Teen and Pregnant Program

The Teen and Pregnant Program (TaP) provides prenatal and postpartum care for pregnant women up the age of 21 and 6 months of age.

Overview

As a patient in the Teen Pregnancy Clinic, you:

  • Meet with a doctor, nurse practitioner, social worker and dietitian
  • Participate in Centering Pregnancy (group care) where you can meet other pregnant teens
  • Understand safe sleep practices and other ways to care for your baby
  • Sign up for home visiting, WIC and other programs
  • Learn about how to have a healthy pregnancy and healthy habits
  • Learn about balancing parenthood with school and relationships
  • Choose the best birth control after baby’s birth to prevent another pregnancy 

Our Clinics

Parental consent is required at first visit for patients under the age of 18.

Adolescent Medicine Clinic- Livingston Ambulatory Center
380 Butterfly Gardens Drive
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 355-6350
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. with expanded hours Tuesday until 7:30 p.m.

Linden Primary Care Center
1390 Cleveland Ave.
Columbus, OH 43211
Hours: Monday and Friday, 8 a.m. - noon 

Your Care Team

TaP follows a multi-disciplinary approach to providing prenatal care. We work together as a team to assess patient needs and deliver services. Each team member has a unique role in the program.

Your care team may include:

Physician/ Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) 

  • Provides clinical prenatal and postpartum care

  • Monitors you and your baby's health throughout pregnancy 

Registered Nurse/ Medical Assistant 

  • Performs nursing assessment of prenatal/post-partum patients:

  • Provides patient education regarding contraception/LARC, safe sleep, labor precautions, breastfeeding, newborn care, etc.

Social Worker

  • Identifies and provides resources to address patients’ concrete needs and overcome barriers to care

Registered Dietitian

  • Performs initial dietary assessment

  • Helps patients reduce poor dietary habits and improve good health and wellness

  • WIC referrals

Questions/Concerns?

If you have an urgent question or concern after the clinic is closed, please call your delivery hospital Labor and Delivery Unit:

Doctor’s West Hospital
Phone: (614) 544-1007

Dublin Methodist Hospital
Phone: (614) 544-8024

Grant Medical Center
Phone: (614) 566-9241

Mount Carmel East Hospital
Phone: (614) 234-6000

Mount Carmel St. Ann’s Hospital
Phone: (614) 898-4216

Mount Carmel West Hospital
Phone: (614) 234-5089

Riverside Methodist Hospital
Phone: (614) 566-5388

Wexner Medical Center (OSU)
Phone: (614) 293-8497

If you have not chosen a hospital for delivery, please call The Wexner Medical Center at The Ohio State University: (614) 293-8045.

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