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Maternal Mental Health

Community Health Group takes pride in providing its members with a Maternal Mental Health Program that adheres to the guidelines set by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Comprehensive Perinatal Services Program, and California Department of Public Health.

To be eligible, individuals must be an active member with Community Health Group and currently pregnant.

Services offered through the Maternal Mental Health Program are as follows:

  • Screening and Assessments
  • Mental Health Services
  • Case Management
  • Coordination of Care
  • Community Health Workers Services
  • Community Support Services
  • Doula Services 
    • Doula Services include personal support to individuals and families throughout pregnancy and one year postpartum. This includes emotional and physical support provided during pregnancy, labor, birth, and the postpartum period, as well as support for and after miscarriage and abortion.
    • Doula services require a written recommendation from a physician or other licensed practitioner of the healing arts. The initial recommendation authorizes the following:

      • One initial visit.
      • Up to eight additional visits that may be provided in any combination of prenatal and postpartum visits.
      • Support during labor and delivery (including labor and delivery resulting in a stillbirth), abortion or miscarriage.
      • Up to two extended three-hour postpartum visits after the end of a pregnancy.
    • An additional recommendation from a physician or other licensed practitioner of the healing arts acting within their scope of practice is required for up to nine additional postpartum visits. 

*You do not need to be part of the Maternal Mental Health Program to receive any Medi-Cal covered benefits.  

Please call the Behavioral Health Department if you have any questions about Maternal Mental Health at 1-800-404-3332.

Additional Resources:

ACOG Perinatal Mental Health link:Perinatal Mental Health | ACOG