Vermont's children and young people achieve their potential, including: pregnant women and young people thrive; children are ready for school; children succeed in school; youths choose healthy behaviors; youths successfully transition to adulthood and 7 more...less...

Pregnant women and young people thrive

Act 186 - MCH

Vermon's children and young people achieve their potential

All Vermonters have access to healthcare and physical, mental, and substance use prevention services

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VERMONT'S CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE ACHIEVE THEIR POTENTIAL

VERMONT'S CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE ACHIEVE THEIR POTENTIAL

% of women who receive first trimester prenatal care

87%2017

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Last Updated: September 2016

Author: Vermont Department of Health


The proportion of women reporting first trimester prenatal care remains steady at 84% as measured on the birth certificate.

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Act 186 was passed by the Vermont Legislature in 2014 to quantify how well State government is working to achieve the population-level outcomes the Legislature sets for Vermont’s quality of life. It will assist the Legislature in determining how best to invest taxpayer dollars. The Vermont Department of Health and the Agency of Human Services report this information annually. Click here for more information.

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