Implementing North Carolina Baby Love Maternal Outreach Workers Program

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Model implementation summary last updated: 2012

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Where to find out more

Sandra Terrell, MS, RN
Assistant Director for Clinical Policy and Programs
NC Division of Medical Assistance
Clinical Policy & Programs
2501 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2501
Phone: 919-855-4100
Email: sandra.terrell@

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Recommended further reading

The following references were sources for the implementation profile or were recommended by the program developer for further reading.

Navaie-Waliser, M., Martin, S. L., Tessaro, I., Campbell, M. K., & Cross, A. W. (2000). Social support and psychological functioning among high-risk mothers: The impact of the Baby Love Maternal Outreach Worker program. Public Health Nursing, 17(4), 280-291.

North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance. (May 2007). Baby Love Maternal Outreach Worker Program Clinical Coverage Policy 1M-7. Retrieved from

North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance. (March 2011). Maternal Support Services. Retrieved from

North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance. (March 2011). Care Coordination for Children. Retrieved from

Tessaro, I., Campbell, M., O’Meara, C., Herrick, H., Buescher, P., Meyer, R., McGloin, T., Roth, M., & Cross, A. W. (1997). State health department and university evaluation of North Carolina’s maternal outreach worker program. Research Linkages Between Academia and Public Health, a supplement to American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 13(6), pp. 38-44.

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