Welcome to Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee

Thank you for your interest in Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee! Our registered nurses make home visits to provide health-care assessments, education and positive parenting skills in effort to prevent infant mortality and child abuse/neglect. Services are provided to new and pregnant mothers and continue through the child’s second birthday.

Stay Connected with Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee

 

  • Become a monthly partner by texting NFNBABIES to 44321 or visiting our donation page.
  • Sign up for our newsletter here.
  • Register your Kroger Plus card to benefit Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee through the free Kroger Community Rewards Program.
  • Volunteer in our office to sort donated items.
  • Serve on our Advisory Board. Contact our Executive Director, Amanda Peltz, if interested.
  • Follow us on social media through the links below!

Contact Us

50 Vantage Way, Suite 101
Nashville, TN 37228
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Phone: (615) 313-9989
Toll Free: 1-800-654-7427

Key Facts

  • Tennessee currently ranks 36th in the nation for infant mortality, according to Kids Count 2015.
  • Nurses for Newborns of Tennessee is a division of the agency headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
  • We are currently serving eight Middle Tennessee counties: Cheatham, Davidson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, and Williamson.
  • In fiscal year 2018, we provided about 1,600 home visits to families.
  • Money raised in Tennessee stays in Tennessee.

In an average week in Tennessee*:

  • 1,569 babies are born
  • 169 are born preterm
  • 140 are born low birth weight (less than 5.5 lbs)
  • 10 babies pass away before reaching their first birthday

*Retrieved from March of Dimes PeriStats, January 2017

Together we can make a difference!

This project is funded under an agreement with the State of Tennessee.