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MICH-12 Data Details

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MICH-12 (Developmental) Increase the proportion of pregnant women who attend a series of prepared childbirth classes

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 

Number of women with a live birth who ever attended a childbirth class


Number of women with a live birth

Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective: 
Adapted from HP2010 objective
Questions Used to Obtain the National Baseline Data: 

    From 2012 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System:


    During your most recent pregnancy, did you get any of these services?

    For each one, circle Y (Yes) if you got the service or circle N (No) if you did not get it.

    Classes to prepare you for childbirth and what to expect during labor and delivery

    • Yes
    • No

Revision History

Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.

Description of Changes Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch: 
In 2015, this objective was archived because the data are no longer being collected by the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System (PRAMS) and California's Maternal and Infant Health Assessment (MIHA).