Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Documents
These publications provide information about goals and objectives, guidelines, and data about the activities that improve the health of mothers and babies in Florida. They are in a format called Portable Document Format (PDF). You must get the Adobe Acrobat Reader (free) from Adobe to read the files.
To download the file to your computer, right-click on the file and select "Save Target As ...". The files are large and may take a while to display or download depending on the speed of your Internet connection.
Survey of MCH Needs - Final Report
- [pdf; 587kb]
As part of the statewide five-year needs assessment conducted for the FY2006 MCH Block Grant application, the Department of Health contracted with Florida State University to conduct a survey of MCH clients/consumers, providers, and key informants. This report details the results of mail and Web-based surveys conducted in 2005.
Short Birth Intervals: Associated Maternal Factors and Subsequent Risk of Adverse Birth Outcomes
- [pdf; 97kb]
This paper analyzes the characteristics of women who have short birth intervals and also analyzes birth outcomes in relation to short birth intervals.