Category: Family Health

Car Safety Seat Information

Improper use of car safety seats poses a significant risk to the lives of young children. The leading cause of death for children from ages 1 to 10 is motor vehicle crashes. In 2005, 1,335 children ages 14 and younger were killed in car crashes in the United States.1 While approximately 80 percent of Marylanders use […]

Stork’s Nest: A Free Prenatal Education Program for At-Risk County Women and Their Babies

Now Accepting Referrals The Anne Arundel County Department of Health, Baltimore Washington Medical Center, the March of Dimes Maryland Chapter and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Rho Eta Zeta Chapter have partnered to create a Stork’s Nest program for women living in Anne Arundel County. Stork’s Nest is a free prenatal education program designed to help […]

Healthy Babies Coalition

Healthy Babies Coalition and Newsletters The Anne Arundel County Department of Health coordinated the Healthy Babies Coalition from 2006 to 2010 to address maternal and child health disparities among African Americans in the County. The coalition consisted of government agencies, health care providers, social service providers, churches, community organizations and County residents. View the Healthy […]

Educational Materials

Welcome to the Anne Arundel County Healthy Babies Webpage for health care providers, social service providers and other professionals. The links below will direct you to a variety of pregnancy and infant health resources as well as free educational materials that can be ordered or downloaded.  Alcohol and Drug Use in Pregnancy This sheet contains […]