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 Dennison, if interested.
- Follow us on social media through the links below!
- 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.
- 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