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  • Infant Mortality Memphis, TN Ashley Eaves, Brittany Taylor, Casey Kirby, Kayla Fletcher and Casey Sparks
  • Infant mortality:Number of deaths for every 1,000 babies born
  • These babies will never make it to their 1st birthday
  • In Memphis, TNa baby dies every 43 hours
  • In 2006, Memphis and Shelby County ranked 1st with 13.8% per 1,000 births
  • Why is This?
  • #1 cause of infant mortality is low birth weight
  • What contributes to low birth weight? Age of mother TeenPregnancy:In 2006 43.3% of births inShelby County were born to mothers Ages 10-19
  • Another leading contributing factor of low birth weight: race
  • 2006’s Infant Mortality in Memphis, TN 622 births born to white mothers 2,377 births born to African American mothers
  • NOW IS THE TIMETO RAISE AWARNESS!!
  • “Invest In today for your rate of return tomorrow” Netasha Bowers, The Blues Project
  • RAISING COMMUNITY AWARENESS CAN MAKE A CHANGE
  • Clinic for the cause
  • Campaigning for the Cause
  • ReferencesLamar, K. (n.d.). The Blues Project. [image]. Retrieved from https://media.achievesolutions.net/Content/BLUES%20Project%20Annual%2 0Report%202005-2009.pdfInfant Mortality Baby Rattle [image]. (n.d.). Retrieved from http://www.urbanchildinstitute.org/media-resources/editorial-illustrations/infant- mortality-baby-rattleInfant mortality documentary preview [video file]. (2010, September 14). Video posted to http://youtu.be/5JmEtjfUNf8Leake, C., & Appleby, D. (2008). Tennessees high infant death rate. ABCNews.com. Retrieved from http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=5627305&page=The baby feat project faq(n.d.). Infant Mortality Force Memphis | Memphis Its Possible!. Retrieved from http://mimemphis.wordpress.com/the-baby-feat-project-faq/Nader, C. Florida girl world’s most premature baby. (2007). theage.com. Retrieved from http://www.theage.com.au/news/national/florida-girl-worlds-most-premature- baby/2007/02/20/1171733764459.htmlnews channel 3 memphis [video file]. (n.d.). Video posted to http://youtu.be/rPfc5wQ7fJIPremature babies (n.d.). medical babies early births. Retrieved from http://article.wn.com/view/2011/07/14/Medical_Babies_early_births_linked_to_hi gher_death_risk/#/related_newsTeen pregnancy Memphis. (2011). FoxNews.com. Retrieved from http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/01/14/teens-pregnant-menphis-high-school