The Campaign for Black Babies
Reducing black infant mortality by 50% in 10 years
Did you know that twice as many Black babies die before they reach their first birthday? Did you know that in some cities the rate of Black infant mortality is three-times the national average? NBEC’s first report will compile a comprehensive data set on where and why Black babies are dying. The report will feature effective evidence-based practices and policies for reducing Black infant mortality.
Leaving the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and bringing a premature baby home can be frightening and stressful for even the most prepared and experienced parents. Home visitation from culturally appropriate and trained professionals can support parents and babies with this milestone transition and follow families along the journey to baby’s first birthday.
Will You Stand Up for Black Babies?