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  1. Maternal Child Health Coalition January 19th, 2006

  2. Welcome and Introductions

  3. Introductions • Name • Agency • MCH activities

  4. Why Are We Here? • Why do we need an MCH coalition? • What are the MCH needs in our community?

  5. PRAMS • Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System “Was there a visit to or by a medical doctor or nurse within 1 week of hospital discharge?”

  6. Perinatal Periods of Risk

  7. Fetal Infant Mortality Review • A sentinel event that measures a community’s well-being • Measures abilities of health and human services • Associated with many factors

  8. Where Are We Going? • What does the MCH coalition hope to accomplish? • What do we need to be doing?

  9. Nevada Statistics • MCHStatsSheet.doc • Data Source = Nevada Interactive Data Base and Healthy People 2010

  10. Critical Birth Weights in Nevada • LBW= Low Birth Weight • Less than 2500 grams (5 lbs. 8 oz.) • VLBW = Very Low Birth Weight • Less than 1500 grams (3 lbs. 4 oz.)

  11. Critical Birth Weights in Nevada

  12. Infant Mortality

  13. Prenatal Care • Early = Entry into prenatal care in the first trimester (less than 13 weeks) • Adequate = At least 13 visits throughout the pregnancy

  14. Prenatal Care

  15. Teen Pregnancy and Teen Births

  16. Maternal Alcohol Use

  17. Maternal Tobacco Use

  18. Small Group Activity • Select a leader • Review directions • Complete activity • Report to entire group

  19. What’s Next • When should we meet again? • How often should we meet? • What should be on our next agenda?

  20. What’s Next • Leadership and structure? • Who are we missing?

  21. Adjourn