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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…
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!
Hot as an Oven - Never leave a child alone in a car!
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
On average, every 8 days a child dies from heatstroke in a vehicle. Avoid heatstroke-related injury and death by never leaving your child alone in a car, not even for a minute. And make sure to keep your car locked when you are not in it so kids don't get in on their own.

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