Maternal Child Health Services

The Maternal and Infant (M&I) services consists of professional nurse consultants who provide family-centered, culturally-competent, quality care for women, children, and adolescents. The M&I staff partners with other agencies to provide health resources, education, outreach and family support for healthy mothers, infants, children and adolescents.


The M&I program provides:

  • Newborn assessment
  • Developmental screenings
  • Kan-Be-Healthy physicals
  • Community outreach
  • Postpartum outreach and education
  • Public health nutrition/WIC referrals
  • Community referrals to other local agencies
  • Maternal, child and adolescent oral health screenings
  • Breastfeeding education
  • Help with establishing an OB/GYN doctor
  • Assistance with applying for SRS and Medicaid
  • Prenatal Care Group- a focus and care group for pregnant moms
For more information or need to speak with a M&I nurse please call the Geary County Health Department at: (785) 762-5788.