Childbirth education classes are encouraged to help expectant parents learn about pregnancy and birthing process. We encourage patients to develop a birthing plan. The plan includes preferences about the delivery and birthing process, including options for comfort and support.
Healthy Start Program
Healthy Start is a Florida based program designed to help reduce premature labor. Healthy Start Services include education, support, and other resources to help improve pregnancy outcomes.
We suggest you watch the five-minute healthy start video
You can call the Sarasota County healthy start liaison If you have any questions about the screening.
Pregnancy and Health Insurance
Many insurance programs offer special programs for pregnancy. These can be educational resources and planning guides, As well as helpful information for planning childbirth and newborn care.
(HEALTHY START) The Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County is here to help pregnant women and new families before, during, and after pregnancy. We strive to provide you with the resources and support families need to have safe and healthy pregnancies and to give parents the tools required to ensure that all babies in Sarasota County get the healthy start they deserve.