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Comprehensive health exams, testing, education and access to resources are available in all 159 counties in Georgia.
A five star system has been developed to encourage maternity centers to promote and support breastfeeding one step at a time.
Our Family Planning program offers comprehensive health care services designed to provide women support with planning when to have children, reduce unintended pregnancies, and determine effective birth control methods.
Infant Mortality is a surrogate measure of how well a society ensures the health of its people, particularly its women and children.
Increase awareness of the issues surrounding pregnancy-associated death, and promote changes in systems, communities and individuals in order to reduce the number of deaths.
Levels of maternal and neonatal care provide guidelines that help ensure mothers and infants receive care in a facility that has the personnel and resources appropriate for their level of risk.
Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) is a drug withdrawal syndrome that results from fetal exposure to substances that were used or abused by the mother during pregnancy.
Are you pregnant and in need of health care? You may be eligible for Medicaid right now.
A collaborative system of hospitals & providers striving to assure that deliveries happen in the hospital with the appropriate level of care for the mother and the infant.
Woman's Right to Know Act updates Georgia's abortion requirements by ensuring that women are given the opportunity to make an informed decision about the procedure.
There is power in planning when to have a family.
60% of the pregnancy-related deaths in Georgia were preventable.
The information on this website is intended as a resource for families to locate public health programs and services in their area serving the health needs of women and children.