The Howard County EMPOWER Initiative (EliMinate Premature Outcomes With Education and Resources) aims to build partnerships in the community to reduce premature birth rates in Howard County. This can be achieved by increasing awareness, educating the community about the causes of prematurity, and supporting women on what they can do to reduce their risk.
Moms and Moms-to-Be
HCHD and the Howard County Office of Children and Families are offering a limited number of scholarships for Howard County General Hospital's childbirth and infant health education classes. If you or someone you love is expecting, or recently welcomed a new baby, please complete this survey.
Howard County Office of Children and Families has two Home Visiting programs: