Who We Are

The Partnership for Maternal & Child Health of Northern New Jersey is a non-profit organization that is committed to improving the health of women, children, and families.

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Programs

Supporting Women
and Infants

Our home visitation, community education, outreach, and support group programs ensure that women have access to quality care, safe births, and the tools they need to help their families flourish.

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Empowering
Communities

We work with local residents to assess the needs of the community. Our dynamic empowerment initiatives promote proper nutrition, emotional well-being, self-confidence, family success, and preventative health care.

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Engaging Health Care
Professionals

We engage physicians, nurses, public health professionals, and social workers to share best practices, advocate for patient needs, and implement systemic changes to improve the quality of health care.

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Virtual Programs

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and social distancing protocols, we are leading a series of online education and support programs for professionals and the community.

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A Day in the Life of the Partnership

The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey operates nearly 30 community and professional programs that help improve the health of women, children, and families across eight counties in northern New Jersey.  We directly reach approximately 40,000 people each year. Our staff of 140 employees work through innovative and evidence-based programs that […] Read More

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Partner Highlight: Center for Family Resources

Collaboration is central to the Partnership’s work in the community. We work with other non-profit and community organizations to best meet the needs of the people we serve. Mariekarl Vilceus-Talty, President and CEO, recently had the pleasure of meeting with Elaine V. Ruhl, Executive Director of the Center for Family Resources and touring their Ringwood […] Read More

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Reviewing Loss to Improve Outcomes: A Conversation with Dr. Frank Manginello

For nearly 30 years, Frank Manginello, MD, has served on the Fetal Infant Mortality Review Committee and recently announced that he is stepping down from the committee. Dr. Manginello is a renowned neonatologist who spent 40 years at The Valley Hospital, where he served as the Director of Neonatology and Children’s Services before retiring in […] Read More

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Events

Virtual Support Groups

We offer a variety of virtual support groups for women and families, including grief support, breastfeeding education, postpartum depression, and groups for pregnant and new mothers.  Connect with other people who are going through similar experiences and learn new tools to cope. Learn more and register. Read More

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Resources

Get the Facts about Maternal Immunizations

Many expectant parents have questions about vaccines during pregnancy.  Please reference and share these helpful videos and printable resources. Jump to a section: COVID and Pregnancy (English)  Flu and Whooping Cough (English) COVID and Pregnancy (Spanish)  Flu and Whooping Cough (Spanish) COVID and Breastfeeding (English)   COVID and Pregnancy (English) Print or share the “COVID […] Read More

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Resources for Families in Need of Formula

Resources and information for families who are affected by the formula shortage. INFORMATION AND FACT SHEETS Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine– ABM Statement on Shortage of Breastmilk Substitutes American Academy of Pediatrics – With the baby formula shortage, what should I do if I can’t find any? Department of Health and Human Services – Information for […] Read More

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Resources for Families Coping with Perinatal and Infant Loss

Miscarriage, perinatal loss, or the death of an infant is devastating for families.  Coping with loss can be isolating and it can be difficult to find support.  We’ve compiled resources to help families grieve and connect during this difficult time. Featured Resources: Hope for Healing: A Guide to Depression After Pregnancy and Infant Loss Available […] Read More

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