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Start Right in Marathon County
Start Right (PDF) provides education and support to families in Marathon County from pregnancy to age 5.
A public health nurse meets with mothers during pregnancy and after their babies are born. Mothers learn how to take care of their baby during and after pregnancy and are provided with breastfeeding information and comforting techniques.
Step by Step
A family educator is available to meet with families after the birth of a baby. Families receive information to help their baby grow and develop.
A family educator is available for families who have parenting questions or need support. Family educators are available via telephone, e-mail or in person by visiting a family resource center.
Family resource centers offer parenting groups for children of all ages, fun family events, one-on-one coaching and playgroups.
Eau Claire - (715) 835-5915
Janesville/Beloit - (608) 314-9006 / (608) 365-8553
Merrill - (715) 539-9228
Milwaukee - (414) 453-1400
Racine - (262) 633-3591
Rhinelander - (715) 361-2890
Wausau - (715) 848-1457
KinderReady (Madison) - (608) 442-4170
Start Right (Marathon County) - (715) 845-6747