Health Care and Legal Resources for Immigrant Families

Children of immigrants are the fastest growing population of children in the United States. These families face unique challenges and barriers to accessing health coverage and care. If you are a home visitor with L.A. county’s Family Strengthening Network, you probably provide services to immigrant families, so we’ve gathered some recent resources and research that we hope will be useful.

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Videos: Second-Time Mom Talks About Benefits of ‘Welcome Baby’

Ashley, a second-time mom in Lancaster, California, never breastfed her first daughter. But that was six years ago and she was determined to breastfeed her new baby girl. Initially, it wasn’t easy — it was downright painful — but she credits her Welcome Baby parent coach for talking her through the challenges and helping her succeed.

“If we didn’t talk about that, I probably would not have breastfed — not at all,” she tells parent coach Maureen Farrell

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