Mississippi State Department of Health

Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies of Mississippi: Case Management for High Risk Infants


Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies of Mississippi is a case management program for high-risk pregnant women and their babies less than one year old. It provides enhanced access to health care, nutritional and psychosocial support, home visits, and health education.

Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies strives to reduce the infant mortality rate and to reduce the rates of low and very low birth weight infants in Mississippi.

Find out more about this program for pregnant and parenting teens.

Who is Eligible?

Medicaid beneficiaries are eligible to participate in Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies of Mississippi when a provider identifies one or more positive risk factors on our Perinatal Screening Form.

Services We Provide

If you are eligible and decide to participate in the Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies of Mississippi program, you will receive services from a case management team consisting of a public health nurse, social worker, and nutritionist. Your case management team may help you with:

What is Your Role?

This is a voluntary program. If you decide to participate, and your health care provider decides that you are qualified to enroll, you will be asked to:

More Information


For more information on 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).

Links referenced
Find out more    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,18601,106,html
Infant Screening Form    https://medicaid.ms.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/PHRMISSInfantRiskScreening.pdf
Maternity Screening Form    https://medicaid.ms.gov/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/PHRMISSMaternityRiskScreening.pdf
Flyer    https://medicaid.ms.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/PHRM_ISS_flyer.pdf
Fact sheet: An Overview of the MSDH Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies Program    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/41,8434,106,pdf/PHRM-ISS_Overview_2017.pdf
Find a county health department near you    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html
More about healthy babies and infant services at the Mississippi Division of Medicaid    http://www.medicaid.ms.gov/programs/perinatal-high-risk-managementinfant-services-system-phrmiss-2/
county health department    http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/index.cfm/19,0,166,html

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