Maternal-Child Health

Overview: The MCH Research Partnership

The maternal-child health research partnership is a group of community-based organization representatives, health care providers, and researchers/academics committed to increasing equity in maternal-child health outcomes in Springfield using a community-engaged research approach.

Areas of focus for this partnership include:

  • perinatal and reproductive health
  • perinatal mental health
  • adolescent pregnancy and parenting
  • early childhood health and well-being
  • school readiness