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.
To decrease infant mortality and morbidity and reduce
the incidence of teen pregnancy.
It is the vision of the Gift of Life (GOL) that all
women receive a continuum of obstetrical care, education, and support so
that their children are born healthy, resilient, and with the
determination to go forward, due to access to quality maternal and child
healthcare resources that are informed, supportive, and promote healthy