Healthy Beginnings, a division of the Health Department, offers programs aimed at prevention, education and early intervention to enhance the health and lives of infants, young children and pregnant and/or breastfeeding women.

Contact

The People

Health Officer

Lydia K. Mertz, MD

(574) 523-2283

Healthy Beginnings Website

About Healthy Beginnings

Pregnancy

Resources concerning your pregnancy to keep you and your baby healthy.

Pregnancy Resources

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the best things you can do for your baby. Find out why.

Breastfeeding Resources

WIC Indiana

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is a nationally recognized nutrition program.

Learn about WIC

Dental

Children need early and regular visits to begin good dental habits.

Dental Services for Children