Moms, Babies and Pregnancy,
Breastfeeding & Caring for Newborns during COVID-19
As we are all responding to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is important that information and resources be shared, during this quickly evolving situation. We will continue to share information and frequent communications to our maternal infant health network. Thank you for the work that you do each and every day to protect and promote the health of our Michigan moms, babies and families.
Guidance documents are available from MDHHS:
For more information on Maternal Infant Health and COVID-19 visit:
Updated COVID-19 Guidance for Pregnant Women, Newborns, Children & Families
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- COVID-19 Vaccines While Pregnant or Breastfeeding
- Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Caring for Newborns
- Information for Healthcare Professionals about COVID-19
- Care for Pregnant People
- Care for Breastfeeding People
- Care for Newborns
- ACOG Practice Advisory: COVID-19 Vaccination Considerations for Obstetric-Gynecologic Care
- ACOG COVID-19 Vaccines and Pregnancy: Conversation Guide for Clinicians
- SMFM Provider Considerations for Engaging in COVID-19 Vaccine Counseling With Pregnant and Lactating Patients
- SMFM Covid Vaccination if you are Pregnant or Breastfeeding
Mental & Emotional Health
Michigan.gov/StayWell - offers a robust list of Emotional & Mental Health resources & support services.
SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline - provides crisis counseling and support to people experiencing emotional distress related to a disaster, call 1-800-985-5990 or Text TalkWithUs to 66746
Anxiety and Depression Association of America - includes tips and strategies to help those struggling with anxiety around the coronavirus or general anxiety concerns.
Emotional Support Through United Healthcare - For anyone experiencing anxiety or stress related to COVID-19, download the free mobile app, or call the free Emotional Support Help Line at 1-866-342-6892
Postpartum Support International Helpline - non-emergency helpline for support, information, or referrals to postpartum mental health providers. Leave a confidential message at any time and a volunteer will return your call 1-800-944-4773 PSI offers online support group meetings to connect with other pregnant and postpartum women.
National Domestic Violence Hotline - 800-799-SAFE (7233) or Text LOVEIS to 22522
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline - Offers free, confidential support 24/7. 1‑800-273-8255
Where to Find Other Assistance
Michigan.gov/coronavirus has an array of resources including: COVID-19 emergency resources and news, testing sites, frequently asked questions, food assistance, school meals, information on safely re-opening after the pandemic and more.
Call 2-1-1 from any phone to be connected to a list of statewide resources for everything from food and diapers to rental assistance. You can also search for services online at www.211.org
Resources: Moms, Babies, Pregnancy and COVID-19
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) COVID-19 Resources
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Resources for Clinicians
California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) Resource List
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Pregnancy and COVID-19
Data on COVID-19 during Pregnancy CDC
March of Dimes COVID-19: Impact on Moms and Babies
Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) COVID-19 Resources
Michigan Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health (MI AIM)
Information for Pediatric Health Care providers
World Health Organization (WHO) COVID-19, Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding