Gift of Life
In 1988, in the face of an alarming infant mortality rate, Central
Alabama's community leaders, healthcare professionals, and concerned
citizens formed a public and private sector partnership called Gift of Life.
The Gift of Life Foundation has lived up to its name by providing an efficient
and caring system of perinatal services, education,
tracking, and care coordination for pregnant women and their
babies--regardless of their ability to pay.
include: prenatal care, delivery,
postpartum care, nutrition counseling, child health services, maternal
health education, and school abstinence education.
CTF Personalized Car Tags
Children's Trust Fund Specialty Car Tag is available for purchase at
your local Probate Office. It's tax deductible and proceeds directly
fund community-based prevention programs like Gift of Life's
Nurse-Family Partnership Program.
Fall/Winter 2012 Newsletter (pdf)
The Boppy Effect:
Get One, Give One...
Gift of Life's Nurse-Family Partnership was the recent recipient of this
of Life Recipient of Grants
The Gift of Life
recently received grants from the Kiwanis Club of Montgomery/ Kiwanis Club
of Montgomery Foundation. Also, the Gift of Life's Nurse-Family Partnership
was recently awarded grants from the Alabama Chapter of the March of Dimes,
Children's Trust Fund, and the Daniel Foundation.
2011 Infant Mortality Rate
The Alabama Department of Public Health recently released the 2011 infant
mortality rates. Below are figures for each county in the three Gift of Life
Maternity Care Program districts.
NFP Receives Grant
We are pleased to announce that Gift of Life Nurse Family Partnership has
been named one of several recipients to receive the Project AKA grant. NFP
was awarded a $500 grant through the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Beta
Nu Omega Chapter.
Gift of Life offers adult and
teen classes at no cost to any Maternity Care Program enrollee living in
Montgomery and the surrounding areas.
Why the Last Weeks of
In recent years, more women are asking to schedule their vaginal deliveries
(induction) or Cesarean sections before 39 completed weeks of pregnancy.
(These are called elective deliveries.) A baby reaches full term at 40
weeks. Giving birth before a baby reaches full term can be harmful to you
and your baby.
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