Maternal clinic staff provides a broad range of health care services, such as, complete pre-natal and post-natal care by an OBGYN Nurse Practitioner, with appropriate oversight by a qualified OBGYN physician, nutritional counseling, pregnancy education, laboratory testing and ultrasound. Prenatal vitamins and iron are provided to maternity patients at no cost. Although pregnancies determined to be “High Risk,” are immediately referred to appropriate care medical care, most pregnancies are followed in the health department maternity clinic for 39 weeks, at which time they are referred to appropriate medical care for completion of the pregnancy.
Pender County Health Department offers a Sliding Fee Scale Discount based on family size and income. Please call 910-259-1230 for a Sliding Fee Scale Application. No one will be denied services based on inability to pay.
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