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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 734-240-7800 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