Are you pregnant and seeking help or services? Know someone who is? Learn about our Healthy Start program and access information on breastfeeding, immunizations, safe sleep habits for infants and more.
For our KC metro community members and organizations lending their expertise: Access information about our Healthy Start program, FIMR, MAIC, PICH, Safe Kids and more.
We are excited to welcome our newest Community Health Worker, Maricela Sanchez! Learn more about Maricela at www.nurturekc.org/team/maricela-sanchez/. It’s important for Nurture KC to have staff on board that represent the communities we serve. Maricela is already connecting with our Spanish-speaking moms and making a difference. #HispanicHeritageMonthREAD MORE
Did you know 95% of Kansans believe in routine immunizations? We were thrilled to share the results of this bi-partisan immunization poll for Kansas at this national conference this week, and to be a model for other states to follow suit. It's important to have a pulse on real public opinion, as it impacts state policies. Learn more about this poll's key findings at www.nurturekc.org/solutions/immunization#surveyREAD MORE
Sadly, infant deaths in KC, MO are well above the national average and Black babies are more than twice as likely to pass away.* Please help us spread the word that September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month. Nurture KC educates families on safe sleep practices for babies to save lives and helps families who have experienced an unimaginable loss. Learn more at www.nurturekc.org/issues/infant-mortality/.
*Source: City of Kansas City, Missouri Health Department
Black Infant Mortality Rate - 9.4 out of 1,000 live births
White Infant Mortality Rate - 3.9 out of 1,000 live births
All Infant Mortality Rates - 6.3 out of 1,000 live births
National Infant Mortality Rate - 5.4 out of 1,000 live births (per CDC)
Nurture KC's Marcela Metcalf talks with Telemundo KC about the importance of immunization and our upcoming flu + COVID vaccine clinics with Walgreens. Watch the PSA here. (Translation: Marcela de Nurture KC habla con Telemundo Kansas City sobre la importancia de la inmunización y nuestras próximas clínicas de vacunación contra la gripe y el COVID con Walgreens.)READ MORE
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