A Helping Hand for New Moms

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

Team Support

A whole team will support you and your baby.

  • Nurses will visit you at home to make sure that you and your baby are doing well.
  • The team will coordinate your care with other health care providers.
  • Community health workers (moms like you) will provide support, education and help with community resources.
  • Social workers will help you adjust to pregnancy and parenthood, handle stress or overcome depression.
  • The team can provide breastfeeding support.

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Eligibility

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

  • A resident of Kent County
  • On or eligible for Medicaid.

Contact Us

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Maternal Infant Health Program
665 Seward Avenue NW
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49504
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616.391.8601
Phone: Open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Send an email: MIHP@spectrumhealth.org

Other Services

The Strong Beginnings program offers additional services to eligible African-American and Hispanic women in Grand Rapids.