Maternal & Child Health Services

Monroe County Health Department Maternal and Child Health ServicesThe Monroe County Health Department offers a variety of programs to support the health and well-being of pregnant women, parents, infants, and children.

  • Breastfeeding - Learn more about support available for breastfeeding parents, including local services offered. Call 734-240-7898 for more information.
  • Children's Special Health Care Services - Care coordination assistance to help families pay for their child's special needs and coordination of services. Call 734-240-7820 for more information.
    • Eligibility: Children under 21 years of age with qualifying special medical needs.
  • Helping Baby Grow - One free visit from an experienced registered nurse in the comfort of your home. Sign up for a newborn home visit while you are in the hospital or call 734-240-7800 for more information.
    • Eligibility: Any Monroe County family with a newborn baby! No income requirements to participate.
  • Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP) - Home visits and coordination of services by a nurse, social worker and/or dietitian. Education on labor, delivery, nutrition, smoking cessation, safe sleep, immunizations and child growth and development. Call 734-240-7886 for more information.
    • Eligibility: Medicaid-eligible pregnant women and infants up to one year and their families.
  • Medicaid/MI Child Application Assistance - Enrollment assistance for Michigan Medicaid/MI Child program is available through the Monroe County Health Department. Please call 734-240-7800 to schedule an appointment.
  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) - Program offering access to healthy food, nutrition education, and breastfeeding support for pregnant women, caregivers, and infants and children under age 5.