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First Steps

Help for This Generation, Hope for the Next

At First Steps to Healthy Babies, we care about moms and babies. Our goal is to help you have a safe and healthy pregnancy so you can give your baby his or her best start in life.

We understand that drug and alcohol use, and addiction are complicated, but we believe that all women have the power to have a healthy, sober pregnancy with the right support, education and services.

The First Steps to Healthy Babies program offers:

  • Help starting prenatal care
  • One-on-one visits during your prenatal appointments
  • Home visits

First Steps to Healthy Babies

First Steps to Healthy Babies program offers education and intervention for substance abuse during pregnancy.

Prenatal Care

Don't skip prenatal care. Get it early and regularly to give your baby the best start in life.


Break Free From Drugs and Alcohol

Through the First Steps to Healthy Babies program, we offer:

  • No judgment or shame
  • Help to stop using drugs and alcohol during your pregnancy
  • Help connecting you with services and resources to meet your daily needs
  • Help with chemical health assessments and alcohol and drug services
  • Connections with services to treat your addiction
  • Help with breaking free from your dependence on opiates (heroin, morphine, codeine, oxycodone, etc.)

Find a Location Near You

Call any of the locations below to learn more or make an appointment. 

Sanford Bemidji Medical Center

Ali (218) 333-6509 or Kellie (218) 333-5821
Sanford Bemidji OB/GYN (218) 333-5289

Beltrami County Office

Kami (218) 333-8313

Red Lake Family and Children’s Services

Jean (218) 679-1223

This project was made possible by PrimeWest Health’s Community Reinvestment Grant Program.

Bemidji, MN

Beltrami Co. MN

Red Lake, MN