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Maternal and Child Health Services

Monroe County Health Department
Maternal & Child Health Services 

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Maternal Infant Health Program

Children's Special Health Care Services

MI Child / Healthy Kids Enrollment

WIC

Breastfeeding

 

Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP)

MIHP is a Home Visiting program for pregnant women and infants with a Medicaid Health Plan.  MIHP provides support service with the ultimate goal of maintaining a healthy pregnancy and positive birth outcomes.

Services provided include:

  • Maternal and Infant health assessment completed by Registered Nurse or Licensed Social Worker
  • Registered Nurse, Licensed Social Worker and Registered Dietitian can provide home or office visits
  • Educate and answer questions regarding prenatal care and establishing services with Obstetrician and Pediatrician
  • Provide education & answer questions about being pregnant
  • Provide education & answer questions about caring for your infant
  • Breastfeeding support and assistance available from experienced breastfeeding educators
  • Answer questions about choosing, preparing and consuming healthy foods
  • Answer questions about family planning and birth control options
  • Assistance with housing and food resources
  • Safety options about abuse/violence in your life
  • Resources and tools to aid in the process of quitting smoking or substance abuse
  • Connection to a variety of community resources
  • Provide WIC services for Mom and Baby in your home

 For more information or to schedule an appointment please call 734-240-7800.

MI Child / Healthy Kids Enrollment

Enrollment assistance is available for MI Child and Healthy Kids insurance programs.

Appointments are required.  Please call 734-240-7800 to schedule an appointment.

Helping Baby Grow

A FREE one time Newborn Home Visit, by an experienced Registered Nurse, is offered by the Monroe County Health Department after the delivery of your baby.  An assessment of your baby's overall health will be completed, along with discussing safe sleep, assess nutional needs, review growth and devlopment, how to care for your baby and much more.  Every new baby's parent in Monroe County is eligible for this free program. 

Appointments are required.  Please call 734-240-7800 to schedule an appointment.