For Providers and Partners
Louisiana Maternal Mortality Review Report Released:
On September 6th, 2018 the Louisiana Department of Health released a new report on maternal mortality in Louisiana. Maternal mortality is a pregnancy-related death occurring up to 42 days following the end of a pregnancy. The report includes recommendations made by an expert maternal mortality review committee to guide improvements in maternal health in Louisiana.Read The Report Here
Maternal and Child Health Resources for Providers and Public Health Partners in Louisiana
The Bureau of Family Health has resources and programs to support hospitals, clinics and medical practices, community organizations and other public health agencies in their work to improve the health of Louisiana families. Get to know what the Bureau of Family Health has to offer you and the people you serve!
Our Programs and Resources Can Help You Improve Patient Outcomes and Community Health.
We can provide you and your agency: public health data and statistics; quality improvement support for hospitals around breastfeeding and maternal health; safe sleep information, materials, and media; family coaching and support services (home visiting); early childhood development resources; and training for professionals on key maternal and child health issues, including health and safety in child care centers and sleep-related deaths.