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Baby Steps

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  1. Baby Steps Baby Steps Baby Steps

  2. Baby Steps Vision Infants and children will be healthy, safe, and living in nurturing environments

  3. Baby Steps Collaboration

  4. Baby Steps Target Population • First time mothers • 18 years old or older • Two or more primary risk factors • One or more contributing risk factors

  5. Risk Factors A-2

  6. Baby Steps Outcomes • Childfree of maltreatment • Nurturing Parent-Child interaction • Child’s development is within normal limits • Adequate health care • No unintended pregnancies

  7. Baby Steps Outcomes Cont'd • Mothers achieved high school diploma or GED • Housing is safe and suitable • Income and financial management skills are adequate • Social support is adequate • Family can access available resources

  8. Baby Steps Interventions • Home visits by nurse and social worker • Parent-Child activities directed by Early Childhood teacher • Family group events • Videotaping interactions

  9. Intervention can prevent a negative life course.

  10. Focus on: • Infant’s development • Mother’s personal development • Mother-Infant relationship

  11. Results • Mothers' employment and income has increased • Mothers’ education has increased • Mothers learn to use community resources 13

  12. Subsequent births within 18 months is low • Child maltreatment rate within 12 months of case closure is low • All the children’s well child care and immunizations were up to date • Mother’s demonstrate positive interactions with their child

  13. Baby Steps Clients are saying... • “My Baby Steps leaders helped me through a lot of hard times and believed in me which no one has done before. It gave me that extra push to keep going and do my best even when it seemed like nothing was going right.” • “ … I achieved all of my goals. I no longer receive any financial or medical help from the County. That alone is the best feeling of accomplishment .