Healthy Maternity Program
- Our Healthy Maternity program provides educational material and support to pregnant members. To get more information about the Healthy Maternity Program:
- Call 1-800-638-8432 (TTY: 711)
Visit the Aetna member website
Prenatal care is crucial to the health and development of your baby and to your own wellness.
- Reduce risk of low birth weight of baby
- Prevent miscarriage
- Consult and follow up with your Provider regularly
- Educate yourself on prenatal supplements such as prenatal vitamins, folic acid and iron
For additional information on prenatal care, visit womenshealth.gov.
Signs and symptoms:
- Withdrawal from loved ones
- Feeling guilty about motherhood
- Worry of harming the baby
- Crying more than usual
- Feeling disconnected from the baby
You can be at risk for postpartum depression if:
- Pre-term delivery (having baby before 37 weeks of pregnancy)
- Personal or family history of depression
- Problem conceiving
- Lack of support system
- Early motherhood
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) HEAR HER™ Campaign seeks to prevent pregnancy-related deaths by sharing potentially life-saving messages about urgent warning signs. For more information on the HEAR HER Campaign visit the CDC website.
Under the Affordable Care Act, coverage of certain preventive services, including contraceptives, must be provided without member cost share. If your prescriber believes that a non-formulary contraceptive is medically necessary for you, your prescriber may request an exception. Please ask your provider to complete the Contraception Exception Form determine if the product is medically necessary. For more information, please review the Contraception Exception Process,
You can learn more about contraception resources and reproductive rights at these websites:
Please contact OPM if you have difficulty accessing contraceptive coverage or other reproductive health by emailing: Contraception@opm.gov.