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16 Apr 2020

Pregnant and parenting in Philly? Free pregnancy, baby and toddler supplies during COVID-19

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April 16, 2020 Category: Health, Local Posted by:

Are you pregnant or caring for an infant or toddler? Read on for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s list of resources and free supplies available to you and your family during COVID-19.

Please note, the organizations listed are adapting operations daily to the COVID-19 crisis to ensure families’ health and safety. Call organizations before your visit to confirm their hours, updated services, and available resources.

Free Baby Food and Diapers

  • Residents can visit one of the sites below to pick up free food and baby supplies. Many sites require appointments, so make sure to check the list and call ahead. 

List Below:

Free Cribs

  • Maternity Care Coalition delivers free Pack n’ Play cribs to families so their babies have a safe space to sleep. Call 215-989-3589 or fill out the online form to request a crib delivery. 

Breastfeeding Support 

  • Pacify is a free, mobile app that gives you on-demand access to professional lactation (breastfeeding) experts who can help you with feeding your baby.
    • Download the Pacify app for Apple iPhone or Android devices — available in English or Spanish versions.
    • Enter the enrollment code PHILLY at signup for free 24/7 access.

Online / Virtual Pregnancy and Family Support Programs 

We know that COVID-19 adds another layer of uncertainty to the experiences of pregnancy and having an infant or toddler. The following programs offer support by phone or video for pregnant people and families with infants and toddlers.

Services may include: information and support, referral to resources, educational workshops, and no-contact baby supply delivery for clients.

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