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We all want Oklahoma’s babies to be safe and healthy. Many things can help and everyone can play a role.

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What’s New…

Health Department Partnerships Improve Oklahoma's Breastfeeding Rates!
Seven-Year Improvement in Preterm Birth Rate - Oklahoma Improves to "C" on 2014 March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card!
Oklahoma’s Infant Mortality Rate Continues to Decline: Statewide Efforts Show Promising Results!
2014 State of the State's Health Report indicates decreased infant mortality rate
Text4baby Provides Free Health Messages to Pregnant Women & New Moms
Preparing for a Lifetime, It's Everyone's Responsibility 2013 Snapshot
It's Only Natural - Breastfeeding Public Information Campaign for African American Women
The Coming of the Blessing. A Pathway to a Healthy Pregnancy
Preparing for a Lifetime materials online

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Joyce Marshall, MPH 
Maternal and Child Health Service
Oklahoma State Department of Health
1000 NE 10th Street, Oklahoma City, OK 73117
(405) 271-4480, email: Joyce Marshall

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Supported by Oklahoma Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant

Special Announcements
Get FREE messages each week to help you through pregnancy & baby's first year. Text "BABY" or "BEBE" for Spanish to 511411.

Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Should a pregnant woman receive a flu vaccine?
A: It is safe, and very important, for a pregnant woman to receive the inactivated flu vaccine.

Interesting Facts
A full-term pregnancy is about 40 weeks.

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