- CityMatCH MCH Life Course Toolbox - The MCH Life Course Toolbox is an online resource for MCH researchers, academics, practitioners, policy advocates and others in the field to share information, innovative strategies and tools to integrate the Life Course Perspective into MCH work at the local, state and national levels.
- Moving the Life Course Work Forward: Recommendations from the Life Course Town Hall Meetings - This publication, commissioned by CityMatCH and AMCHP, includes key life course themes and recommendations, as well as information about creating a common language around life course, establishing a shared outcomes framework, designing educational strategies, establishing learning communities and identifying funding strategies.
- Turning the Ship: Making the Shift to a Life Course Framework - Life course session from the 2012 AMCHP Annual Conference
Life Course Stories
Rhode Island - YouTube video of AMCHP's interview with Ana Novais, Executive Director, Division of Community, Family Health & Equity, Rhode Island Department of Health, to tell us about her state's successes around the Life Course.
*Provided by the California Department of Public Health, Maternal, Child and Adolescent Division (CDPH/MCAH) - CDPH/MCAH fully supports the construct of social determinants of health as a means to reduce health disparities. Social conditions such as poverty, lack of social support, racial discrimination and other sources of stress are considered by many experts play an important role in health including birth outcomes. These social, economic, and racial stresses may occur not only during pregnancy but also across a women's entire lifespan, potentially affecting subsequent generations.
*Provided by the Florida Department of Health, Infant, Maternal and Reproductive Health Unit
*Provided by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, First Time Motherhood/New Parents Initiative
*Provided by the Rhode Island Department of Health, Division of Community, Family Health and Equity
Please contact Kate Taft, Program Manager for Child Health, if you are interested in submitting a resource to the State Life Course Resource Center.