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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What’s New

Video and Podcast Contest Aims to Raise COVID-19 Vaccination Awareness Throughout New Jersey Colleges and Universities

The Step Up Vax Up Contest, Sponsored by the Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, is Offering Cash Prizes to Promote COVID-19 Education through Digital Content Creation The Partnership for Maternal and Child Health of Northern New Jersey, in collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Health, recently announced the launch […] Read More

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Centering on Maternal Health Outcomes at St. Joseph’s Health

In 2020, St. Joseph’s Health implemented the CenteringPregnancy® model of obstetrics in their DePaul Ambulatory Center in Paterson.  Mariekarl Vilceus-Talty, MA, BSN, Partnership President and CEO, and Sarah Muller-Robbins, Director of Education, had the opportunity to visit a centering group and discuss this innovative program. CenteringPregnancy®, created by the Centering Healthcare Institute, is designed to […] Read More

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Cooking & Conversation Serves Food for Thought

On Wednesday, November 17, guests gathered in South Orange for the inaugural Cooking & Conversation, a culinary experience and fundraiser for the Partnership. The hybrid event was held at the Loft at SOPAC for vaccinated guests and was broadcast live online for virtual attendees. Joseph V. Schwab, MD, Chair of the Board of Trustees, welcomed […] 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

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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Labor & Delivery Policies During COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak is a scary and anxious time for our community, especially pregnant women.  We’ve compiled a list of our member hospitals in northern New Jersey and their current policies regarding visitation, labor, and delivery.  Please share this resource. If you are pregnant or a new mother and need assistance, we offer a variety […] Read More

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Family Support Programs

Our Family Support Programs are available during the COVID-19 outbreak. Learn more. Read More

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