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New Baby Information

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Having a newborn baby is an amazing experience but you may have questions or need help finding resources for your family. ParentHelp123 can help you find information about:

Free or Low Cost Insurance

Washington State has health insurance programs that provide free or low cost health insurance to women and their babies who meet the income guidelines. You may qualify for these programs.

Food Assistance Programs

If you need help buying food, you may qualify for the Women, Infants, and Children Nutrition Program (WIC) or the Basic Food Program (food stamps). Other food assistance may be available where you live.

Dental Health

Taking care of your baby’s gums and teeth is important. Read more about what you can do to keep your baby’s teeth healthy.


If you are planning to breastfeed your baby or have questions about problems you are having breastfeeding, we can help you find support.

Parent Support

After you have your baby, there are support groups for new moms where you can ask questions and meet other new mothers. We can also help you find things you may need for you baby such as clothes or diapers.

Health After your Baby

Taking care of yourself after you have your baby is important. Read more about what you can do.


If you are returning to work, you need to find a child care provider or center that you can afford. We can help you find a child care provider in your area.

Childhood Immunizations

Immunizations protect your baby from serious illnesses.

Child Development

Your baby will grow and develop so quickly. As a parent you may have questions about when they should be doing certain things like smiling or sitting up.

Child with Special Needs

If you are concerned about your child’s development or if your child has special needs, there are resources available to you.