Maternal and Child Health

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Program serves a key role in the provision of maternal and child health services in Kansas.

Mission: To improve the health and well-being of the nation’s mothers, infants, children, and youth, including those with special healthcare needs, and their families.

MCH programs promote the development of local systems of health care and target four population health domains:

1. Pregnant women

2. Perinatal/Infant Health: less than age 1

3. Child Health: 1 through 11 years of age

4. Adolescent Health: 12 through 21 years of age