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MCH Documents

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    Maternal and Child Health Section 

    4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin A13 

    Tallahassee, FL 32399-1721 

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. 

Validity of Medicaid Enrollment at Delivery and WIC Prenatal Participation on the Revised Florida Birth Certificate and the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System, 2004-2005 [pdf; 29.64kb]

Prenatal WIC Participation and the Effect on Gestational Weight Gain and Low Birth Weight among Florida's Medicaid Population [pdf; 64.93kb]

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.

Pregnancy-Related Mortality Associated with Obesity in Florida 1999 Through 2002 May 17, 2005 - [pdf; 33kb]

Pregnancy-Related Deaths Due to Hemorrhage, 1999 through 2012 - [pdf; 176kb]

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