Annotation: This final report focuses on the Family Support After an Infant Loss Home Visit Program, conducted by the Monroe County Healthy Department in Rochester, New York, during the period October 1, 1994, through September 30, 1998. The purpose of the program was to reduce infant mortality by providing support and preventive services following the death of an infant. The program provided bereavement support and follow-up and targeted educational interventions to address preconceptional health and other family issues that impact the health of mothers and children. The report, which includes an abstract, is divided into the following sections: (1) purpose of project, (2) goals and objectives, (3) methodology, (4) evaluation, (5) results and outcomes, (6) publications and products, (7) dissemination and utilization of results, (8) future plans and follow-up, and (9) support and resources needed to replicate. The report includes seven appendices: (1) Monroe County perinatal indicators, (2) a family-support-program manual, (3) a pre-service survey, (4) focus group findings, (5) satisfaction survey responses, (6) a family support brochure, and (7) a child and family health services brochure. [Funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau]
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Keywords: Bereavement, Child health, Community programs, Education, Family support programs, Family support services, Final reports, Home visiting, Infant death, Infant health, Infant mortality, Intervention, Low income groups, New York, Perinatal health, Prevention programs, Reproductive health, Women's health