Monthly Archives: July 2009

Volunteer Spotlight: Lauren Pantages

MOMS Orange County recently received handmade baby blankets generously donated by 14 year-old volunteer, Lauren Pantages. We spent some time speaking to Lauren about herself and her experience. [Read More]

July 22nd, 2009|

Empowering Moms and Creating Community

After meeting one another at a MOMS Orange County class for their 0-5 month old newborns, Orange County women find community and are empowered to pass on their new insights to others while maintaining lasting friendships. [Read More]

July 16th, 2009|

Mommy & Me Graduates!

On July 13, 2009, MOMS Orange County was proud to celebrate the graduation of its Mommy & Me 12-24 month cohort.  Donning their “cap and gowns”, the toddlers and their families proudly accepted their graduation certificates which marked their full completion of the MOMS Orange County class.   [Read More]

July 16th, 2009|

Mother-Baby News

Check out these MOMS Orange County-related articles: Photo courtesy of USA Today Study aims to prevent the baby blues (Orange County Register) *Click here to read more* "Having a baby triggers some serious emotions. For many, that includes depression.  For some 10 percent of new moms, those feelings of emotional distress turn more severe – [Read More]

July 1st, 2009|

MOMS Orange County Receives $30,000 Grant

MOMS Orange County received a $30,000 grant award from George Hoag Family Foundation to support its core programs and services.  The funds provided by the grant will go towards MOMS Maternal-Child Health Coordination services which provide access to prenatal care, health screenings, health education and referral services to 5,000 mothers and babies each year. [Read More]

July 1st, 2009|
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