This governmental program is responsible for ensuring the health and well-being of the entire population of women, infants and children by connecting people to services, programs, agencies, maximize resources, and increase quality and effectiveness.
The Michigan Birth Defects Registry (MBDR) tracks more than 1,000 diagnoses of birth defects. This allows the Prevention program to ensure certain populations receive appropriate services and follow-up.
NICHD conducts and supports research on topics related to the health of children, adults, families and populations in order to improve health of all by reducing infant mortality, understanding reproductive health, fertility/infertility, learn about growth and development and examine, prevent and treat birth defects, and intellectual and developmental disabilities.
This free weekly electronic newsletter from Georgetown University, provides timely reference to research, findings, policy developments, recently released publications, new programs and initiatives all affecting the maternal and child health community.
Michigan statistics developed from the collection of vital records ranging from events such as births, deaths, marriages, and divorces.
The Michigan PRAMS is an ongoing survey project of mothers who deliver live births in Michigan. This program is part of a national effort to reduce infant mortality and adverse birth outcomes by providing useful information for developing and implementing intervention programs and evaluating existing programs.
This MDCH website holds overviews of the Family Planning and WIC programs and newsletters and presentations that were created by the WIC and Family Planning epidemiologist.
Reports and statistics from the MDCH Vital Statistics on infant mortality showing trends by county, city, and race.