Meridian Center for Health

10521 Meridian Ave N | Seattle, WA 98133

206-296-4990

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MOTHERS & BABIES


MATERNITY SUPPORT SERVICES (MSS)

MSS provides confidential support, care and information to help patients have a healthy pregnancy. Multidisciplinary services are provided by nurses, nutritionists, social workers, and community health workers.


Who is Eligible
  • Medicaid/Apple Health enrolled women who are pregnant 

 

What MSS Provides
  • Nurses, in clinic or in your home, help with pregnancy, infant care, breastfeeding and birth control options.

  • Nutritionists give you information on healthy eating, breastfeeding and managing problems such as high blood pressure or high blood sugar.

  • Social workers refer clients to housing, food, financial, mental health and community resources.

  • Community Health Workers provide support on transportation options, doctor and midwife locations, car seat education, connection to community programs or other resources, and access to health care.

 

How to Participate
  • Make an appointment in person or by phone (206-296-4990) during normal business hours, Monday through Friday. Limited walk-in access available.

NURSE-FAMILY PARTNERSHIP (NFP)

The Nurse-Family Partnership helps transform the lives of young, low-income mothers pregnant with their first child. Mothers are partnered with registered nurses from pregnancy through a child's second birthday, allowing nurses to deliver the support first-time moms need to have a healthy pregnancy, become knowledgeable and responsible parents, and provide their babies with the best possible start in life. 

 

Who is Eligible
  • Young women in their first pregnancy who are income eligible.
     

What the Program Provides
  • In-home nurse visits every week or two during pregnancy and until the baby is 2 years old.

  • A prenatal assistance program that helps you before and after your baby is born. 

  • Skills and knowledge that help you have a healthy pregnancy and delivery, support your baby's good health and development, and help you develop your vision and goals for your future.

  • Other support services are available as needed.


How to Participate
  • Women who meet criteria will be referred by a medical professional. 

  • Ask any of our Public Health team members.

INFANT CASE MANAGEMENT (ICM)   

The ICM program provides support and referral to needed medical, social, educational and other resources in your community so that your baby and family can thrive.

 

Who is Eligible

Medicaid/Apple Health enrolled infant until one year of age.  


What the Program Provides
  • Connections to needed services.

  • Breast feeding support.

  • Help adjusting to a new baby, including coping with anxiety, stress and/or depression.
     

How to Participate

Credit: Nurse-Family Partnership