Stork’s Nest is focused on increasing the number of women receiving early and regular prenatal care to prevent cases of low birthweight, premature births, and infant deaths. It is a 40-year collaborative project of the March of Dimes Foundation and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., and is offered through the sorority’s Chester chapter, Rho Chi Zeta.
The program employs education and incentives to promote early and adequate prenatal care and encourage healthy behaviors during pregnancy. Clients can earn points toward incentives – such as maternity or baby care items – through a variety of positive, health-promoting activities, including:
Consider our home visiting programs, Healthy Start and Nurse Family Partnership that are here to support you with improved maternal and children’s health care.
The Stork’s Nest education series is now offered virtually for pregnant women and expecting families. For more information or to sign up for this program, please contact our Education Specialist at 267.896.3258.