Enacted in 1935 as a part of the Social Security Act, the Title V Maternal and Child Health Program is the Nation’s oldest Federal-State partnership.
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Among industrialized nations the U.S. ranks 27th. Too many U.S. babies are born to small or soon, and preterm birth is a leading cause of infant death.
Enacted in 1935 as a part of the Social Security Act, the Title V Maternal and Child Health Program is the Nation’s oldest Federal-State partnership. For over 75 years, the Federal Title V Maternal and Child Health program has provided a foundation for ensuring the health of the Nation’s mothers, women, children and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs, and their families. Title V converted to a Block Grant Program in 1981.
Transformation of the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant
Refining the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant
HRSA-14-101 Maternal, Infant & Early Childhood Home Visiting: Nonprofit Organizations
HRSA-14-095 Safe Infant Sleep Systems Integration Program
HRSA-14-089 Newborn Screening Data Repository and Technical Assistance Center
HRSA-14-089 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA)
HRSA-14-127 R40 MCH Autism Longitudinal Data Project
HRSA-14-125 R40 MCH Autism Secondary Data Analysis Studies (SDAS) Program
HRSA-14-037 R40 MCH Autism Intervention Research Program
HRSA-14-036 MCH Health Care Transitions Research Network (HCT-RN) for Youth and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
HRSA-14-081 Affordable Care Act - Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Formula Grant Program Limited Competition
HRSA-14-085 Newborn Screening Clearinghouse
HRSA-14-091 MCH Adolescent and Young Adult Health Research Network
HRSA-14-030 State Implementation Grants for Enhancing the System of Services for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs through Systems Integration
HRSA-14-134 Alliance for Innovation on Maternal Health
The EPSDT Program is the child health component of Medicaid. It's required in every state and is designed to improve the health of low-income children, by financing appropriate and necessary pediatric services. This website provides information about how EPSDT works with public health, families, managed care organizations, pediatricians, and other health providers. Learn more
Helping Baby "Back to Sleep" - This fact sheet discusses the importance of placing babies on their backs to sleep to lower the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). Also available in Spanish.
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010- These guidelines are intended to be used in developing educational materials and aiding policymakers in designing and carrying out nutrition-related programs.
The Death of a Child. The Grief of the Parents: A Lifetime Journey -This booklet discusses common and individual characteristics of parental grief, the unique grief of parents who lose an infant to SUID/SIDS.
The Only Soft Touch Your Baby Needs is YOU! - This flyer advises parents not to use soft materials in their baby’s crib, such as pillows, padding, comforters, which may put the baby at risk for suffocation.
Grieving Child: Helping Children Cope When an Infant Dies. Second Edition.- This booklet is intended as a resource for parents, child care providers, and other adults who must explain the death of a young sibling or friend to children and help them grieve.
30 Million Children Will Receive Emergency Care This Year. This brochure is designed to raise national awareness about the importance of being prepared for pediatric medical emergencies.
National Survey of Children's Health. The Health and Well-Being of Children in Rural Areas: A Portrait of the Nation (2007) - This chartbook presents findings on the health and well-being of children in rural areas, including National and State level data.
The National Survey of Children's Health 2007. The Health and Well-Being of Children: A Portrait of States and the Nation 2007 (July 2009). This chartbook presents the major findings of the National Survey of Children’s Health conducted in 2007. It addresses multiple aspects of children’s health and well-being that may be supportive or threatening.
Birth to 5: Watch Me Thrive! encourages healthy developmental and behavioral screening for children
Maternal & Child Heatlh: Reach Out & Help Families Enroll video message from Associate Administrator for MCH Michael Lu, MD, MS, MPH
Affordable Care Act and HRSA Programs
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