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Housing insecurity influences birth outcomes and maternal health

Healthy Beginnings at Home, a pilot program serving pregnant women experiencing or at risk of homelessness, is improving birth outcomes and decreasing mortality rates through access to safe, stable housing.

Cropped shot of an adorable baby girl in her mother's arms

By Kyle Lowe Noblitt, CareSource and Erica Villegas, Legacy Community Health

Kyle Lowe Noblitt, MS, National Social Determinants of Health Strategy Lead – Housing, CareSource and Erica Villegas, Director of Social Services, Legacy Community Health

How access to safe housing affects mothers and babies

Healthy Beginnings at Home provides safe and affordable housing to mothers