Maternity Care Hero

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  • Did a medical professional prevent a serious incident from happening while delivering your baby?
  • Did a State Trooper deliver your child on the expressway?
  • Did a volunteer prepare meals and perform housework so you could concentrate on your newborn?
  • Was there a nurse or doctor who went above-and-beyond their job during your pregnancy?


Nominating a Maternity Care Hero is a wonderful way to give thanks to those who help us before, during and after pregnancy.


To nominate an individual or team today, either email explaining what makes him or her a Maternity Care Hero or simply fill out the form below.

Deadline for nominations is September 30, 2018. Winning heroes along with individuals who submitted nominations will be notified by October 15, 2018. All winners will be honorary guests at the EAM Health Purchaser Forum on Friday, November 9, 2018 in Downtown Detroit.

Prizes:  First place hero and the individual who submitted the nomination will EACH receive $500, second place EACH receives $250, and third place EACH receives $100.

Nominations will be judged based on the impact nominees dedicate to maternity care and patient safety, the difficulty of their accomplishment, innovation of their work, their leadership qualities, and overall going above and beyond the call of duty. All nominees MUST be employed in the State of Michigan. Examples of nominees may include nurses, doctors, paramedics, firefighters, police service personnel, someone who volunteered their time, or a Good Samaritan coming to the aid of a pregnant woman.


Nomination Form

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