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Women & Infants Mobile Health

  

 

Mission and Vision

Cal Poly Center for Health Research and the NOOR Foundation are partnering to offer Women and Infants Mobile Health (WIMH). Our mission is to provide medical and preventive health care to uninsured women and infants who lack access to care in California’s Central Coast. Our vision is a world where all women and infants have access to high quality medical care and preventive health services.

Services

  • Preconception health
  • Pregnancy diagnosis and ongoing care
  • Women’s annual health exams
  • Immunizations
  • Preventive health services for weight, eating, lifestyle, and activity
  • Referrals to partners in a network of medical, social, educational, and other community providers

Impacts

Moms

  • Experience fewer pregnancy and delivery complications
  • Connect with community resources Achieve healthier weight, eating, & activity habits

Infants

  • Experience healthier weight at birth and during the first year of life
  • Attend recommended pediatric visits

Other Young Family Members

  • Engage in hands-on learning & active play with Cal Poly Health Ambassadors

Participate in research to improve maternal and child health

  • Factors that influence intrauterine health
  • Technology to bolster self-regulation skills Modifying infant food preferences
  • Reducing distracted feeding
  • Improving maternal activity, sleep, and mood
  • Optimizing mothers’ and infants’ intestinal microbiota
  • Reducing exposure to harmful environmental pollutants

Our partners in care

  • Cal Poly and NOOR
  • Marian Regional Medical Center Family Practice and Ob/Gyn Residency Program
  • Network of nonprofit agencies and community providers


Women & Infants Mobile Health Unit Calendar

 

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