The Statewide Perinatal Care Program provides professional training, development of standards/guidelines of care, consultation to regional and primary providers and evaluation of the quality of care delivered to reduce the mortality and morbidity of infants. Through a contract with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, these services are provided to all hospitals that perform deliveries. More intensive services are directed toward the following regional centers: two tertiary care centers, and 10 secondary centers.
Statewide Perinatal Care History
8th Edition of the Guidelines for Perinatal Services
2013 Appendicies to the Guidelines for Perinatal Services
Iowa Hospitals with Maternity Services
Map of Iowa Hospitals with Maternity Services
Newsletters from the Statewide Perinatal Care Program
The statewide Perinatal care Program provides two quarterly newsletters to providers of obstetrical and newborn care.
- Progeny provides information to hospital-based staff caring for mothers and infants.
- The Iowa Perinatal Letter provides clinically-oriented information to family physicians.
For more information:
- Dr. Jeffrey L. Segar, MD
Program Director, Neonatologist
Department of Pediatrics
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1083
- Stephanie Trusty, BSN
Iowa Department of Public Health
321 East 12th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0075
- You may also use the "Contact Us" page to submit questions online.