Maternal,Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Services


The primary activities of MCAH are:
  • Outreach to families, primarily to women of childbearing age and their children
  • Case management by public health nurses and Health Education Specialists 
  • Provision of information about the MCAH population
  • Education to improve health outcomes for families with women of childbearing age and their child.
CDPH - 2013 State and Local Infant Mortality Rate Data Release

Mother & Infant Referral

In-Hospital Breastfeeding Initiation Data-2012

2013 In-Hospital Breastfeeding Letter

In-Hospital Breastfeeding Statistics (New)

Preterm Birth Rates by County – 2010 (PDF)

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Statistics 2012

California Teen Birth Rates by County – 2011 (PDF)

California Teen Birth Rates – 2011 (PDF)

New Video: How to Keep Sleeping Babies Safe; Facts About Sudden Infant Death

New YouToons Video Explains Health Insurance -- from the Kaiser Family Foundation
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Text4baby TV PSA Release and Webinar Training for Partners

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  • All children are born healthy to healthy mothers
  • No health disparities among racial / ethnic, gender, economic, and religion groups
  • A safe and healthy environment for women and families
  • Equal access for all women, children, and their families to appropriate and needed care within an integrated and seamless system
To achieve these goals, we work to:
  • Assure early and continuous prenatal care for all pregnant women, especially low-income women
  • Reduce the use of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs during pregnancy in order to prevent serious medical problems in the infants who are born to women who use these drugs