Pregnancy, Infancy and Early Childhood Division (PIE)

PIE promotes physical, social and emotional well-being and resilience. The Division fosters healthy environments during pregnancy, infancy, and through early childhood. Using the life course approach PIE offers direct services, connections and referrals. It conducts research and evaluation; and supports policy and systems development.

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Pregnancy, Infancy and Early Childhood Division
250 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02108


Karin Downs, RN, MPH, Director Karin.Downs@State.MA.US

Who we serve

Our goal is to make sure all children in Massachusetts are raised in healthy, safe, nurturing environments to ensure optimal physical, social and emotional well-being.


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Image credits:  Mother with infant (Shutterstock)