2017 Grantee: Community Healthcare Network -- Good Start Nutrition Program

Community Healthcare Network

Community Healthcare Networks  Good Start Nutrition Program is a comprehensive pre-natal/perinatal nutritional counseling program for medically underserved pregnant women, babies, and young children in Jamaica, Queens and the Tremont section of the Bronx. The program consists of individual nutrition counseling and group breastfeeding workshop sessions to provide pregnant women and new mothers with the necessary education to improve their and their children’s health. The program will provide individual nutrition counseling sessions to patients at critical times within their pregnancy and the early stages of their newborn’s life. The program will also provide comprehensive breastfeeding support groups/workshops to prenatal/perinatal patients.