Maternal and Child Health

The Birth to 3 Program is Wisconsin’s early intervention program for infants and toddlers with developmental delays or disabilities and their families. Eligibility is based on a diagnosed disability or significant delay in one or more areas of development.
Breastfeeding provides many health, nutritional, economic, and emotional benefits to the mother and baby. There are also significant benefits to the community, workplace and the environment.
It is important to recognize when a child is sick with a communicable disease so the child can get medical care and stop the spread of disease.
The Department of Health Services (DHS) implemented a multi-year initiative to achieve equity in birth outcomes, eliminating racial and ethnic disparities.
Find information about vaccine recommendations, vaccine preventable diseases, immunization coverage rates, and the Wisconsin Immunization Registry.
The mission of Title V MCH is to improve the health and well-being of the nation’s mothers, infants, children, and youth, including children and youth with special health care needs, and their families.
Currently, newborns in Wisconsin are screened for 46 disorders, including hearing loss and critical congenital heart disease (CCHD). The screening program's role is to help ensure that the program succeeds in screening, diagnosing, and treating all Wisconsin newborns for certain conditions.
Prenatal Care Coordination (PNCC) is a Medicaid and BadgerCare Plus benefit that helps pregnant women get the support and services they need to have a healthy baby.
Wisconsin’s Planning and Application Process What is Title X? The Title X Family Planning Program was enacted in 1970 as part of the Public Health Service Act (PHSA). Administered by the Office of Population Affairs (OPA) within the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (OASH), Title X is
The Wisconsin Well Woman Program (WWWP) provides preventive health screening services to women with little or no health insurance coverage. Well Woman pays for mammograms, Pap tests, certain other health screenings, and multiple sclerosis testing for women with high risk signs of multiple sclerosis.
Last Revised: February 11, 2015