Supporting moms, empowering families

A helping hand for new moms

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Maternal Infant Health Program

The Maternal Infant Health Program offers personalized services to help you and your family have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.

Our team can provide education and assistance with:

  • Finding health care services and coverage
  • Locating community resources that are right for you
  • Accessing transportation services through Medicaid
  • Getting ready for your baby's birth
  • Understanding your baby's growth and development
  • Lifestyle and behavior changes
  • Recognizing mood changes that are unique to pregnancy and parenting

Eligibility

Available to pregnant women and infants under one year who are:

  • A resident of Kent or Montcalm County
  • On or eligible for Medicaid
More information

Grand Rapids - English / Spanish (PDFs)
Montcalm - English / Spanish (PDFs)

What inspires you most about the moms you work with?

A few team members answer the question, "What inspires you most about the moms you work with?"

Marva J., Community Health Worker
“They are very resilient, resourceful, and sacrifice so much of themselves to see their family succeed. They make it an obligation to be the best parent they can be for their children. I enjoy visiting with families to see their growth, self-sacrifice, determination and courage – it inspires me to continue supporting our moms.”
Emily V., RN, Care Manager
“Their strength. Every mom I work with shares the same strength, passion and joy in doing what’s best for her child. I feel honored when a mom allows me to be a small part of that journey with her.”
Kim W., RN, Care Manager
“Resiliency. Many of the moms I work with have had some sort of an adverse childhood experience, but they are motivated and want to do better for themselves and their children. Knowing that, my role as their care manager gives me an opportunity to mentor, encourage, educate, validate, and build resiliency in their lives.”
Dara O., Care Manager
"Their perseverance and love for their children. I'm always amazed at how clients despite having undergone childhood trauma, lack of resources, or lack of a social support system continue to have the will to keep fighting for their children and truly love their children.”
Marva J., Community Health Worker
“They are very resilient, resourceful, and sacrifice so much of themselves to see their family succeed. They make it an obligation to be the best parent they can be for their children. I enjoy visiting with families to see their growth, self-sacrifice, determination and courage – it inspires me to continue supporting our moms.”
Emily V., RN, Care Manager
“Their strength. Every mom I work with shares the same strength, passion and joy in doing what’s best for her child. I feel honored when a mom allows me to be a small part of that journey with her.”
Kim W., RN, Care Manager
“Resiliency. Many of the moms I work with have had some sort of an adverse childhood experience, but they are motivated and want to do better for themselves and their children. Knowing that, my role as their care manager gives me an opportunity to mentor, encourage, educate, validate, and build resiliency in their lives.”
Dara O., Care Manager
"Their perseverance and love for their children. I'm always amazed at how clients despite having undergone childhood trauma, lack of resources, or lack of a social support system continue to have the will to keep fighting for their children and truly love their children.”

Contact us

In Kent County

Healthier Communities Maternal Infant Health Program
665 Seward Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
Phone: 616.391.8601, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 4 pm
mihp@spectrumhealth.org

In Montcalm County

Spectrum Health United Lifestyles Maternal Infant Health Program
701 S Greenville West Drive, Suite 1
Greenville, MI 48838
Phone: 616.754.6185

Other services

The strong beginnings program offers additional services to eligible African American and Hispanic families in Kent county.