Maternal & Child Health Bureau

Improving the well-being of women and children is an important public health goal for the CNMI. Their well-being determines the health of the next generation and can help us in predicting future public health challenges for families, communities, and our health care system. Programs and services under the Maternal and Child Health Bureau are grounded in the life course perspective framework with interventions focused on improving the life course trajectories of individuals. Services for Women, Infants, Children, Adolescents, and Children with Special Healthcare Needs are available.

Purpose

The Maternal and Child Health Program, under the Division of Public Health, works with both public and private agencies and other service providers to make available and assure quality health services for mothers, children and families in the CNMI

Mission

To promote and improve the health and wellness of women, infant, children, including children with special health care needs, adolescents and their families through the delivery of quality prevention programs and effective partnership

Vision

Healthy mothers, children and families for a healthier CNMI

Contact Us

Telephone Number: 670-664-8701

Location: 4th floor Marianas Business Plaza, Susupe

Hours1: Monday to Friday 7:30AM-4:30PM

Services & Programs

Women’s Health

A common misconception is that if you feel well you don’t have to think about your health. This is False. Regular check-ups, eating well, physical activity are priorities for good health. Click on this link for information and programs for Women’s Health.

Infant Health

Healthy babies begin with healthy moms! Breastfeeding and newborn screening are also important. Click on this link for resources and information on infant health programs.

Child Health

The early years of a child’s life are very important for his or her health and development. Parents, health professionals, educators, and others can work together as partners to help children grow up to reach their full potential. Child health resources available here.

Teen Health

We’re focused on helping youth reach adulthood with a Healthy Start! Resources to support Teen Health available here.

Children & Youth with Special Healthcare Needs

Children with special healthcare needs, and their families, may need extra support as they grow.

Family Planning

Family planning includes a broad range of services related to achieving and preventing pregnancy, assisting women, men, and couples with achieving their desired number and spacing of children. Confidential services are also available for adolescents. Find out more about the program here!