Healthy Beginnings Plus - WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital

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General Information
Description of ProgramFunded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Healthy Beginnings Plus is a program for pregnant women who are income eligible. During pregnancy income eligibility increases to 185% above Federal Poverty Guidelines. Services provided by the program include:
- medical care provided by a doctor or nurse midwife
- pre-natal education by a nurse educator
- assistance of a special counselor
- nutrition instruction
- childbirth education
- parenting and baby tips classes
- breastfeeding classes
- smoking cessation programs
- access to dental care through affiliation with Welsh Mountain Dental Clinic

Program site:
Medical office building adjacent to the main hospital (Lower Level-Suite 157)
Geographic AreaLancaster, Berks, Ephrata
Hours of OperationOffice: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4:30pm
Clinic: Monday, 12:30pm to 4:30pm
Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30am to 12:30pm
Contact Information
Contact's NameKathy Edwards
Contact's PositionNurse Coordinator
Contact's Phone717-738-6635
Physical Site Address 1169 Martin Avenue
Physical Site City, State, ZipEphrata, PA 17522
Mailing Address 1169 Martin Ave
Mailing Address 2PO Box 1002
Mailing City, State, ZipEphrata, PA 17522-1002
Main Phone717-738-6635
Other Phone717-738-6695
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
WellSpan Health
This Program: Healthy Beginnings Plus - WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital
Affiliated Services: Healthy Beginnings Plus - WellSpan Ephrata Community Hospital