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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Women’s Health

Contact the Maternal and Child Health Section

  • 850-245-4465
  • Fax

    850-245-4047
  • Mailing Address

    Maternal and Child Health Section

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A13

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1721

Family Planning

Floridas family planning and related preventive health services are available to both males and females, including teens, in all 67 counties through the local county health departments or contracted agencies. Family planning services are provided on a voluntary basis in a confidential manner. Culturally sensitive information and the value of planning your pregnancies are available in order to make an informed decision regarding the use of birth control.

Pregnancy

Pregnancy—If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant there are steps you can take for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. The healthier you are, the better chance you have of your baby being born healthy. 

WIC

WIC is a federally funded nutrition program for Women, Infants, and Children. WIC provides the following at no cost: healthy foods, nutrition education and counseling, breastfeeding support, and referrals for health care.