Kansas is the best place to be born and to be a mother.


To improve Kansas’ maternal and infant health outcomes by assuring quality perinatal care using data-driven, evidence-based practice, and quality improvement processes.


  1. Establish and provide oversight for multiple state-wide quality improvement initiatives to improve birth outcomes.
  2. Promote systems changes by gathering data resources and increasing use of evidence-based practices for perinatal health.
  3. Bring personalized support to Kansas communities by providing education and resources for perinatal health.