Maternal & Child Health

The Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Epidemiology Section collaborates with the Family and Community Health Bureau programs and MCH partners to effectively use data in monitoring and addressing maternal and child health issues in Montana.  The section analyzes and interprets national, state, and local data for use in program planning, evaluation, assessment, and policy development.

MCH Epidemiology Section Activities

Collaboration with departments and programs to improve and develop data resources and quality

  • Describing demographics and disparities of Montana’s MCH population
  • Statewide MCH Needs Assessment
  • MCH Block Grant data reporting
  • Data analysis and development of reports
  • State Systems Development Initiative (SSDI) grant administration
  • Survey development
  • Study design
  • Evaluation
  • Presentation of reports and results

Surveillance Reports


For information on Montana's Fetal, Infant, Child and Maternal Mortality Review Program, please visit the FICMMR website.

MCH Information and Resources