Educational resources for mothers and mothers to be.

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The 988 Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the United States. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

The Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health—Community Care Initiative (AIM CCI) is a federally funded project focused on improving maternal health outcomes through the use of Maternal Safety Bundles in non-hospital settings.

Bootheel Babies and Families

Bootheel Babies & Families is parents and educators, healthcare and nonprofit employees, grandparents, volunteers and community stakeholders. We’re anyone who cares about the health and wellbeing of Missouri’s Bootheel and the families who call this region home.

Healthy Moms Healthy Babies

Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies is a collaboration between several Missouri state agencies: the Department of Social Services, MO HealthNet Division, the Department of Health & Senior Services, the Department of Mental Health, and the Department of Elementary & Secondary Education. These state agencies are charged with the physical and mental well-being of Missouri’s citizens and offer a variety of resources, benefits, and services to provide optimal healthcare.

CDC Hear Her Campaign

The CDC’s Hear Her campaign features compelling stories from women about their experiences during or after pregnancy. They share how pregnancy-related complications or conditions have affected them and how they got help.

HRSA National Maternal Mental Health Hotline

Pregnant or just had a baby? You’re not alone. The National Maternal Mental Health Hotline is free, confidential, and here to help, 24/7.

March of Dimes

The mission of the March of Dimes is to lead the fight for the health of all moms and babies. Our goals are to end the preventable maternal health risks and deaths, end preventable preterm birth and infant death, and close the health equity gap.

Missouri Hospital Association Maternal-Child Health seeks to address the complex health needs of mothers and infants in an effort to end preventable deaths while greatly improving health and well-being.

Missouri Mental Health Access Project

The Missouri Department of Social Services Maternal Health Access Project (MHAP) is a statewide perinatal psychiatry access program. Any health care provider in the state who sees patients in the perinatal period (pregnancy through 12 months after delivery) may enroll in MHAP to receive education and support in treating the mental and behavioral health conditions of their perinatal patients.

Missouri Perinatal Quality Collaborative

The Missouri Perinatal Quality Collaborative connects community, public health and clinical leaders to improve the care and support systems that lead to better health and health outcomes before, during and after a pregnancy.

Postpartum Support International

The goal of Postpartum Support International (PSI) is to provide current information, resources, education, and to advocate for further research and legislation to support perinatal mental health.

The providers offering gynecological services at Saint Francis have years of experience caring for female patients with complex gynecologic conditions. Using advanced techniques, they can diagnose and treat patients, often using minimally invasive surgical techniques that do not require a large incision.

The region’s largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) between Memphis and St. Louis is located inside the Women & Children’s Pavilion at Saint Francis Medical Center. The 18-room, 36-bed Level III NICU is staffed by highly-trained, compassionate caregivers.

Saint Francis’ experienced, dedicated pediatric team has the resources to provide the highest quality care to infants, children and young adults and are called to serve the children in our communities.

Project ECHO

Show-Me ECHO is one of 24 Superhubs worldwide designated to provide training and support to sites who are interested in developing their own local ECHO hub for Project ECHO. We offer customized mentorship, unique to your organization, community, target audience, or topic. We also provide ongoing support and quality assurance throughout the life of your ECHO.

The Uplift Connection is building a seamless network of resources to help Missouri’s women and infant health organizations, providers and stakeholders connect their efforts. They strive to share the latest news and events, access emerging ideas, and improve the health of our communities.