Maternal Child Health Epidemiology Section

Mission: To provide statewide epidemiological leadership and expertise for the maternal and child health programs that support women and children in Michigan

Goal: To develop evidence-based prevention strategies translated into public health policy and practice

Objectives: To conduct needs assessments, assist with program design and implementation, and provide program evaluation support

Priority Areas: Click on the boxes below to access data and epidemiologic findings for selected areas of Maternal Child Health Epidemiology, as well as a description of each area's epidemiologist.

Birth Defects/ Early Hearing
Detection and
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Newborn Screening
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WIC and Family Planning 
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Michigan Pregnancy
Risk Assessment
Monitoring System
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Unit Wide Projects:  

MCH Databook
MCH Data book 2000-2009 
MCH Data book 1996-2005 

Maternal Mortality

Medicaid Enrollment among Maternal Mortality Cases, 2008-2011
Pregnancy Associated Death in Michigan Fact Sheet, 2013
Michigan Maternal Mortality Surveillance (MMMS): 1999-2004 Report  
Lessons Learned from Maternal Mortality Surveillance in Michigan 1999-2004  

New Methods for Ascertaining Maternal Deaths in Michigan 1999-2003 

Infant Mortality
Infant Mortality Socio-Economic Trends, 2008-2010
Infant Mortality in Michigan

Home Visiting
Maternal Infant Health Program-Return on Investment

Michigan  Perinatal Survey
2005 Michigan Perinatal Survey Report 

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCS)
Michigan Data Brief 2007 

States Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technology (SMART) Collaborative
Michigan's Surveillance Plan, FY 2010-2012 

Preconception Health
The Health of Women and Girls Factsheets Series
Preconception Health Indicators - 2012
Preconception Nutrition and Physical Activity 2010-2011

Adverse Childhood Experiences
Adverse Childhood Experiences in Michigan, 2011-2012 Fact Sheet

                                                                                        History of Maternal Child Health 
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Related Documents
Medicaid Enrollment among Maternal Mortality Cases, 2008-2011 PDF icon
Preconception Nutrition and Physical Activity Fact Sheet PDF icon