BabyCare Program

BabyCare is a Medicaid approved program provided by the Alexandria Health Department to foster safe and healthy pregnancies and healthy babies by coordinating services and providing education. For more information, including services, costs, etc., call 703.746.4940.

Page updated on Nov 13, 2018 at 12:55 PM

About BabyCare

Click to open a Video on another page The BabyCare program is a Medicaid approved program provided by the Alexandria Health Department to foster safe and healthy pregnancies and healthy babies by coordinating services and providing education. BabyCare services are provided by Health Department Public Health Nurses, experts in the health of mothers and children. Our services include:

  • Case management services (like recommending and/or arranging other available support services) 
  • Home visits to help you meet your health goals
  • Pregnancy care including education classes, nutrition services, and health monitoring
  • Infant/Child care including developmental screening, breastfeeding support, and health and safety teaching

For more information about our BabyCare Program, check out our video and brochure:


How Do I Sign Up?

The BabyCare Program is available to pregnant women and children under the age of two who are enrolled in Virginia Medicaid or most Virginia Medicaid Managed Care programs. If you are enrolled in one of these plans, have a question, or want to verify participation in prenatal care or the care of your infant, call the BabyCare Coordinator at 703.746.4940.


Will I Need to Pay for Services

Members of Virginia Medicaid or Virginia Medicaid Managed Care Programs are eligible for BabyCare Services.  Members may contact their Virginia Medicaid product to verify coverage. 


I Have a Question

If you have any questions about the BabyCare program, your prenatal care or the care of your infant, call the BabyCare Coordinator at 703.746.4940.

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