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WEBSITE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Kim Malsam-Rysdon, Interim Secretary of Health

South Dakota Baby Care Program

Applying for Services

The South Dakota Baby Care Perinatal Services Program provides the following services to improve pregnancy outcome:

  • risk assessment of pregnant women
  • case management of pregnant women found eligible by the risk assessment
  • perinatal education
  • prenatal/postpartum visits
  • referral to community resources
  • referral for genetic counseling

Request Services

Call the local Community Health Services or Public Health Alliance Office to schedule an appointment. Nursing staff will complete a prenatal risk assessment at your first visit to determine your eligibility for ongoing case management services.

Pregnant women are eligible for the services. There is no fee for services provided.

Funding

The Perinatal Program is funded through the Title V Maternal and Child Health Block Grant with matching state funds. The Department of Health cooperates with the South Dakota Medicaid Program to provide services to Medicaid eligible clients.

Expecting a baby?

The Expecting a Baby? website provides information about caring for yourself, your family and your baby during your pregnancy.

Related Links

The department exercises no control over the content of these sites and provides the links for informational purposes only. This information is not a substitute for medical care.

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