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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…

Pregnant? You Need a Flu Shot!
Oklahoma Maintains "C" on 2016 Premature Birth Report Card
Oklahoma Mothers' Milk Bank Screens 1000th Donor Mom!
Oklahoma Births and Infant Mortality County Profiles
September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month - Preterm Birth Remains a Leading Cause of Infant Death
Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week August 1-7. Build a Brighter Future by Supporting Breastfeeding!
Learn about Zika virus and pregnancy. Click on this link.
Make a PACT to Prevent Birth Defects!
parentPRO - Free Service that Connects Families to Parenting Programs
Health Department Partnerships Improve Oklahoma's Breastfeeding Rates!
Text4baby Provides Free Health Messages to Pregnant Women & New Moms
The Coming of the Blessing Initiative for American Indian and Alaska Native Families
It's Only Natural - Breastfeeding Public Information Campaign for African American Women
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: Did you know smoking while pregnant can cause premature delivery?
A: Get free help. Call 1-800-QUIT NOW.

Q: How can I report child abuse or neglect?
A: Call the statewide Child Abuse Hotline at 1-800-522-3511 (answered 24 hours a day If a child is in danger right now call 911

Interesting Facts
The flu can be a serious illness, especially when you are pregnant. The flu shot is the best protection for mom and baby.

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