Young Moms Connect


Happy, healthy moms and happy, healthy babies are the backbone of healthy communities!

  • YOUR HEALTH - This section is all about taking care of YOU! It contains a variety of information about your general health as a young woman.
  • SEXUAL HEALTH - Need help tracking your monthly periods? Use the information in this section to learn how to protect yourself against unintended pregnancy.
  • RELATIONSHIPS - Are you pregnant and wondering how you will ever be able to tell your parents? Are you feeling alone and scared and in need of support?. We can help.
  • PREGNANCY - You've come to the right place. Here you will find ideas to help keep you and your growing baby healthy during your pregnancy.
  • PARENTING - You'll find helpful information in this section on everything from soothing a crying baby, to keeping your baby safe while he or she sleeps and more.
  • YOUR FUTURE - This section contains ways to identify your personal skills and interests, make plans and think about a career.
  • MILITARY MOMS - This section is for women in military families, because you deal with issues 'civillian moms' may not face every day. You are not alone.


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Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for Young Moms through Social Media

Life Happens, Plan for It

a TV ad that discusses the importance of planning your life and not leaving things such as pregnancy to chance

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Young Moms Connect was created specifically for young women who are pregnant and/or parenting and are looking for health and safety information and resources for themselves or their child. You will find information here on a variety of topics, including:Your Health, Sexual Health, Relationships, Pregnancy (both pre-natal and post-natal) and Parenting, Your Future and Military Moms.

Are you looking for advice on juggling young motherhood with work or school? Want to know exactly what is happening in your body through the different stages of your pregnancy? Trying to find out what vaccinations you or your baby might need? Do you want information on maintaining a healthy weight before, during and after your pregnancy?

Young Moms Connect is here to help! We can connect you with resources in your local community and with other young moms who might share your experiences. We can also tell you where to get help if you want to quit smoking or are in an abusive relationship, or if you need to find healthcare coverage for yourself or your child.

Young Moms Connect is a collaborative partnership made possible through federal funding provided to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services -- Division of Public Health, Women and Children’s Branch.

Funding is provided directly to the following five North Carolina counties through August 2013: Bladen, Rockingham, Onslow, Wayne, and Nash.

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Last Updated: September 2013