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ADDING and REPLACING Moms and Moms-to-Be Participate in UnitedHealthcare Community Baby Shower to Learn Tools and Tips for Delivering and Caring for Healthy Babies

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Ta'Nisha Jones with her son D'Noah attended a Community Baby Shower hosted by UnitedHealthcare Commu

Ta’Nisha Jones with her son D’Noah attended a Community Baby Shower hosted by UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Michigan at the Central Library in Kalamazoo, Mich. At the shower, Jones met with health experts to get answers to many of their questions about taking care of her baby. She also received information about UnitedHealthcare’s Healthy First Steps case management program and Baby Blocks, a free online wellness-incentive program. (Photo Credit: Chris McGuire)

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MOMS AND MOMS-TO-BE PARTICIPATE IN UNITEDHEALTHCARE COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER TO LEARN TOOLS AND TIPS FOR DELIVERING AND CARING FOR HEALTHY BABIES

  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan’s online interactive incentive program, Baby Blocks(R) shown to help expectant mothers in Michigan deliver healthy babies
  • Michigan ranks #34 in overall health, with 8.4 percentage of infants weighing less than 2500 grams (5 pounds, 8 ounces) at birth

Today at the Kalamazoo Central Library, UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Michigan and Kalamazoo RESA Head Start hosted a baby shower for expectant moms and new parents. The baby shower provided expectant moms and new parents with important prenatal and well-baby care resources and information.

Expectant moms and new moms met with health experts to get answers to questions about their pregnancies and receive tips for taking care of their babies, including information on prenatal and postpartum care, and child-care safety. Attendees learned about available well-baby resources, including a demonstration of Baby Blocks(R), a free online wellness-incentive program that enables participants to receive email appointment alerts, wellness-related text messages, connect directly with maternity nurses and earn rewards for keeping doctor appointments.

Those in attendance received a free gift bag that included baby-care items. There was also a raffle for parents with door prizes such as a baby bouncer, car seat and other baby-care items.

About UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 850,000 physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @myUHC on Twitter.

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