Reproductive,

Maternal/Child Health

Improving health to ensure families have healthy pregnancies that lead to healthy children.

Purpose

Ensure that communities within the Olympic region have access to high quality reproductive health care throughout their lives and promote the health safety of Washington’s children.

Addressing Disparity

The reproductive, maternal, and child health project works to address disparities among medicaid beneficiaries who are of reproductive age, pregnant women, mothers of children ages 0 – 3, and children ages 0 – 17.

 

Approach

Providers are encouraged to develop referral processes to community-based programs that address perinatal and early child health disparities by income and race, including Head Start, Nurse Family Partnership and Parents as Teachers.

Partner Success:

Kitsap Children's Clinic Achieved silver status for adolescent immunization rates.