Maternal and Infant Health Program (MIHP)
Pregnancy - Prenatal - Postpartum
is a program for all Michigan women with Medicaid health insurance who are pregnant and all infants with Medicaid. It is a benefit of their insurance. MIHP provides support to promote healthy pregnancies, good birth outcomes, and healthy infants.
To improve Maternal and Infant health and well being by providing nursing and psychosocial services. Our goal is to increase access to health care, health education and health insurance. This is done to strengthen families in Allegan County.
The Goal is to help pregnant women and infants who may be at risk for health problems.
The MIHP program is designed to:
- Improve pregnant women and infants well being
- Provide nursing and psychosocial services
- Increase access to healthcare, health education and health insurance.
- Follow this link for a Medicaid Application: http://healthcare4mi.com
Support Services may be for you:
- If you are pregnant and enrolled in Medicaid
- If you are a pregnant teen who has Medicaid or a Medicaid Health Plan
- If you are a new mother with Medicaid
- If you have a child less than 1 year old who has Medicaid
During home visits we can assist with:
- Health information for you and your baby
- Learning healthier ways to eat
- Someone to talk to about being pregnant, about your baby, or other concerns
- Learning about being a parent
- What vaccines your baby will need
Provide links to resources for you and your baby:
- Referrals to other services such as WIC, Family Planning, Immunization Clinics, STD Clinics
- Travel monies available for appointments if not covered by Health Plans
Mission: To provide support and information to parents who have lost a child to SIDS.
Objectives:To provide public health department support services by phone contact or a home visit by a public health nurse to all Allegan County parents and families who experience SIDS and other unexpected infant deaths.
Contact: (269) 673-5411