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Pregnancy Care Management

Pregnancy Care Management (PCM) is a statewide program in N.C. promoting healthy mothers and healthy babies. This program provides care management services for high risk women during pregnancy and for two months after delivery by a social worker or nurse. Referrals are made to our program to provide additional support during pregnancy. 

Pregnant momRisk Factors

You may be at risk if you:

  • Have a history of pre-term labor (less than 37 weeks complete)
  • Have a history of low birth weight (less than 25 grams/5 lbs., 8 oz.)
  • Are pregnant with multiples (twins, triplets)
  • Have chronic medical conditions or behavior health issues that may complicate your pregnancy
  • Have an unsafe living environment (homelessness, inadequate housing, violence/abuse)
  • History of substance abuse or tobacco use
  • Have entered into prenatal care late (after 14 weeks)
  • Miss two or more prenatal appointments without rescheduling
  • Have hospital visits (Emergency Rooms, labor & delivery triage)
  • Have trouble with basic needs (food, utilities, transportation)
  • Have fetal complication

PCM Services

  • Help identify your needs and make a plan to address them
  • Work closely with you and your doctor to understand your needs
  • Help arrange transportation to medical appointments if needed
  • Help getting into services (WIC,Medicaid, family planning)
  • Provide education and information

NW Health Department:  2845 Beatties Ford Road

Client Eligibility

You may be eligible if you:

  • Have Medicaid or are Medicaid-eligible
  • Need assistance to guide you through the process
  • Have issues which have been identified by your doctor
  • Need help getting into services (WIC, Medicaid, family planning)
Call 704-336-5458 for more information on this program.

What Should You Bring?

  • Medicaid Card

Related Resources

  • Reduce Risk of SIDS ( English) ( Spanish)
  • Social Services (DSS)
  • Alternative Sleep Position Waiver


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