Special Delivery Nursing & Home Visiting Program

As a resident of Frederick County, you are eligible for a free home visit by a registered nurse after your baby is born. The nurse visits you in the comfort of your home.

If you are pregnant or have just given birth, call 301-600-3326 to schedule a visit.


  • Increase the well-being of your children
  • Celebrate, support and connect you with resources
  • Encourage you in confident parenting


This program has no financial admission requirements.

During the Home Visit

The visiting nurse is happy to answer any questions or concerns. 

Some topics we discuss:

  • safe sleep environment
  • feeding your infant
  • management of infant crying
  • postpartum depression
  • help with bathing, diapering and swaddling
  • we give assurance of what is normal for you and for baby
  • reminders of scheduled appointments with your providers