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Maternal Child Health

 
VNA Care’s Maternal Child Health Team (MCH) is a team of highly skilled obstetrical and pediatric nurses who provide home care services to women with high-risk pregnancies, premature infants, children with acute, chronic or terminal illnesses’ as well as early maternity discharge.
 
The MCH Team intervenes at critical junctures in a family’s life and has the opportunity to be in setting no other members of the health care team are likely to enter—the patient's home.
 

Examples of MCH TEAM referrals include:

  • High-risk prenatal and postpartum care
  • High-risk infants, including prematurity, NAS
  • Infants or children with cardiac anomalies
  • Infants with feeding problems
  • Breastfeeding difficulties
  • Early Maternity Discharge visits
  • C-Section wound care
  • High-risk teen moms and infants
  • Children and adolescents with cancer
  • Children and adolescents with diabetes or asthma
  • Environmental assessment for asthma triggers
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