Applying for Services

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

  • risk assessment of pregnant women
  • monthly visits with a nurse during pregnancy and once after baby is born
  • education to learn about having a healthy pregnancy and healthy baby
  • referral to community resources

Request Services

Call the local Child & Family 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.

There is no fee for services provided.


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.