The LAMB (Los Angeles Mommy and Baby) Project is
sponsored by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. It is both
a population-based surveillance tool and a community outreach project. The
LAMB survey asks mothers who recently delivered a baby about events that
happened before, during, and after their pregnancy.
To improve maternal health during pregnancy and to prevent
babies from being born too early or too small
- To better understand the causes of poor birth outcomes in Los Angeles
- To identify areas where help and resources are needed the most.
- To improve the health and human services of future mothers and babies in
Los Angeles County.