Prenatal Case Management

Purpose
The prenatal case management program seeks to encourage healthy behavior for eligible expectant mothers in order to deliver healthy babies. A nurse case manager follows the mother's health care monthly throughout her pregnancy and provides two follow-up visits after her baby is delivered.

Services
The program provides the following services:
  • Information and referrals
  • Education on a variety of subjects including:
    • Breastfeeding
    • Delivery
    • Gestational diabetes
    • Harmful effects of alcohol, drugs, and tobacco to both the mother and infant
    • Healthy lifestyles
    • Hypertension
    • Nutrition
    • Parenting
    • Prenatal care
Additional Information
Contact Information
Ph: (417) 864-1688
Fax: (417) 864-1058