Priority Area 4: Maternal & Infant Health

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Maternal & Infant Health

2023-2026 ACTION STEPS

Key measures: Preterm Births; Breastfeeding Rates at Hospital Discharge; Infant Mortality

Support Breastfeeding

  1. Increase the rate of women who exclusively breastfeed at hospital discharge

Ensure Safe Sleep for Infants

  1. Ensure families that have the highest need have access to safe sleep environments for their infants

Provide Smoke-Free Environments

  1. Explore the feasibility of expanding a Moms Quit for 2, and a father’s program to the Moms Quit for 2 Program in Allen County

Increase Referrals to Services

  1. Increase the percentage of eligible women or children who receive support services

Prevent Maternal Mortality

  1. Provide training on urgent prenatal and post birth warning signs

Why it’s important in Allen County

During their last pregnancy within the past five years, Allen County women experienced the following:

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Got a prenatal appointment in the first 3 months (49%)*

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Took a multi-vitamin with folic acid during pregnancy (68%)*

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Received WIC benefits (11%)*

0 %

Received opioid replacement therapy (3%)*