Use our Blue Distinction Centers for your maternity needs!
If you’re expecting, take advantage of Blue Distinction® – our group of hand-selected healthcare facilities – and get more effective, affordable care for you and your baby.
What are Blue Distinction Centers?
- Medical facilities with higher quality care (like reduced hospital readmissions and reduced medical complications)
- Plus, lower out-of-pocket costs
We’ve worked with doctors and medical organizations to come up with nationally consistent and evidence-based quality criteria. Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care have met these high standards for quality care.
What does this mean for you and your family?
You can choose the facility that meets your maternity needs with confidence!
Text4baby is a free mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health. An educational program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), text4baby provides pregnant women and new moms with information to help them care for their health and give their babies the best possible start in life. Women who sign up for the service by texting BABY (2229) to 511411 (or BEBE (2323) in Spanish) will receive free SMS text messages each week, timed to their due date or baby's date of birth. This program is offered at no additional charge through certain cell phone carriers. You can also register online at www.text4baby.org.
Test your knowledge and inform yourself with our Living Healthy Babies tools and resources. Estimate how many calories you burn each day, determine the peak of your ovulation cycle, and more. It's a fun way to uncover your assumptions and learn more about your body.
Looking for an obstetrician or specialist? With our Find a Doctor & Estimate Costs program, you can get current information on health care professionals and facilities in any Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts network; our listings are updated weekly.
Maternity Appointment Guidelines
Prenatal Visits Record
A birth plan helps you consider your options for labor and birth process.
Questions for your Baby's Potential Doctor
Emergency and Safety Information
Child Birth Classes Enrollment Form
Baby Shopping Checklist
What to Pack for the Hospital
Postpartum Depression Fact Sheet
Vaccines help protect your child from many diseases that can cause serious health problems.
Choosing Out-of-Home Child Care
Enhanced Dental Benefit Enrollment Form