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MDHHS Events and Updates

Parents Partnering for Change Training

For more information, click HERE


New infant sleep products recalls


National Institute for Children’s Health Quality article

For more information, click HERE


World Doula Week and Community Doula Week

For more information, click HERE


Registration for the Maternal Infant Health Summit is NOW OPEN!

For more information, click HERE


New report released: “Promoting Actions to Improve Maternal Systems of Care”

New report available HERE

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Infant Product Recalls

For the latest infant product recalls, especially those related to safe sleep concerns, click HERE


MDHHS is encouraging everyone to get up to date with measles vaccination

Due to recent outbreaks, MDHHS is encouraging ALL folks to get updated measles vaccination. For more info, click HERE


CDC mPINC Survey

Hospitals are asked to consider participating in the mPINC (Maternity Practives in Infant Nutrition and Care Survey). For more info, click HERE


Michigan Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Navigation Screening Program (BC3NP)

For more information, click HERE


New Systems Mapping tool available

The Association of Maternal Child Health Programs have released a new birth equity action map, along with additional systems mapping tools. For more information, click HERE


Equitable Access for Doula Care Project

March of Dimes, with support from CVS, are offering an opportunity for a multi-year grant to expand doula care and education. Click HERE for more information.


January is National Birth Defects Awareness Month

A podcast and listening session in partnership with MothertoBaby will be held on January 17th at 2pm. Register HERE


Deadline to submit proposals for MIH Summit 2024

The deadline to submit proposals for the Maternal Infant Health Summit 2024 is January 7, 2024. For more information click HERE


Preventing Perinatal HIV Transmission

All birthing people should be tested both in the first and third trimester. Per MDHHS recommendations, third trimester testing should occur between 28-32 weeks to allow for adequate treatment and best outcomes for the infant. For more information, click HERE


MMMS Award Opportunity

The Michigan Maternal Mortality Surveillance program is offering a mini-award opportunity. The mini award application is open to community organizations, as well as RPQCs. Please contact Melissa Limon-Flegler at for more information. Click HERE for the application


MDHHS Announces the “Advancing Healthy Births: An Equity Plan for Michigan Families and Communities”

For more information, click HERE


Baby Friendly USA features Breastfeeding Medicine Practice at Trinity Health Ann Arbor 

For more information, click HERE

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Public Comment open for Title V Block Grant

For more information, click HERE


“Count the Kicks” Webinar

For more information, click HERE


May is Hepatitis Awareness Month

For more information, click HERE


Join the MOMS MAP project

For more information, click HERE


Braided crib bumpers recalled 

For more information, click HERE


Michigan Maternal Mortality Surveillance (MMMS) and Fetal Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) Aligned Recommendations

New report available HERE

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Elevated lead levels in certain cinnamon products

The FDA issued an alert concerning certain cinnamon products due to the presence of elevated lead. To read more, click HERE

Cinnamon Rolls

Free on-demand, online bereavement training is now available for maternal and infant health professionals

This training is offered for providers who have experienced loss. To register for the course, click HERE and create a new account (if you’re a first time user)

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Infant Feeding in Disasters & Emergencies Resources

These AAP resources have now been translated. Languages include: Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, Ukrainian, Turkish, and English. For more information, click HERE


MHDDS RFP: Peer Navigator Pilot Project

MDHHS is requesting proposals to increase support for pregnant and postpartum people impacted by substance use disorder by placing Peer Navigators in health care or behavioral health settings. Click HERE for more info.


MDHHS Hiring Family Planning Consultant

For more information, click HERE


Maternal Mental Health Awareness Day- January 23

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Day is January 23rd. For more information and resources click HERE


Social Determinants of Health Virtual Summit

The second annual Social Determinants of Health Summit will be held virtually on January 23-25th, 2024 with an in-person reception on January 26th, 2024. For more information and to register, click HERE


National Day of Racial Healing

The National Day of Healing is part of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Initiative (TRHT). Click HERE for more information


Infant Product Recalls

Click HERE for updates on recent infant product recalls and information about safe sleep.


Missed opportunities for preventing congenital syphillis

New Vital Signs report by the CDC identifying missed opportunities for preventing congenital syphillis. For more information, click HERE


Maternal Infant Health Summit 2024

Dates have been provided for the 2024 Maternal Health Equity Summit. Click HERE for more information


Doula Training Organization Sponsorships

For more information, click HERE.

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