Maternal and Infant Health Resources 

 

Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA): Maternal and Child Health Bureau

  • The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) mission is to improve the health and well-being of America’s mothers, children, and families. Their vision is an America where all mothers, children, and families thrive and reach their full potential. On this website, you will find information on funding, program, data, research, and additional resources. 

  • Healthy Start is a program under HRSA Maternal & Child Health that aims to; Improve health outcomes before, during, and after pregnancy; and reduce racial and ethnic differences in rates of infant deaths and negative maternal health outcomes

 

Louisiana Department of Health-Bureau of Family Health

 

Louisiana WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

 

Louisiana Department of Health (LDH)Medicaid 

  • Medicaid provides medical benefits to low-income individuals and families. Although the federal government establishes the general rules for Medicaid, specific requirements are established by each state. In Louisiana, over a million residents receive health care coverage through Medicaid, most of whom are children under 19. The Louisiana Medicaid Program operates within the Louisiana Department of Health. To find out more information about Medicaid and to apply for Medicaid click here. 

  • LaMOMS: Pregnant and need healthcare coverage? Find out more here. 

 

March of Dimes

  • March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. They support research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every family can have the best possible start. Building on a successful 80-year legacy, they support every pregnant person and every family. On this website, you can find information, research, and data. 

 

Postpartum Support International

  • The purpose of Postpartum Support International is to increase awareness among public and professional communities about the emotional changes that women experience during pregnancy and postpartum. On this website, you can find a vast amount of resources and information about postpartum. 

 

Junior League-National Diaper Bank Network

The Junior League of Baton Rouge Diaper Bank operates the region's only Diaper Bank as part of the National Diaper Bank Network. In 2021, Junior League partnered with 22 organizations to disturbed 478,495 diapers. This comes out to almost 19,140 infants served in just 2021. Click the link above to learn more

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