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Family in the parkMaternal & Child Health Service

Mission: To provide state leadership, in partnership with key stakeholders, to improve the physical and mental health, safety, and well-being of the Oklahoma maternal and child health (MCH) population.

The primary areas within the Maternal and Child Health Service are:
Child and Adolescent Health Division (Early Childhood, School Health)
MCH Assessment (Data and Evaluation, PRAMS, YRBS)
Perinatal and Reproductive Health Division (Family Planning, Men's Health, Maternity)

The Title V Program in Oklahoma is administered by two state agencies. The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) administers programs for pregnant women, mothers, infants, children and their families through the Maternal and Child Health Service (MCH). MCH organizationally consists of the Child and Adolescent Health Division, Perinatal and Reproductive Health Division and MCH Assessment. The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) administers the Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Program through the Health Related and Medical Services of the Family Support Services Division. For additional information on Oklahoma Title V Program national outcome measures, national performance measures, state performance measures, expenditures and related Title V Oklahoma discretionary grants go to Oklahoma Title V.

Preparing for a Lifetime,MCH-PFL-logo.jpg It's Everyone's Responsibility Learn what you can do to help
ensure the health and safety of Oklahoma's babies.

For Family Planning, Adolescent Health, Child Health, Maternity Providers:
MCH Client Satisfaction Survey (English) (14.5k pdf)
MCH Client Satisfaction Survey (Spanish) (14.8k pdf)

What's New:
Barriers to Prenatal Care in Oklahoma (752k pdf) October 2014
Bed-Sharing Practices Among First Time Mothers Who Breastfed at Least Eight Weeks (811k pdf) August 2014
Bedtime Routines for Toddlers in Oklahoma - TOTS Brief July 2014 (139kb pdf)
Multivitamin Use Before Pregnancy Among American Indian Mothers (256.3k pdf) April 2014
Reasons for Delaying Toddler Immunizations in Oklahoma - TOTS Brief March 2014 (74kb pdf)
Pre-pregnancy Maternal Overweight as a Risk Factor for Child Overweight (246.5k pdf)
What is Title V? (352.8K pdf)  (available in Spanish)  (405.8k pdf)
Title V State Snapshot
Oklahoma's 2014 Title V Block Grant Application
Oklahoma Family Network  Family-to-Family Health Information Center informs and connects individuals
with special health care needs to services and supports in their communities.
Preconception and Pregnancy Health Focus Group Report (907.5k pdf)

Comments should be forwarded to: 
Joyce Marshall, MPH                                                                     
Director, 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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