Pregnancy is an amazing time for women. It can also be a time full of questions. For pregnancy education, please look into the section below.
- Cook Children's Pregnancy & Newborn Center
- March of Dimes
- Cook Children's Breastfeeding
- Baby Blues
- HHS Family Planning
- Primary Health Care
- Expanded Health Care Programs
- Women Infants & Children (WIC)
- Your Texas Benefits
- 211 can help you connect with other services you need. Call 211 or visit https://www.211texas.org/.
- Talk to your doctor about how to get a breast pumps as part of your benefits.
- Call your doctor to schedule your postpartum checkup. You will need to get checked 21 to 56 days after the birth of your baby to help make sure that you are healing.
- To get some help with appointments for exams and mammograms, call your local health department. To find your local health department visit the Texas Health and Human Services website.
For Cook Children's Health Plan Pregnant Members
- Get an appointment with a doctor or provider as soon as you can. Early pregnancy care will help you and your baby. We can help you with finding a doctor. Call 1-800-964-2247.
- You can call the Cook Children’s Health Plan Nurse Advice Line at any time at 1-866-971-2665 for nurse advice on your pregnancy.
- For help getting to and from doctor’s appointments you can sign up with Medical Transportation Program (Access2Care) at 1-844-572-8195. They are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Central Time.
- Cook Children’s Health Plan can help pregnant teens find a doctor. Call 1-800-964-2247 for assistance. Some schools provide extra help for pregnant teens. Check with your school nurse or social worker.