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Strengthening the evidence for maternal and child health programs

MCH History

The MCH Digital Library houses a collection of historical documents and reports related to maternal and child health in the United States and health services for children and families.

A particular focus is programs of the federal government, including activities of the Children's Bureau and Maternal and Child Health MCH services under Title V of the Social Security Act as guided by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration.


Materials in the MCH Digital Library

Legislation and Program Data


Materials on MCH History

Other Historical Collections

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.