Maternal/Child

The North Shore-LIJ Home Care Network Maternal/Child Home Care program is designed to facilitate the discharge of maternity patients from hospital to home and provide education and home care services for the new mother and infant.

Services Provided


  • Each patient's care is managed by a maternal/child registered nurse, under the direction of the patient's physician
  • Team also includes lactation specialists, social workers and maternal child/pediatric RNs and physical therapists
  • Educational support for high-risk pregnancy, including recognition of signs and symptoms of early labor and compliance with physician's instructions
  • Postpartum care, including early identification and intervention for symptoms of maternal and newborn complications
  • Information and techniques for feeding infants, including breast feeding
  • Social Work as needed
  • Post-Caesarian Section care
  • Support and encouragement to follow up with obstetrician/gynecologist and pediatrician

Call The Home Care Network toll-free at (866) 651-4200 to discuss your personal home care needs.

Last Update

January 22, 2010
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