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MCH Program Overview

Block Grant

Bright Futures

Comprehensive Home Visiting

Early Childhood Systems

Genetic Services


Needs Assessment

Prenatal Care Coordination

Public Input

Staff Contacts



The purpose of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) / Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Update is to provide important information on national, state, and local maternal and child health issues. 

The Update is released quarterly. Contact Colleen Peterson if you have questions.  


2014 Issues

March (PDF, 99 KB)

2013 Issues

December (PDF, 118 KB)

August (PDF, 435 KB)

May (PDF, 360 KB)

February (PDF, 304 KB)

2012 Issues

November (PDF, 373 KB)

August (PDF, 356 KB)

May (PDF, 274 KB)

February (PDF, 268 KB)

2011 Issues

November (PDF, 346 KB)

August (PDF, 192 KB)


Last Revised: July 23, 2014


Popular Links

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MCH Hotline (exit DHS)

Children & Youth with Special Health Care Needs

Healthy Birth Outcomes

Injury Prevention

Newborn Screening

Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS)

Wisconsin Early Childhood Collaborating Partners (exit DHS)

Wisconsin Medicaid

WIC Program