MOM Care Program: Mobile's Medicaid Maternity Program

If you are covered by Medicaid and are currently pregnant, we encourage you to enroll into the MOM Care program.

MOM Care is a network of physicians, clinics and hospitals in Mobile County dedicated to ensuring that all expectant mothers and their babies have access to quality care. The goal of MOM Care is delivering healthy babies.

You must sign up with MOM Care in order for Medicaid to pay for your prenatal care and delivery. To sign up, contact a MOM care program care coordinator to schedule an appointment.

There are many MOM Care enrollment sites located throughout Mobile County. You can enroll at the MOM Care office located at 1714 Center St. or call the office at (251) 415-8585 to find an enrollment site nearest to you.

We encourage you to sign up as soon as you find out that you are pregnant, because early prenatal care is important for delivering a healthy baby.

MOM Care offers many services to pregnant women and their babies:

  • Prenatal care and education
  • Care coordination
  • High-risk prenatal care
  • Prenatal health and infant care education
  • Birthing classes
  • Nutrition counseling
  • WIC referral
  • Medicaid benefit education
  • Social service referrals
  • Home visit by nurse after delivery
  • Postpartum care
  • Family planning/birth control services
  • Cribs for Kids program
  • Car Seat for Kids program

Cribs for Kids

Through a partnership with USA Children's and Women's Hospital, this program provides a free crib to qualifying Mobile County residents. For questions please call (251) 415-8585.

Car Seats for Kids

Through a partnership of Alabama Head Injury Foundation and USA Children's & Women's Hospital, this program provides a free car seat to qualifying Mobile County residents. For questions please call (251) 415-8585.

Forms and Additional Information

MOM Care Staff

Susan Eschete, RN, MSN | Director, MOM Care Program
Barbara Welch, RN, MSN | Care Coordination Supervisor
M. Nicole Smith, RN, BSN | Quality Assurance Coordinator
Harold Powe | Patient Account Representative
Carolyn Bettis | Patient Account Representative
Margaret Sprayberry | Patient Account Representative
Cathy Sales | Care Coordinator
Gwen Jones | Secretary

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