Mississippi State Department of Health

Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies of Mississippi
Case management program for high-risk pregnancies


Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies of Mississippi is a care management and home visiting program for expectant moms and infants at risk for health problems. We work with families and communities to help provide a safe birthing experience and healthy infant development for Mississippi moms and babies.

A Healthy Mississippi
Transforming Generations: One Mother, One Baby, One Family at a Time

Services We Provide

Mothers and babies in all 82 Mississippi counties who have identified health risks can get support from a multidisciplinary Healthy Moms, Healthy babies team. We ca help with:

Who is Eligible?

You are eligible for Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies services if you or your infant (up to 1 year of age) have certain conditions that put your pregnancy or the health of your infant at risk. This includes:

At-Risk Conditions

Mothers may qualify if conditions exist that put their pregnancy or the health of their baby at risk. Conditions include:

Infants may qualify if they have certain medical conditions as well. These include:

Our risk screening will look for these and other conditions that can qualify you or your baby.

What is Your Role?

This is a voluntary program. If you decide to participate, you will be asked to:

  • Participate in your plan of care and attend appointments with the HM/HB Primary Nurse Care Manager and your care management support team
  • Provide a working contact number for your care management team to reach you.
  • Keep your care management team up to date about appointments with other healthcare providers.
  • Let the care management team know if you are having any problems with your pregnancy or baby.
  • Ask questions to help us better serve you.

How to Get Our Services: Referrals

You can contact our program directly to if you think you may qualify, contact a county health department near you, or call 601-576-7463. You can also be referred for our services by a medical professional or other source.

Get In Touch

Want more information about the program, or to see whether you are eligible?

Or write to us with the form below:

Information and Resources

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For more information about the Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies of Mississippi program, or to see whether you qualify for services, contact your county health department, or call 800-721-7222 (601-576-7463). Write to the program at HM.HB@msdh.ms.gov

For more information about MSDH's Maternal and Child Health Programs and the MCH Block Grant, call 1-800-721-7222.

Links referenced on this page
county health department    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html ok
Referral forms and services    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,106,735,html ok
HM.HB@msdh.ms.gov    mailto:HM.HB@msdh.ms.gov
Resources for parents    http://msdh.ms.gov/page/41,14505,106,86.html ok
Regional resource guides for expectant and parenting youth    http://msdh.ms.gov/page/41,24785,106,86.html ok
Healthy pregnancy    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,14505,106,86,html ok
Healthy baby: care and development    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,14505,106,86,html ok
Fathers-to-be    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,14505,106,86,html ok
Family Planning Waiver    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,1459,107,html ok
Find a county health department near you    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html ok
Referrals and referral services    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,0,106,735,html ok
Professional knowledge    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,14504,106,86,html ok
More about Text4Baby    http://www.Text4Baby.org/
county health department    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html ok
HM.HB@msdh.ms.gov    mailto:HM.HB@msdh.ms.gov

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