The Maternal Child Health Initiative raises public awareness and works with communities to identify maternal and child health issues, needs and barriers.
These issues and needs are addressed by developing and implementing interventions and prevention strategies identified through the collection, analysis and interpretation of data collected from internal and external resources that target MCH populations.
Outreach services are used to identify health problems for high-risk clients, provide public health information, and referral of services. For more information, please contact the Maternal Child Health Outreach Manager Kathy Kleine, at 918-594-4766.
All women of reproductive age should take folic acid, whether they intend become pregnant or not. The most popular method of birth control is the oral contraceptive pill, used by 10.7 million women in the United States.
Women of all ages may have unintended pregnancies, but some groups, such as teens, are at a higher risk