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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, 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) (287.7k pdf)
MCH Client Satisfaction Survey (Spanish) (245.5k pdf)

What's New:

Rapid Repeat Births among Oklahoma Teens August 2018 (338.1k)
PRAMSGRAM - Infant Safe Sleep Practices among Oklahoma American Indian Mothers April 2018 (757.5k)
Oklahoma Healthy Youth Project Highlights and Accomplishments  (1.27 MG)
Annual report highlights accomplishments of teen pregnancy prevention program efforts in Oklahoma rural areas. (483 KB)
1 Toddler Nutrition and Physical Activity March 2018 (521k)
Profile of New Fathers in Oklahoma March 2018
PRAMS Brief - Birth Control Practices among Oklahoma Teen Mothers
August 2017 (527.4K)
PRAMS Brief - Preconception Wellness among Mothers with Medicaid August 2017 (158.5k)
Cesarean Section Deliveries in Oklahoma 2011-2015
(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 (789k pdf) September 2016
Patterns of Postpartum Birth Control Use after an Unintended Pregnancy (841k) Summer 2016
Pre and Postnatal Stressors (195k pdf) - Spring 2016
What is Title V? (729k pdf) Dec 2017
Residential Moving and Maternal Stress September 2015 (140k pdf)
Preconception Care and Racial Disparities - Summer 2015 (501k pdf)
Title V State Snapshot
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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