Postpartum Care

Nurse talking to mother holding a newborn baby

Registered nurses are available for in-home, office or community site visits with new mothers and infants who live in Johnson County. Nurses provide physical/social assessment, assistance with blood pressure monitoring and infant weight checks and education/counseling.

Postpartum services offered by the JCDHE Outreach Nurse Program:

  • Physical assessment
  • Weight checks
  • Education/counseling related to:
    • Infant care
    • Infant growth and development
    • Nutrition
    • Safety
    • Postpartum depression
    • Immunizations
    • Routine medical care

Call (913) 826-1228 for more information or to schedule a visit with a nurse. Proof of Johnson County, Kansas residency is required.