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Maternal and Child Health

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Infant Mortality

Among industrialized nations the U.S. ranks 27th. Too many U.S. babies are born to small or soon, and preterm birth is a leading cause of infant death.

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Home Visiting

Through the home visiting program, nurses, social workers, or other trained home visitors meet with at-risk families in their homes and connect them with assistance.

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Healthy Start Program

The Healthy Start program is an initiative mandated to reduce the rate of infant mortality and improve perinatal outcomes through grants to project areas with high annual rates of infant mortality.

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Title V Block Grant Program

Enacted in 1935 as a part of the Social Security Act, the Title V Maternal and Child Health Program is the Nation’s oldest Federal-State partnership.

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Title V Block Grant Program

Mother and childrenEnacted in 1935 as a part of the Social Security Act, the Title V Maternal and Child Health Program is the Nation’s oldest Federal-State partnership.  For over 75 years, the Federal Title V Maternal and Child Health program has provided a foundation for ensuring the health of the Nation’s mothers, women, children and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs, and their families.  Title V converted to a Block Grant Program in 1981.


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Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis & Treatment Program

The EPSDT Program is the child health component of Medicaid. It's required in every state and is designed to improve the health of low-income children, by financing appropriate and necessary pediatric services. This website provides information about how EPSDT works with public health, families, managed care organizations, pediatricians, and other health providers. Learn more

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The Health and Well Being of ChildrenThe Health and Well-Being of Children - While data sources exist to measure and monitor the health of children in the United States, few take into account the many contexts in which children grow and develop, including their family and community environments. This chartbook presents indicators of the health and well-being of children, as well as the factors in the family environment and aspects of the neighborhood that may support or threaten families and children. More>>   

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Alabama (800) 654-1385

Alaska (800) 799-7570

American Samoa (684) 633-4616

Arizona (800) 232-1676 

Arkansas (800) 232-0002 

California (866) 241-0395

Connecticut (800) 688-7777


Delaware (800) 464-4357

District of Columbia (800) 311-2229

Florida (800) 451-2229

Georgia (800) 822-2539 

Guam (671) 735-7111

Hawaii (800) 235-5477


Idaho (800) 296-2588 

Illinois (800)-843-6154

Indiana (800) 433-0746

Iowa (800) 369-3826 

Kansas (800) 332-6262


Kentucky (800) 462-6122

Louisiana (800) 251-2229

Maine (800 698-3624

Maryland (800) 456-8900


Massachusetts (800) 882-1435

Michigan (800 262-4784


Minnesota (800 728-5420

Mississippi (800) 721-7222

Missouri (800) 835-5465

Montana (887) 543-7669

Nebraska (800) 862-1889

Nevada (800) 429-2669

New Hampshire (800) 852-3345


New Jersey (800) 328-3838 

New Mexico (877) 725-2552

New York (800) 522-5006

North Carolina (800) FOR-BABY

North Dakota (800) 472-2286

Northern Marianas (670) 664-4850

Ohio (800) 755-4769

Oklahoma (800) 426-2747

Oregon (800) SAFENET

Pennsylvania (800) 986-2229

Puerto Rico (800) 981-5721

Rhode Island (800) 942-7434

South Carolina (800) 868-0404

South Dakota (800) 305-3064

Tennessee (800) 428-2229

Texas 2-1-1 (Texas Only)

Utah (800) 826-9662

Vermont (800) 649-HELP

Virginia (800) 230-6977

Virgin Islands (866) 248-4004

Washington (800) 322-2588

West Virginia (800) 642-8522

Wisconsin (800) 722-2295

Wyoming (800) 438-5795

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