Expectant Mother Resources

Childbirth Education

Childbirth Education classes are available to all expectant mothers at Princeton Baptist Medical Hospital in Birmingham. Classes are available to educate and provide ongoing support and guidance to prenatal patients. Contact Marcia Davis at Princeton, call 205-783-7174 for an appointment.

Steps Ahead Program

Steps Ahead may be the right plan for you! Steps Ahead is a program that can provide prenatal care, hospital delivery and care after the baby is born. You can enroll in the Steps Ahead program today if you are pregnant and on Medicaid or qualify for Medicaid and live in Blount, Chilton, Cullman, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Walker or Winston County. Alabama Regional Medical Services will give you the information needed to register you in this program at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. You may pre-register by calling Steps Ahead @ 205-783-7175. www.stepsaheadprogram.com

Other Resources

Hope- social services

Below is a listing of services available to low income persons:

  • WIC Program offers supplemental nutritious foods, nutritional education and counseling, with screenings and referrals to health, welfare and social services. 1-888-942-4673
  • Birmingham Sav-A-Life offers free life skill and parenting classes; phone: 205-979-0302
  • Children’s Aid Society: Keeping Families Together, 205-251-7148
  • State of Alabama Medicaid: 1-800-362-1504
  • United Way Resource Center: 2-1-1 Directory, 211connectsalabama.org
  • Salvation Army Social Services: 205-328-5656
  • Greater Birmingham Ministries: 205-326-6821 (Food Pantry)
  • Catholic Center of Concern: 205-786-4388 (Food Pantry)

Online information: www.womenshealth.gov