Postpartum and Newborn Care
Congratulations on your new addition! This is an exciting time in your life. Learn more about how we can help make this time easier for you and your family.
Healthcare Coverage for your Baby
If your child is lives in a family with an income at or below the Medicaid eligibility level, your newborn will be enrolled in Medicaid for 12 months of continuous Medicaid coverage beginning on his or her date of birth. After the twelve months of coverage ends, you can apply through the state CHIP office to have your baby covered under the CHIP program. Learn how to apply for Medicaid services.
Receive a Breast Pump at No Cost
New Superior moms are eligible to receive breastfeeding support and resources. Members may receive a breast pump after the birth of their baby. Please see the Ameda Direct order form for more detailed information.
- The Mother’s Guide to Life After Delivery (PDF)
- NICU Checklist (PDF)
- Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Website
- Read more about resources for women experiencing postpartum depression in an Op-Ed piece released by HHSC featured in The Daily News and the Tyler Morning Telegraph.
Call Superior at the number on the back of your Superior ID card for a breast pump at no cost, breastfeeding support and more!
Postpartum and Newborn Care Videos
Superior HealthPlan wants to help you transition into motherhood. Watch this video for 6 tips to help new moms early on.
Superior HealthPlan wants you and your baby to be healthy after birth. Check out this video for some tips on recovering and staying healthy after your baby arrives.