Your building blocks to health

HEALTHY BEGINNINGS

Healthy Beginnings offers programs aimed at prevention, education and early intervention to enhance the health and lives of infants, young children and pregnant and/or breastfeeding women.

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Health for Mothers

Pregnancy

No matter what stage of pregnancy, there are important steps you can take to take care of yourself and your baby.

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Health for Babies

Breast Feeding

Lactation Consultants and Peer Counselors are on staff to provide breastfeed education and support at no cost for Healthy Beginnings clients.

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Health for Kids

WIC Indiana

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is a nationally recognized nutrition program providing nutritional resources for growing kids.

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Dental Health

For Beautiful Smiles

Healthy teeth are the beginning of a beautiful smile. We are committed to helping form good habits for a lifetime of dental health.

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Pregnancy

Resources concerning your pregnancy to keep you and your baby healthy.


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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is one of the best things you can do for your baby. Find out why.


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WIC Indiana

WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is a nationally recognized nutrition program.


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Dental

Children need early and regular visits to begin good dental habits.


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Dr. Dan Nafziger

COUNTY HEALTH OFFICER


The Health Officer is entrusted with the responsibility of addressing the public health concerns of Elkhart County. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Dr. Dan Nafziger

Our Management Team

SUPERVISORS


Healthy Beginnings: Portrait of Melanie Sizemore

WIC & Maternal Child Health Manager

Melanie Sizemore


Melanie Sizemore serves in the capacity as the WIC and Maternal Child Health (MCH) Manager.


Healthy Beginnings: Portrait of Marti Conrad

Healthy Babies Supervisor

Marti Conrad


Marti Conrad has worked at Healthy Beginnings for almost 30 years!


Healthy Beginnings: Portrait of Ruth Navarette

Robbins Dental Supervisor

Ruth Navarrete


Ruth has been working in the dental field for 15 years and with Healthy Beginnings since 2005.


Healthy Beginnings: Portrait of Teri Friedaur

Clerical Supervisor

Teri Friedauer


Teri is a home grown girl that has worked in Elkhart County for over 40 years.


Healthy Beginnings: Portrait of Katherine Wright

WIC Coordinator

Katherine Wright


Katherine Wright is dedicated to improve the health of women, infants and children.


Healthy Beginnings: Portrait of Jessica Miller

Breastfeeding Coordinator

Jessica Miller


Jessica Miller has been with the Elkhart County WIC Program for the past 10 years.


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OFFICE HOURS


MON:
10AM-2PM | 3-7PM
TUE:
9:30AM-12:30PM | 1:00PM-6:00PM
WED – THU:
8:30AM-12:30PM | 1PM-5PM
FRI:
8:30AM-12:30PM
SAT-SUN:
CLOSED

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1400 Hudson St., Elkhart
117 N. 2nd Street, Goshen
109 E. Market St., Nappanee

info@healthybeginningselkhart.org

Elkhart: (574) 522-0104Elkhart: (574) 522-6702 (Dental)Goshen: (574) 535-6765

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Who We Are

Healthy Beginnings offers programs aimed at prevention, education and early intervention to enhance the health and lives of infants, young children and pregnant and/or breastfeeding women. Healthy Beginnings is part of the Elkhart County Health Department.

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