Healthy Behaviors and Choices (e.g. Fitness, Tobacco, Opioids, Nutrition)
Sharing Session - 30 Minutes
This session will describe the Mothers Offering Resources and Education (M.O.R.E.) Initiative, a program offered in DeKalb County, GA, that aims to prevent infant mortality. The program provides expecting mothers and parents of infants with education and resources through the use of lay health advisors and community partners. This presentation will specifically focus on the services provided by the initiative’s lay health advisors and community partners. This session is best suited for local health departments or community organizations seeking innovative solutions to promote healthy behaviors among parents and caregivers in order to reduce infant mortality rates.