Maternal & Child Wellness

Optimal Pregnancy Outcome Program (OPOP)


The OPOP Program is for low income pregnant women and is designed as a supplemental service, not to replace obstetrical care by a private physician.

Services include:


  • Child Passenger Safety
  • Nursing assessment
  • Health education
  • Social work assessment
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Prenatal vitamins provided
  • WIC vouchers for those eligible
To schedule an appointment, or for more information, contact us at 701-355-1540.

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Babies and Mothers Beyond Birth Education (BAMBBE)


The BAMBBE Program is a newborn home visit offered as a follow-up to hospital discharge. Shortly after your baby's hospital discharge, a Registered Nurse/Certified Lactation Counselor will call you to schedule an appointment for a home visit. There is no charge for this service.

Services offered during the visit include:


  • Weigh baby
  • Physical assessment of baby
  • Physical assessment of mother, as needed
  • Feeding assessment and education
  • Safety education
  • Immunization information
  • Newborn care education
  • Information about programs for newborns/families
  • Answer questions related to care of mom and baby

Ask about the BAMBBE Program while in the hospital or contact us at 701-355-1540.

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Well Baby Clinic


Well Baby clinics are offered for infants 0-12 months. Income eligibility required.

Services include:

  • Physical exam by a family practice resident
  • Denver Developmental II screening
  • Nutritional counseling and education
  • Immunization update and administration
  • Health education
  • Literature provided
  • WIC vouchers for those eligible
To schedule an appointment, or for more information, contact us at 701-355-1540.

Breastfeeding Services


Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health has lactation counselors available for phone counseling, in office and limited home visits.

For more information, or to speak to a lactation counselor, contact us at 701-355-1540.

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  1. Public Health


    Physical Address
    500 E. Front Ave.
    Bismarck, ND 58504


    Directions

    Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 5503
    Bismarck, ND 58504

    Phone: 701-355-1540
    Fax: 701-221-6883