Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW) Program


The purpose of this project is to evaluate the effectiveness of the MIHOW Program model, which is designed to deliver education, support, and referrals to pregnant women and young families to aid in ensuring healthy pregnancies, births and early childhood outcomes. This project focuses on pregnant Hispanic women living in the Montgomery and Robertson County areas. The project consists of 2 groups of 50 Hispanic families each. One group will received printed educational materials only and the second group will receive the printed education materials plus home visits and opportunities for group activities. 

Eligibility Requirements

(1)Receive government assistance and/or report low income, little/no support system, low education, isolation, little English-speaking ability;
(3)Less than 26 weeks pregnant;
(4)Reside in Tennessee Montgomery and Robertson County areas; and
(5) Be willing to be randomized into one of two groups: the group receiving only educational materials or the group receiving educational materials plus home visits.

How to get started

  1.  Phone
  2. Other
  3. Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.

Ages Served

  • Under 12 Months

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