Welcome Baby

Pregnancy and the birth of your baby can be exciting and challenging. We are here to help you through your journey into parenthood.

Program Overview:
Queen of the Valley Hospital is a proud participant of Welcome Baby a First 5 LA program. Welcome Baby is a universal home visitation program, for pregnant and postpartum women living in and outside Best Start communities and giving birth at a participating hospital.

Queen of the Valley Hospital is the only hospital in the San Gabriel Valley that offers the Welcome Baby program. It services the El Monte/ South El Monte Best Start community and surrounding communities (please contact our office for eligibility).

This program is offered at no cost to women of all income levels who are planning to deliver at Queen of the Valley Hospital.

How it Works:
Welcome Baby is a free, voluntary program offering support, education, and linkage to community resources. You can enroll during your pregnancy (up to 38 weeks) or in the hospital after delivery.

As part of Welcome Baby, you will receive:

  • One-on-one visits in the home, at the hospital and by phone
  • RN, Parent Coach and Hospital Liaison provide personalized support during pregnancy through 9 months
  • Provide support and information on:
    • Nutrition for mom and baby
    • Labor and delivery
    • Home safety before and after birth
    • Breastfeeding support from a certified Lactation Educator
    • Parenting and baby's development
    • Referrals to community resources

Number of visits and support are determined by place of residence and level of need.

These programs work together to connect you with services that best suit you and yout baby's needs.

To learn more about Welcome Baby and sign up for the program (or if you know someone who will benefit from it), please call 626-851-2749. Se habla en Espanol.

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