The Division of Maternal and Child Health is committed to health and well-being before, during and after pregnancy.
Find helpful information and resources to support individuals who are breastfeeding and their families.
An individual’s ability to access family planning, which allows them to choose whether and when to have children, has a direct impact on ther health and well-being, as well as on the outcome of each pregnancy. Family planning is achieved through use of contraceptive methods and the treatment of involuntary infertility.
Dental health is especially important for pregnant women because the bacteria that cause dental decay can be spread from mom to baby unknowingly.
Low-income adults and those with mental health and substance use disorders have higher rates of tobacco use – and greater impacts on their health and quality of life.