Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Helpline

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Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies LogoGot a question?  Give us a call.  The helpline provides information and referrals for health and social services across the state of Nebraska.  Call our toll-free helpline with your questions about:                               

Skilled nurses staff the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Helpline 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.   Language services are available.  Call 1-800-862-1889 today.  All calls are confidential.  We’re waiting to help.  Take the first step for you and your baby…

While no one can promise a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby, you can improve your chances of having a healthy baby by:

  •             Taking folic acid pills before, during and between pregnancies.
  •             Starting prenatal care early, as soon as you think you’re pregnant.
  •             Getting regular prenatal care.
  •             Avoiding alcohol, tobacco, and drugs while pregnant.
  •             Breastfeeding your baby.
  •             Placing your baby on his/her back to sleep on a hard firm mattress in a crib.


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For more information, please contact:

Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026

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