Winnebago County Health Department

Targeted Intensive Prenatal Program

Targeted Intensive Prenatal Program

Remember, Healthy Babies Begin within a Healthy Mom
 

Clients are referred to our agency by other social service agencies,
physician offices, and other departments within the Winnebago County Health Department.

 


Qualifying Risk Factors

  • Chronic diseases or illnesses that affect pregnancy
  • Previous pre-term births, infant loss/stillbirth 
  • Pre-pergnancy weight less than 100 pounds or greater than 300 pounds
  • Fifth pregnancy or third child within three years
  • HIV positive or repeated STD infections
  • Multi-fetus Pregnancy
  • Victim of Domestic Violence
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse during pregnancy
  • DSM IV Classification
  • Under the age of 15
  • Homeless or in temporary housing
  • Incarcerated or currently under house arrest
  • DCFS involvement  

Program Highlights and Overview

Through the TIP Program, 80 percent of participating clients will have early and adequate prenatal care and will deliver a baby weighing 5.5 pounds or more, reducing the low birth weight rate in WinnebagoCounty. TIP program will receive appropriate needs assessments, and will receive internal and external resources to assist them meet these goals. Targeted Intensive Prenatal Case Management is designed to increase infant survival and decrease health complications. These Risk Factors contribute to problems with outcomes for women who may be at high risk during their pregnancies. Women who participate in the TIP program receive appropriate needs assessments, evaluations and internal and external referrals and resources to help them reach their goals, regarding  issues related to the risk factors including proper prenatal care, dangers of smoking, substance abuse, STD’s, domestic violence, mental illness and chronic physical illnesses.

 

Locations


WCHD @

555 North Court Street

Rockford, IL 61103

 

Mailing Address:

401 Division Street

P.O. Box 4009

Rockford IL 61110-0509

Cost

Free to mothers that meet program requirements

How do I get services?

Clients are referred to our agency by other agencies, physician offices, and other departments within the Winnebago County Health Department.

Hours

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

Contact

815-720-4000