Making Health a Priority.

At Driscoll Health Plan (DHP), we prioritize your well-being, especially during your pregnancy. The food you consume during this special time plays a crucial role in your health and your baby's development. For more information and personalized guidance, take advantage of the following resources.

Medicaid Coverage

Coverage for babies post-delivery. Secure your baby’s plan now, so they are covered once born. 
Call 2-1-1 to choose the Medicaid plan you need.

Coverage for mom after birth. Effective March 1, 2024, HHSC has extended postpartum coverage for CHIP and Medicaid members from 2 months to 12 months after your delivery. Click below to learn more or call 2-1-1 and choose Option 2.

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Hear Her Campaign

The Hear Her Campaign strives to raise awareness of urgent warning signs during and after pregnancy. The Hear Her Campaign also encourages improved communication between patients and their healthcare providers. 

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Pregnancy Nutrition Guidelines

Eating healthy during pregnancy is so important. All pregnant women should limit sweets and fast foods. Click below to learn the key aspects of a healthy pregnancy diet.

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Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Medicaid

A supplemental nutrition program to get the services, support and inspiration you need for a balanced diet while pregnant and postpartum.

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WIC-eligible Texans include:
  • Pregnant women
  • New moms
  • Infants and children up to 5 years of age.
WIC’s benefits include:
  • Access to delicious and healthy food
  • Nutrition counseling with nutritionists and dietitians
  • Breastfeeding counseling with International Board-Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLCs)
  • Referrals to other supportive services
Those receiving Medicaid usually qualify.  To contact WIC, please call 1-800-942-3678.


Text4Baby is a free app offering health and safety information on topics such as nutrition and sleep. The app helps you keep up with medical appointments and how your baby is growing each week. After the birth, you can personalize health information within the app and the app will give you valuable information about the growth of your newborn baby. Click the link below to learn more!

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Show Your Love Preconception Health

Preconception health teaches you how to prepare for and improve your health before you conceive. The healthier you are before you get pregnant, the easier it will be for you and baby once you do get pregnant.

Preconception Health

Texas Health and Human Services

Collaborative efforts to improve maternal health in Texas.

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American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Pregnancy Tips

Welcome to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Pregnancy Resource Center! This site is here to help you learn about pregnancy. Whether you're planning to have a baby, already pregnant, or taking care of a newborn, you will find easy-to-read articles and tips will help you understand what to expect and how to stay healthy. Find resources to get the help you need for a happy and healthy pregnancy.

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Symptoms of Depression Among Women - CDC

Find facts, resources, and tips to understand and manage depression. Our goal is to support your mental health with easy-to-follow advice. Explore resources to learn more and get the help you need to stay healthy and happy.

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