Resources

Resources for professionals and organizations to care for, and help prepare pregnant and parenting teens are listed below.  Most resources are free, however some have a nominal fee.

Available Resources for Pregnant and Parenting Teens

Downloadable PDF version of resources table

Resource links Accessing Public Benefits

Primary Care

Affordable Care Act covered preventive services
http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/facts/factsheets
/2010/07/preventive-services-list.html

Healthy Teen Network – multiple topics:
http://www.healthyteennetwork.org/working-
pregnant-parenting-teens

Affordable Care Act resources by state: http://www.hhs.gov/healthcare/facts/
bystate/statebystate.html

And To Sign Up
https://www.healthcare.gov/

 Prenatal Care

Family Foundations for a Strong Start http://www.famfound.net/

Find A Home Visit Michigan Program
http://www.michigan.gov/
homevisiting/
0,5450,7-314-66234—,00.html

 Reproductive  Health

Bedsider resources related to birth control: http://providers.bedsider.org/

Interactive tools:
http://providers.bedsider.org/for-providers/
interactive-tools.html

Patient site:  http://bedsider.org/

Planned Parenthood in
Mid & South Michigan http://www.plannedparenthood.org/
planned-parenthood-
mid-south-michigan

Planned Parenthood in West & Northern Michigan http://www.plannedparenthood.org/
planned-parenthood-west-
northern-michigan

 Dental Health

CDC Oral Health Guidelines http://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/guidelines.htm

Michigan oral health programs http://www.michigan.gov/
mdch/0,1607,7-132-2942_
4911_4912_6226-112595–,00.html

 Nutrition

Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines for
Adolescents (California)

http://www.cdph.ca.gov/HealthInfo/healthyliving/
nutrition/Pages/
TeenGuidelines.aspx

And handouts http://www.cdph.ca.gov/HealthInfo/healthyliving/
nutrition/Pages/NUPAAdolescentsGuidelines
Handouts.aspx

MDCH WIC main page http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/
fh/wic/bf/morebfinfo.html

 Physical  Activity

Nutrition and Physical Activity Guidelines for
Adolescents (California)
http://www.cdph.ca.gov/HealthInfo/
healthyliving/nutrition/Pages/TeenGuidelines.aspx

And handouts http://www.cdph.ca.gov/HealthInfo/healthyliving/
nutrition/Pages/NUPAAdolescents
GuidelinesHandouts.aspx

 Mental Health

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry http://www.aacap.org/AACAP/Families_and_Youth/
Facts_for_Families/Facts_for_Families_Pages/
When_Children_Have_Children_31.aspx

Michigan Department of Community
Health – Get Help Now – Behavior Health Program By County
http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/
0,4612,7-132-2941_4871_
29887—,00.html

 Educational  Support

Rights of pregnant and parenting students
from National Women’s Law Center
http://www.nwlc.org/our-issues/
education-%2526-title-ix/
pregnant-%2526-parenting-students

Michigan Helping Hand site guide contacts for health, housing, family support, unemployment and jobs & training http://www.michigan.gov/helpinghand

 Child  Development

Family Foundations for Strong Start http://www.famfound.net/

Find A Home Visit Program In Michigan:
http://www.michigan.gov/
homevisiting/0,5450,7-
314-66234—,00.html

 Housing  Support

MDCH Housing Work Group http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/
0,4612,7-132–307956–,00.html

 http://www.mi211.org/

 Household  Management

The Village for Families & Children, Inc. (Hartford, CT)
http://thevillage.org/

 Transportation

MDCH Transportation Work Group http://www.michigan.gov/mdch/
0,4612,7-132–307611–,00.html

Michigan Department of
Transportation public transit
(Mi Commute) – includes links
for ride sharing and bus services http://www.michigan.gov/
micommute/0,4623,7-214-53572_55403—,00.html

 For Fathers

The Young Parenthood Program:  A guide to helping young mothers and fathers become effective co-parents. Paul Florsheim (2014) $45 Paperback
https://global.oup.com/academic/product/
the-young-parenthood-program-
9780199309474?cc=us&lang=en&

 For Other  Family  Members /  Social support

MSU Extension – Co-parenting, relationship
skills, family and support system development: http://www.togetherwecan.fcs.msue.msu.edu/
Curriculum/tabid/54/Default.aspx

http://www.mi211.org/