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.
Our partner agencies are Southeast Missouri State University in Scott County, Mississippi County Health Department in Mississippi County, Regional Healthcare Foundation in Stoddard County, New Madrid County Family Resource Center in New Madrid County, FCC Behavioral Health in Dunklin County, and Pemiscot Family Health Center in Pemiscot County.
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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Keeping Babies Healthy During A Cold and Flu Season Like No Other
Cold and flu season is always a struggle for babies and parents, with the average…
Regional Partner Spotlight: Sara Pierce
Say hello to Sara Pierce! Sara is one of our regional contacts who works for…
Regional Partner Spotlight: Kaitlyn Kimball
We are excited to introduce you to Kaitlyn Kimball, on of our regional contacts working…