Be Prepared For Your Quality Assurance
quality assurance checklist to make sure everything is ready to
go before your next QA visit.
Want FREE Pregnancy Education Materials?
Look no further! The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention has
free information for pregnant women covering topics like gestational
diabetes, STDs, and folic acid. Check out their
to see what they offer.
Perinatal HIV: Where to Report & Refer
If a client is HIV positive, do you know where to report and
refer? Visit the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health
Division of HIV and STD Programs to report cases of HIV and
other STDs. Pregnant women with HIV must be referred to a
Perinatal HIV Specialty Center to receive specialized care
throughout their pregnancy.
Introducing LA MOMS (Los Angeles
Managing Obesity in Moms)
In Los Angeles County 1 in 3 women of reproductive age are
overweight or obese, affecting a disproportionately high number of
Hispanic and African American women. Maternal overweight and obesity
are linked to poor birth outcomes and lower breastfeeding rates. LA
MOMs will provide new mothers guidance on nutrition, physical
activity, breastfeeding and stress reduction, with the goal of
reducing obesity among postpartum women in Los Angeles County. To
sign up for the LA MOMS newsletter or refer a new mom to the
program, please email