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Videos Focusing on the Toddler Years January 13, 2014 - Maternal & Child Health - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health is pleased to announce a new set of videos for parents that showcase the rewards and challenges facing parents of toddlers. The Day Two videos highlight some of the challenges parents with toddlers face and give advice on how to manage difficult situations in pos... « read more »

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Heart Disease Screening for Newborns July 28, 2014 - Newborn Genetic Screening - Information

The New Mexico Department of Health and the New Mexico Chapter of the March of Dimes announced today that all New Mexico hospitals will implement screening all newborns for Critical Congenital Heart Disease (CCHD). Some hospitals are already screening for CCHD and the other remaining hospitals are p... « read more »

Santa Fe WIC Offices Move to New Location July 21, 2014 - Women Infants and Children - Information

A New Mexico Department of Health’s WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) office currently located in the Santa Fe County Health Office will be moving to a new location on August 4, 2014. The clinic is relocating to 2538 Camino Entrada, Suite 204. « read more »

Teen Childbearing in NM Costs Taxpayers $103 Million Annually May 22, 2014 - Teen Pregnancy Prevention - Awareness

The New Mexico Department of Health this National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month is continuing its work to reduce the number of teen pregnancies in the state. Since 2000, the teen birth rate in New Mexico for 15-to-17 year olds has declined by 43 percent. That’s comparable to the national declin... « read more »


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