Tiwa Babies Home Visiting

Tiwa Babies is a home visiting program serving all families in Taos County. We support families through their journeys in pregnancy and parenting, offering services that grow alongside caregivers and their children.

Our Family Support Specialists partner with families during pregnancy and throughout the first 5 years of their child’s life. They offer flexible in-home support, providing warm and informative care as they help families navigate this tender time in their children’s lives.

By providing families with important developmental information, guiding them through challenges and milestones, and connecting them with resources, we improve outcomes for children, strengthening our community for generations to come.

Parenting Services:

  • One-on-one personal visits
  • Developmental Screenings
  • Monthly Family-Centered Activities
  • Connection to Resources

Our family support service providers meet with families 1-2x a month at home, at our office, or in the community. They partner with families to develop flexible plans that are adapted to their child’s age and that address their unique needs. . Services and plans grow with families as they navigate parenting.

Parents as Teachers Curriculum:

Tiwa Babies uses the Parents as Teacher’s Home Visiting Model and Curriculum aimed at building strong communities, thriving families, and children who are healthy safe and ready to learn. The curriculum focuses on:

  • Parent-Child interaction
  • Development-Centered Parenting
  • Family Well-Being
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Developmental Topics:

Tiwa Babies home visits focuses on 8 essential topics:

  • Attachment
  • Discipline¬†
  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Safety
  • Sleep
  • Transitions & Routines
  • Healthy Births

Prenatal Services:

Tiwa Babies follows the Parents as Teachers Curriculum for expecting parents as they prepare for their new addition. Personal visits give a guided month-to-month overview of how baby is developing, what to expect, and support healthy attachment even before birth. In addition our Family Support Specialists provide guidance on several prenatal and postpartum topics:

  • Prenatal Care & Nutrition
  • Mother and Family Health & Wellness
  • Preparation for Birth & Postpartum
  • Breastfeeding Support

In addition to the Parents as Teachers Curriculum, Tiwa Babies offers an additional, uniquely tailored curriculum that honors the journey of indigenous mothers-to-be. Developed by Tiwa Babies staff, “A Butterfly’s Journey,” respects individuality and embraces core values that are shared across indigenous communities. Like the diverse patterns of butterflies, we recognize and celebrate the beauty of each person’s path, empowering them with knowledge and support as they prepare for parenthood.¬†

For more information or to make a referral 

please call us at 575-770-0244