New moms have lots of questions; our visiting nurses have the answers. Working with your doctors, our experienced registered nurses can offer invaluable help after the birth of your baby. They ensure the continued health of you and your newborn and coordinate your care in the comfort and privacy of your home. Your nurse will complete a full health assessment of you and your baby and will also evaluate the home environment to make certain it promotes safety and the good health of your infant.
This health assessment includes a head-to-toe check of your baby's vital signs, weight, bilirubin level, neurological and developmental health. It also includes an assessment of mom's physical and emotional health, including postpartum depression, wound care (if you had a Cesarean section) and vital signs. Your home visit also includes the following assessments:
A South County Home Health nurse can complete a home and health assessment prenatally versus postpartum. Your nurse will take the same steps listed above. Learn more.
Tell your doctor you want South County Home Health Maternal Child Care. For questions or to learn more call South County Home Health at 401 782-0500.