The Healthy Start Risk Screen is the first step in accessing Healthy Start’s free services. The risk screen is a simple, one-page questionnaire that is designed to identify any risk factors that could affect your health or the health of your baby. The answers to these questions are kept confidential and are used only to provide the best possible care for you and your baby.
It’s as easy as that – and it’s up to you! Click on the following link to view the prenatal screen. Prenatal Screen
Once your baby is born, you will be asked if you want your infant screened for risk factors, say YES! This Postnatal Screen provides you with valuable information that indicates whether the infant is at risk for health problems or developmental delays, and provides wonderful, free services to those who are.
Existing legislature requires all prenatal care providers and birthing facilities in Florida to offer all pregnant women and newborns the Healthy Start Prenatal and /or Infant Risk Screen.
Even if you think you don’t need help, your answers will assist in gathering data that can improve health care for all of Florida’s moms and babies. Pregnancy risks can happen to any woman: say “YES” to the Healthy Start Risk Screen to see if you or your baby is at risk!