Maternal and Child Health

Maternal and Child Health (MCH)- Assesses, monitors, and improves the health and well-being of mothers, infants, children, and adolescents. MCH does this by strengthening the personal care and public health systems to assure access to quality comprehensive healthcare. These services are community based, family centered and culturally appropriate.

Presumptive Eligibility(PE)

This program is FREE for all pregnant women in Wyoming. We offer Presumptive Eligibility screening for Title XIX. We provide smoking cessation referral information and support as well as numerous community resources. We also discuss all of the free programs provided by the Maternal Child Health Department including; Best Beginnings, Nurse Family Partnership, Welcome Home, and Children’s Special Health.

To schedule a Presumptive Eligibility appointment please call 307-577-9778.
When attending your Presumptive Eligibility appointment, please bring the following:
  • Wyoming picture ID or driver’s license
  • Proof of gross  income for all members of the household
  • Those under the age of 18 years will need to bring their parent or legal guardian.
What is Presumptive Eligibility (PE)?

Presumptive Eligibility (PE) for Pregnant Women is a Medicaid option designed to improve an applicant’s access to temporary Medicaid while their eligibility for full Medicaid benefits is being determined.  Eligible pregnant women are limited to outpatient services through a Medicaid provider for up to 60 days after completing an application for Medicaid.

To qualify a woman must be:

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Best Beginnings

Call 577-9778 to schedule an appointment or for more information.
Best Beginnings is a free, voluntary home visiting program for mothers/families that provides visits by a Registered Nurse during pregnancy and throughout the first three years of the child’s life. A Registered Nurse can assess and answer questions related to pregnancy, delivery, postpartum, newborn care and breastfeeding. Best Beginnings improves birth outcomes, reduces rates of child abuse, strengthens families, enhances child health and development outcomes, and promotes family stability.

Welcome Home

Call 577-9778 and request to speak with one of our MCH nurses for information.
The Welcome Home Program supports all new mothers with home and/or phone visits. Registered Nurses are available to assess and answer questions related to postpartum, newborn care and breastfeeding. Referrals to community resources are made as needed, and a gift is provided for the newborn. Our services are free of charge.

Children’s Special Health (CSH)

Call 577-9778 and request more information.

Children’s Special Health is a program for infants and children with special health care needs that require more than routine and basic care. CSH provides payment for specialty medical care and coordination of care for children with an approved condition and diagnosis. The Genetic Clinics are held at Casper-Natrona County Health Department.

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