We believe that all babies should celebrate their first birthday.

Who we are

WE’RE YOU. We’re parents and educators, healthcare and nonprofit employees, grandparents, volunteers and community stakeholders. We’re anyone who cares about the health and wellbeing of Missouri’s Bootheel and the families who call this region home.

Bootheel Babies & Families is a comprehensive community-led initiative working together to lower the Infant Mortality Rate through these key focus areas:

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