50-19-302. Purposes. The purposes of this part are to:
(1) assure that mothers and children, in particular those with low income or with limited availability of health services, receive access to quality maternal and child health services;
(2) reduce infant mortality and the number of low birthweight babies; and
(3) prevent the incidence of children born with chronic illnesses, birth defects, or severe disabilities as a result of inadequate prenatal care.
History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 649, L. 1989.