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Maternal Family Planning | Walk–in Services


Services provided by the MFH Nurses at Cheyenne-Laramie County Health Department promote wellness for all families. The goals of the MFH Nurses are:
Facilitate early and appropriate prenatal care for all women
Provide support and education to new families during the postpartum/newborn period
Support families of children with special health care needs
The flowing programs are funded at City County Health:

  1. BEST BEGINNINGS
    Perinatal program that assists pregnant women in accessing care and services to help assure a healthy pregnancy
    Free to all pregnant women, without financial qualifications
    Assistance to complete the application for Medicaid coverage if needed.
    Prenatal classes, education, and support
    Smoking cessation support
    Breast feeding classes and support
    Parenting classes and support to help new families be successful after the birth and homecoming of their new baby.
    Referrals to other Maternal Family Health and community resources.

    Call an MFH Nurse for the above services or any questions concerning prenatal at 633–4013



  2. CHILDREN'S SPECIAL HEALTH SERVICES
    Financial assistance for income eligible families
    Care coordination for child with special health care needs

  3. MATERNAL HIGH RISK
    Limited financial assistance to financially qualifying pregnant women who require transfer to a tertiary care center out of state.
    Limited coverage for pre and post conceptual genetic counseling and testing for families
    High–risk pregnancy and newborn intensive care support services.

    If you know of a child that has special health care needs, or if you just have questions, call MFH Nurse at
    633-4013.

  4. NEWBORN INTENSIVE CARE
    Limited financial assistance to qualifying infants who are delivered at or transported to a tertiary care facility (NICU III) from a delivering Wyoming hospital.

  5. GENETIC COUNSEliNG SERVICES
    Maternal Family Health Programs contracts with Corado to provide genetic counseling services
    Helps families to gain a clearer understanding of inherited/genetic conditions and other birth defects
    No financial eligibility is required for appointments