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 Post Partum Home Care Visits

Chickasaw County Public Health Nursing would like to provide support to mothers and babies in their home environment. We offer home care nursing follow-up after the birth of your baby in your home.

* Assessing and monitoring maternal physical and emotional recovery.
* Teaching the mother to care for the physical and emotional changes which occur during the post partum period.
* Assisting with the initiation of breast feeding and providing support to promote its success.
* Fostering positive parent/infant relationships.
* Teaching about the needs and care of the newborn and siblings.
* Evaluate the baby on growth and development and assess for any abnormalities that may require further investigation and/or assessment by a physician.
* Evaluate maternal status with regard to the normal processes after delivery.
* Assess and support integration of the baby into the home environment.
* Review plans for future health maintenance and care, including routine infant immunizations, identification of illness and periodic health evaluations.
* Coordinating care among the family’s health care providers and community resources.

Hospitals, Physicians, Family, Friends or caregiver referrals are accepted. For any further information contact us at (641) 394-4053 or Toll Free @ 1-800-579-5815.


Chickasaw County Public Health Nursing Services • New Hampton, IA • (641) 394-4053