Have a full-term pregnancy
Baby Talk participants were more likely to have a full-term pregnancy compared to Sedgwick County Moms (78% vs 61%).
Compared to matched County births, Baby Talk participants were more likely to initiate breastfeeding.
•Non-Hispanic white: 96% vs. 90%
•Non-Hispanic black: 91% vs. 77%
Higher knowledge of healthy pregnancy and safe infant care
Compared to pretest scores Baby Talk participants show significantly increased knowledge of healthy pregnancy practices and safe infant care after completing the program.
Baby Talk is supported by Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the Center for Research for Infant Birth and Survival (CRIBS), and managed by the KU School of Medicine- Wichita Department of Pediatrics
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