Maternal and Child Health

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Maternal and child health

The Title V Maternal and Child Health Program (MCH) primarily works with local public health agencies to improve the health of Coloradans using population-based and infrastructure-building strategies. Our mission is to optimize the health and well-being of mothers and children by employing primary prevention and early intervention public health strategies.

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This is MCH

The Colorado Maternal and Child Health (MCH) program works to impact the health of Coloradans by using a population health approach. Want to learn more about what this means? The "This is MCH" video provides a more in-depth explanation of this work including examples of programs that focus on children and youth with special health care needs (CYSHCN), early childhood obesity prevention and pregnancy-related depression.

Maternal and child health block grant implementation

MCH contracting

Maternal and Child Health Program guidelines and forms for local public health agency partners.

MCH data

Data briefs, trend analysis, data sets.

MCH priority implementation

MCH priority logic models and action plans.

MCH resources and archived trainings

MCH Digest archive, meeting presentation slides and webinar recordings.

MCH workforce development

Information on racial equity, community inclusion, influencing change and positive youth development.

Title V MCH Block Grant

Grant information, narratives, forms, summaries, status report.

Local public health agency resources

Other CDPHE programs that support the MCH population


The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children.