About Us


MCHB’s mission is to reduce health inequities and improve the health and wellbeing of all individuals, families, and communities in Maryland.​


All individuals and families are valued, safe, and informed, with equitable access to resources and servicesInitiatives within the Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) are integrated through a coordinated life course approach. MCHB uses the following strategies to carry out our mission:

  • Build strong partnerships at the local, state, and national levels to coordinate systems of care and improve access to and delivery of health services.
  • ​Fund and administer programs and initiatives to address disparities and improve family health outcomes
  • Empower and educate individuals of reproductive age so they may achieve their reproductive health goals and maintain optimal health
  • Collect, analyze, and monitor data to make informed decisions about public health interventions and priorities.​ ​

​  Questions?​​​ 

​   Email: mdh.mchb@maryland.gov​