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Comprehensive health exams, testing, education and access to resources are available in all 159 counties in Georgia.
Comprehensive health care services designed to provide women support with planning when to have children, reduce unintended pregnancies, and determine effective birth control methods.
Pregnancy (perinatal) services are focused on the health of women and babies before, during and after birth.
Are you pregnant and in need of health care? You may be eligible for Medicaid right now.
Access to high-quality perinatal care to Georgians as we recognize that there is a direct relationship between perinatal birth outcomes and the quality of health care services.
To help reduce the impact of breast and cervical cancer in Georgia, the Georgia Department of Public Health provides breast and cervical cancer screening, diagnostic services and referral to treatment as medically indicated to uninsured women residing in Georgia.
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.
A five-star system has been developed to encourage maternity centers to promote and support breastfeeding one step at a time.
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.
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.
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.
Services are available during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Contact your local public health clinic for adjusted COVID-19 services available in your area.