Home / Services / Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) / Healthy Beginnings Plus

Healthy Beginnings Plus

Healthy Beginnings Plus is a program of comprehensive maternity care designed to promote a healthy pregnancy for you and to support you in giving your baby the best possible start in life. Services that are available as needed through Healthy Beginnings Plus include:

  • Confirmation of your pregnancy and determination of your due date
  • Regular prenatal check-ups
  • Assessment for genetic risk factors and referrals for counseling or testing as needed
  • Specialized care for any medical or obstetrical problems that may complicate your pregnancy and/or affect your baby’s well-being
  • Laboratory testing, ultrasounds, and other specialized studies as indicated
  • Counseling regarding healthy eating and general wellness
  • Support for reducing or stopping cigarette smoking
  • Childbirth education, including tours of the birthing suite and postpartum area within Crozer-Chester Medical Center
  • Social service counseling, including emotional support and referrals for drug and/or alcohol use as needed
  • Parenting classes
  • Postpartum follow-up care

Appointments may be made by calling 610-447-2200. Medical Assistance (MA) and all of the managed HealthChoice plans cover the cost of Healthy Beginnings Plus services. All uninsured patients are supported in applying for Medical Assistance during their first prenatal visit. Most uninsured pregnant women will qualify for coverage. For anyone ineligible for MA, a self-pay maternity package is available. A financial counselor is available to assist you.


The following Crozer Health hospital provides Healthy Beginnings Plus:

Crozer-Chester Medical Center
One Medical Center Boulevard
Upland, PA 19013

Call 1-800-254-3258 for more information or to schedule an appointment.