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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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Contact the Maternal and Child Health Section

  •  850-245-4465



    Mailing Address

    Maternal and Child Health Section 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A13 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1721 

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.

Follow the links below to learn more.   

Preconception Health

Prenatal Care

Tobacco Use in Pregnancy

High Blood Pressure and Preeclampsia

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking

Flu and Pregnancy

Healthy Start

Emergency Preparedness for Pregnant Women


Perinatal Hepatitis B

Family Health Line

Pregnancy and Diabetes

After Pregnancy

Community Involvement

Florida Birth Defects Registry