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Maternal Infant Health Program (MIHP)


Monroe County Health Department MIHP Referral Form

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

Please call 734-240-7886 for more information or to schedule an appointment!

Additional Information:
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) - Maternal Infant Health Program

Educational Resources:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Pregnancy
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) - Baby
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) - Safe Sleep for Your Baby

Office on Women's Health (OWH) - Breastfeeding