Perinatal Care

The time before birth to the first month of life is critical for mother and child. IHA supports advancing perinatal care, improving quality while reducing maternal and infant mortality and morbidity. 

Levels of Care Designation System

Mother with newborn

To help hospital leaders understand changes to the perinatal levels of care designation, IHA hosted a conference call with the Illinois Department of Public Health. The recorded call and PowerPoint slides are available.

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Jan 12, 2018

Perinatal Levels of Care Changes

IDPH and the Perinatal Advisory Committee is seeking hospital feedback regarding how to update the nurse staffing guidelines.

Mar 24, 2017

Safe Haven Law Provisions

Additional provisions of the Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act

Mar 24, 2017

Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act

Hospital responsibilities under the Abandoned Newborn Infant Protection Act.

Jan 03, 2017

Perinatal Levels of Care Designations

Long-range plans to change Perinatal Levels of Care Designations

Nov 10, 2016

IL Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Code

Final rule amending the Illinois Health and Hazardous Substances Registry Code