The goal of the program is to inform women in the surrounding Houston area, on what it takes to carry their babies to full term (40 weeks or 9 months) and to help prevent premature births, birth defects, low birth weight and newborn deaths.
Our prenatal education sessions are held at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church. Each session support healthy pregnancies, which promotes managing healthy lifestyles during pregnancy, manage stress and support a healthy diet. The program meets on Saturday’s from 10:00 am to Noon.in the William A. Lawson Christian Life Center.
Wheeler Avenue 5cs outreach services is not zip code restricted. Participants are welcome around the Greater Houston area and surrounding cities. Participants do not have to be a member of Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church to participate in the Honey Child Prenatal Education Program.
ABOUT THE HONEY CHILD PROGRAM
Welcome to the Honey Child Prenatal Education Program at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church. The free prenatal education program is to help African-American women carry their babies to full term pregnancy (40 weeks or 9 months). Each session will educate women on practices that prevent premature birth, birth defects, low birth weight and newborn deaths. Participants must be African-American, at least 17-44 years of age and no more than 4 months pregnant.
Participants are not asked about the number of prior pregnancies they’ve had, their religious affiliation, their marital status nor educational or economic status.