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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Virtual Programs

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What’s New

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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The Maternal Experience Survey: A Critical Tool for Patients and Healthcare Providers

Since the 1990s, the maternal mortality rate in the United States has risen.  In New Jersey, Black women are seven times more likely to die during childbirth than White women.  While infant deaths have declined in recent years, Black babies are up to three times more likely to die in their first year of life […] Read More

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It’s Flu Season: Protect Yourself, Protect Others

While seasonal influenza is detected year-round, in the United States, the peak season runs from mid-fall to late spring because the flu virus is more active and spreads faster when temperatures are cold. It’s important to emphasize that the highest number of flu cases are reported between December and February during most flu seasons when […] 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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2nd Annual Maternal Health and Perinatal Safety Symposium

Friday, November 1, 2019 7:30 am – 4:30 pm The Clinton Inn 145 Dean Drive, Tenafly, NJ 07670 Online registration is now closed.  There are a limited number of on-site registrations available beginning at 7:30 am.   This program is designed to provide physicians, nurses, social workers, and other healthcare providers with an update on […] 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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