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Beginning Right Maternity Program


Expectant mothers enrolled in SHCA or the Aetna Choice POS II plan are eligible  to participate in Aetna's Beginning Right Maternity Program

Two options to enroll:

  1. Call Aetna at 1-800-CRADLE-1 (1-800-272-3531) weekdays from 8am to 7pm ET
  2. Log in to your member website at and look under Health Programs

Beginning Right Maternity Program information flyer

Important: Please notify the Postdoc Benefits Office as soon as you are aware of your pregnancy to receive additional information about Postdoc maternity leave. Health information (including pregnancy) is protected information and is not shared outside the Postdoc Benefits Office. Further questions regarding the Prenatal Education Program and Postdoc maternity  leave should be directed to the Postdoc Benefits Office.

Maternity & Paternity Programs

Postdoc Medical Plans page