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Perinatal and Infant Health Bureau

899 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone (202) 442-5925


The goal of the Perinatal and Infant Health Bureau is to reduce perinatal outcome disparities (including infant mortality, very low birth weight, and preterm births and to improve the preconception/interconception health of women and infants residing in the District of Columbia.


  •     DC Healthy Start Project
  •     DC Linkage and Tracking System
  •     Fetal Alcohol Awareness Syndrome Prevention Program
  •     Genetic & Metabolic Screening Program
  •     Safe Sleep Program
  •     Universal Newborn Hearing Screening Program