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The Center for Children and Women is closing

The Center for Children and Women will be closing. The Southwest location will close on June 30, 2024. This closure will not change your coverage with Texas Children's Health Plan. If you have questions about your care, please contact The Center for Children and Women at 832-828-1005. If you have questions about your coverage or for help picking a new doctor, call Texas Children’s Health Plan at 1-866-959-6555 (CHIP) or 1-866-959- 2555 (STAR) or 1-800-659-5764 (STAR Kids).

You can get more information by visiting our frequently asked questions.

Postpartum Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Extension Update

Starting March 1, 2024. The Texas Health and Human Services (HSS) is extending its postpartum coverage from 2 to 12 months for eligible women. The 12 months of postpartum coverage begins the month after pregnancy has ended. Patients don’t need to apply to extend coverage.

Coverage will be reinstated for those who lost coverage and still fall in the eligibility period.

You should receive a notice from the state through mail or you can log into your Texas Benefits account to check your coverage.

Click here for the FAQ.

To learn more, visit the HHS Medicaid for Pregnant Women and CHIP Perinatal webpage.

Medicaid Coverage Alert

Don't lose your health coverage! We don’t want to lose you as a patient! New rules will require you to renew your Medicaid plan. Learn more

We want to shower you and your baby with fun surprises!

Please join us for a 2-part baby shower celebrating new and expecting moms. We will pamper you with gifts, prizes and community resources to help you prepare for your baby.

Part I - Virtual Event

Win prizes as you learn about your baby’s needs in the first months and how to take care of yourself!

Wednesday, April 3, 2024 - 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Where: Via ZOOM (link will be provided after registration)

We want to help you get ready for your new baby! Come to one or come to all of our 30-minute sessions.

Baby’s first doctor visits
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Infant Feeding
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Newborn and Family Life
12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Does my mood affect the baby?
12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Part II - Baby Shower Celebration*

Join us in person as we meet and greet other moms, share stories, and shower you with gifts, goodies and resources. Dress your best to take pictures at our baby shower photo booth and bring the entire family to help us celebrate new and expecting moms!

When: Saturday, April 6, 2024 - 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: The Center for Children and Women - Southwest
9700 Bissonnet St., Suite 1000 W Houston, TX 77036

Click here to register!


* Get a baby tote bag and diapers at the Baby Shower Celebration by attending at least one of the four 30-minute virtual classes offered in Part I. Zoom link provided after registration. This event is open to moms in any trimester of pregnancy or have a newborn up to 4 months of age.