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Maternal & Child Health Service



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)

Maternal & Child Health Assessment (Data and Evaluation, PRAMS, YRBS)

Perinatal and Reproductive Health Division (Family Planning, Men's Health, Maternity)   


Title V Program

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.


Title V Snapshot

Title V 2018-2021 Block Grant Annual Report and Application


*Title V Needs Assessment Survey
- help us identify priorities for programs and *services that benefit women, infant, children and youth in Oklahoma

*Encuesta de opinión pública para Title V  - haga clic en el enlace de esta encuesta para ayudarnos a identificar cuáles son las prioridades de los programas y servicios que benefician a las mujeres, bebés, niños y jóvenes de Oklahoma.





What is Title V? - Dec 2017 (729k pdf)

Family Planning Client Satisfaction Survey (PDF) – English

Family Planning Client Satisfaction Survey (PDF) - Spanish



Articles & Reports


Profile of New Fathers in Oklahoma March 2018
PRAMS Brief - Birth Control Practices among Oklahoma Teen Mothers - August 2017
PRAMS Brief - Preconception Wellness among Mothers with Medicaid - August 2017 (158.5k)
Cesarean Section Deliveries in Oklahoma - (May 2017) report provides an overview of cesarean deliveries and Oklahoma's efforts to improve the health of the maternal and child health population.
TOTS Brief - Discrimination in Accessing Health Care - October 2016
(171k pdf)
TOTS Brief - Child Care Arrangements and Cost - November 2016 (172k pdf)
Oklahoma Births and Infant Mortality County Profiles
Oral Health During Pregnancy PRAMS Brief - September 2016
(789k pdf)
Patterns of Postpartum Birth Control Use after an Unintended Pregnancy - Summer 2016 (841k)
Pre and Postnatal Stressors - Spring 2016 (195k pdf)




Contact Us:

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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