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MDHHS Events and Updates

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

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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.

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MDHHS Hiring Family Planning Consultant

For more information, click HERE

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Maternal Mental Health Awareness Day- January 23

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

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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

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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

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Infant Product Recalls

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

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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

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Maternal Infant Health Summit 2024

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

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Doula Training Organization Sponsorships

For more information, click HERE.

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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

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

For more information, click HERE

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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 LimonFleglerM1@michigan.gov for more information. Click HERE for the application

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

For more information, click HERE

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

For more information, click HERE

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