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About Maternal and Child Health

About Maternal and Child Health

Through partnerships and collaboration with other agencies, Maternal and Child Health Services works to improve access to health services and reduce disparities in health outcomes for the mothers, expecting mothers, children and teens in New Jersey.  We offer resources and services to individuals and families as well as perform critical research to increase our knowledge and ability to serve these groups.

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2018 Block Grant Application

2018 Block Grant Application

The state narrative for the Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant for 2018 is available for public review.


Adolescent Health

The development of healthy habits among teens is one of the best ways to prevent the chronic health conditions that occur in adulthood.  Visit our Adolescent Health pages to see what we're doing and what you can do to help.

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Improving Pregnancy Outcomes

The Department of Health has a number of programs aimed at increasing the chances of a successful pregnancy for women who are pregnant and for newborn infants.  We also have a research unit that works on establishing trends as well as identifying best practices to promote and risk factors to avoid. 

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Mental Health Concerns for New Parents

Postpartum Depression and other Perinatal Mood Disorders (PMD) are very common but knowing that there are treatments available that work isn't so common.  If you or someone you know might be affected, then take a look at this site for some helpful information. We also have resources for Healthcare Professionals!

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Maternal and Child Health Consortia (MCHC)

The MCHC are non-profit partners that engage in various activities that work closely with the Department of Health to promote quality health services in New Jersey.  You'll find our MCHC partners mentioned throughout the Maternal and Child Health site. 

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Last Reviewed: 6/13/2017

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