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1 The Los Angeles County Preconception Health Collaborative Project Cynthia A. Harding, MPH Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Programs Los Angeles County

2 Los Angeles, California 1 2

3 Selected Perinatal Health Statistics, 2004 Compared with HP 2010 Goals 3

4 Selected Health Conditions and Behaviors Women 18 – 44 Years, 2005 Alcohol consumption, (past month) Depression/depressive disorder Diabetes High blood pressure Obesity Smoking LAC % 13.8% 3.0% 8.8% 17.1% 12.2% 4 CA % - 2.3% 9.3% 17.9% 12.3% LA Health Survey California Health Interview Survey

5 Efforts to Improve Birth Outcomes Los Angeles County 2005 Perinatal Summit Diverse stakeholders & leadership Unified call to action Recommendation to promote improved preconception health 5

6 Preconception Care Council of California Sponsored by CA Dept. of Public Health & March of Dimes CA Chapter Statewide forum for planning and decision- making for the integration, development and promotion of preconception care Clearinghouse for Preconception efforts across the State

7 6 Los Angeles County Preconception Health Community Profile Los Angeles County Public Health Department Foundations Churches Schools LAC Dept LAC Dept Parks & RecreationFirst5 LA Mental HealthCalifornia FamilyBlack Infant Breastfeeding Health CouncilsHealth Program Hospitals Task Force of Greater Los Asthma Angeles Coalition MCH Access Service PHFE-WIC Planning Areas LA Best Physicians LAC Health March ofHealthyBabiesMidwives Dept of Public Plans DimesBirthsNetwork Nurse Practitioners Social Services LearningCommunity Clinics LA CareCollaborativesAssociation

8 Los Angeles Collaborative Core Members California Family Health Council LA Best Babies Network LA County Public Health Department March of Dimes PHFE – WIC Program 7

9 Collaborative Activities Baseline preconception health (PCH) data Speakers Bureau presentation on PCH Curriculum to integrate pre- & interconception health into family planning clinics Interconception Care - Case Management of High Risk Women in PHFE – WIC Improve communication among stakeholders 8

10 Short-Range Project Goals Preconception brief Speakers Bureau presentation Toolkit to plan reproductive life plan Integrate pre- interconception care into Title X family planning programs PHFE-WIC case management to high- risk mothers 9

11 Long-Range Project Goals Policy/advocacy Increase postpartum visits Improve content of risk reduction/health promotion at postpartum visit Decrease: Unintended pregnancies »Prepregnancy obesity »Infant mortality »Low birthweight births 10

12 Putting the Pieces Together L. A. Public Health CDC State Partners

13 L.A. Public Health State CDCCDC Questions?

14 Cynthia A. Harding, MPH Director Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health Programs Los Angeles County


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