Continue Momentum to Reduce Infant Mortality and Low Birth Weights
The Prince George’s County Health and Human Services Departments understand the importance for all pregnant women -- in all ethnic and socioeconomic groups -- to see a doctor early and often during pregnancy. The Health Department can make it easy for mothers-to-be to get the medical care necessary to have a healthy baby and is available to assist future and expectant mothers. The Health Department offers:
Medical care during pregnancy and after the baby is born;
Arrangements for hospital delivery;
Family planning education;
Referral to the Child Health Program;
Possible visits to your home;
Assistance in enrolling women eligible for HealthChoice, a program that provides free health insurance to pregnant women and children with moderate to low incomes;
Referrals to the Women, Infant and Children(WIC) Program and other health services; and,
Language interpretation for clients who speak Spanish and other languages.
Services are offered to all women in Prince George's County, based on a sliding fee scale according to their ability to pay. For additional information, please visit the Maternity Health page or call 301-883-7879.