Indiana’s “My Healthy Baby Program” Now Available Statewide
By: Mike Stiles - Saturday, May 6, 2023

(photo courtesy of My Healthy Baby)

(INDIANAPOLIS) – A program designed to help children is now available all around the Hoosier State.

Leaders from the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) and Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) have celebrated the completion of the rollout of My Healthy Baby, the state’s obstetrical navigator program. It’s designed to improve health outcomes for both mother and baby. The program is an initiative of Governor Eric Holcomb.

Holcomb says Indiana remains committed to ensuring that every mother and every baby has the opportunity to achieve their best health outcome, and he is proud of the work our teams have done to bring this to every county across the state. He says thanks to their partners in every corner of the state, the State is meeting Hoosiers where they are and helping the youngest residents celebrate the first of many birthdays.

Launched in January 2020, My Healthy Baby is a partnership between IDOH, FSSA and the Indiana Department of Child Services that connects pregnant women who are enrolled in Medicaid with free home visiting services and support in their communities during their pregnancy and throughout their baby’s first year of life. Since its inception, the program has referred more than 12,000 women to local support through programs such as Nurse-Family Partnership and Healthy Families.

Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box says improving the health of women and children takes a village, and My Healthy Baby allows the State to leverage partnerships at the state and local levels to achieve those goals. Box says she is incredibly grateful to Indiana State legislators for funding this program and to all the home visiting providers across the state who make a difference for the women who participate.

The program provides essential connections that make it easier to navigate needs such as nutrition, childcare and issues such as treatment for substance use disorder.

Eligible women can be referred to My Healthy Baby by a provider or can refer themselves online. Click Here. You can also call 844-624-6667.


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