Our focus is on all elements that impact the health of pregnant women and children including prevention of malnutrition, effective water and sanitation protection, social support for pregnant women and providing linkages with community based organizations. The fundamental basis on how use to approach our work is to incorporate the culture of the community to provide services to vulnerable women and children in a comprehensive method. We also use tools to connect new information to everyday actions mothers can take to promote children’s health and development. We implement evidence based interventions, community involvement and research to carry out our work. In addition, we work tirelessly to develop innovative outreach approaches that helps mothers absorb health information and gradually adopt behavorial changes.
Babyphoria’s parent education programme is designed to offer both the child and mother (or primary caregiver) exceptional educational techniques for mothers and babies in a warm, family-friendly environment. Parents are taught specific activities and techniques to foster their own child's growth and development. The program is oriented through parent education and as a tool for health promotion. Mothers will learn the benefits and consequences of how they care for their babies. Mothers will also learn early signs for potential problems and early intervention measures. Coaching parents and providing them with support is essential to develop a child and also important for child survival. The programme includes the Mommy and Me, Toddler and Me, as well as a parent support group.
Babyphoria will host be hosting an annual health fair that features several health promotion activities, wellness seminars, health screening, giveaways and more. The objective is to address the health issues facing pregnant, lactating mothers and infants. The fair will feature booths that focus on healthy eating, disease awareness and prevention as well as provide linkages to community based organizations.
We work towards developing education programs referred to as Poverty Shield including vocational training and advocating for access to school for mothers and their families. Other aspects include imparting quality education and helping communities expand their economic development reach.
Early Childhood Development
We provide a way for toddlers to learn and develop skills to support education throughout their formative years. We focus on all the parts of the development including; social physical, intellectual, creative and emotional. The power of play initiative brings joy into the lives of toddlers by teaching parents how to foster healthy physical and cognitive development through play. The program engages families in educational activities and interactive parent-child play.
& Health Interventions
We provide training and scholarships for midwives, nurses and community health workers to address the needs of childbirth and newborn care. We also address the needs of maternal health because it greatly impacts the health of the newborn. Intervention programs are being developed in newborn survival to ensure the first thirty days of a newborn life is healthy. We work with local health clinics to reduce child related illnesses, combat malnutrition and pre mature deaths due to treatable diseases in addition to improving new born and maternal healthcare. Through advocacy and providing health education we will be an agent of change to achieve our goals.