, and the tools they need to help their families flourish.

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Empowering
Communities

We work with local residents to assess the needs of the community. Our dynamic empowerment initiatives promote proper nutrition, emotional well-being, self-confidence, family success, and preventative health care.

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Engaging Health Care
Professionals

We engage physicians, nurses, public health professionals, and social workers to share best practices, advocate for patient needs, and implement systemic changes to improve the quality of health care.

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Virtual Programs

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing protocols, we are leading a series of online education and support programs for professionals and the community.

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What’s New

Losing Two Babies, Finding Hope

Vu-An Foster is a dedicated maternal and infant health advocate.  She is the Founder of Life After 2 Losses and volunteers her time to support the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health.  Vu-An is one of the dedicated advocates for who will attend the 3rd Annual Maternal Health and Perinatal Safety Symposium, lending her voice to improve maternal health outcomes.  […] Read More

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Convening Healthcare Leaders to Address the Maternal Health Crisis

On Thursday, May 13, the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey and RWJBarnabas Health will convene the 3rd Annual Maternal Health and Perinatal Safety Symposium.  The virtual conference brings together physicians, nurses, public health professionals, and other key leaders for a day of robust presentations and discussion focused on improving maternal care. […] Read More

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FELLAS Empowers Essex County Fathers

The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey is launching a new initiative to support fathers in Essex County. FELLAS – Fathers Empowered to Learn, Lead, and Achieve Success – engages fathers to strengthen parenting skills, promote healthy relationships, and increase economic stability through employment training and support.   “The Partnership may be […] Read More

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Events

Virtual Support Groups

We offer a variety of virtual support groups for women and families, including grief support, breastfeeding education, postpartum depression, and groups for pregnant and new mothers.  Connect with other people who are going through similar experiences and learn new tools to cope. Learn more and register. Read More

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2nd Annual Maternal Health and Perinatal Safety Symposium

Friday, November 1, 2019 7:30 am – 4:30 pm The Clinton Inn 145 Dean Drive, Tenafly, NJ 07670 Online registration is now closed.  There are a limited number of on-site registrations available beginning at 7:30 am.   This program is designed to provide physicians, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare providers with an update on […] Read More

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Resources

Resources for Families Coping with Perinatal and Infant Loss

Miscarriage, perinatal loss, or the death of an infant is devastating for families.  Coping with loss can be isolating and it can be difficult to find support.  We’ve compiled resources to help families grieve and connect during this difficult time. Featured Resources: Hope for Healing: A Guide to Depression After Pregnancy and Infant Loss Available […] Read More

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Labor & Delivery Policies During COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak is a scary and anxious time for our community, especially pregnant women.  We’ve compiled a list of our member hospitals in northern New Jersey and their current policies regarding visitation, labor, and delivery.  Please share this resource. If you are pregnant or a new mother and need assistance, we offer a variety […] Read More

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Family Support Programs

Our Family Support Programs are available during the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more. Read More

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