Preventing Infant Mortality in Georgia February 2019

ISSUE 1  FEBRUARY 2019 PREVENTING INFANT MORTALITY IN GEORGIA Taking Care of You Initiative Achieves Improvements in Infant Health Outcomes in Four Georgia Communities his edition of Results Matter highlights findings from the evaluation of Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Taking Care of You (TCOY) Initiative. In 2013, the Foundation launched the initiative to support the design, implementation, and evaluation of evidence-based approaches to reducing adverse birth outcomes. Three TCOY grantees implemented various strategies to reduce preterm births, low birth weight, and infant-related deaths. Overview 2 Grantee Communities 2 Conceptual Framework 4 Cross-Site Evaluation 6 Results 7 Conclusions 14 Key Learnings 14 Foundation Reflections 15