Maternal Infant Home Visiting Program

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Baptist Health MIHOW is a home visiting program for pregnant women and families. Trained community outreach workers are assigned to mothers in their own neighborhoods, teaching them and mentoring them about pregnancy, delivery, breastfeeding, positive parenting, nutrition, and more.

Our community outreach workers stay with our mothers from pregnancy until the baby’s 2nd birthday.

No Cost Services Include:

  • Home Visiting
  • Translation Services Available
  • Medicaid, WIC, Public Service Asst. Provided
  • Access to Clinical Staff at our Pregnancy Wellness Center
  • Free pregnancy testing
  • Medicaid Referral Letter provided on-site
  • Safe Sleep Assessment
  • Car Seat Installation
  • Safety Baby Shower
  • Health Screenings (blood pressure and blood sugar screenings for the mother)
  • Newborn Assessments
  • Weight and Height Assessments
  • Breastfeeding Assessments
  • CPR Classes

Education includes:

  • Healthy Pregnancy
  • Preparing for Childbirth
  • Stages of Labor
  • Recovery and Postpartum Care (after delivery)
  • Newborn Care
  • Developmental Milestones
  • Nutrition

For more information about Baptist Health MIHOW or to enroll please call (501) 202-4099