Is participation from all three groups necessary for a successful Storks Nest?
What are their specific roles? Yes. The March of Dimes establishes community contacts, provides guidance, publicity and personnel and supplies start-up funding (if available), as well as educational and other materials. Zeta Phi Beta Sorority provides volunteers to operate each Nest and conducts the educational classes. The local health care agency is responsible for client referral and tracking. What are the components of the Stork’s Nest program? Must I implement all components? There are two components of the Stork’s Nest program-the incentive component and the educational component. Both components must be implemented for the program to be effective. Incentive items are given to pregnant moms to encourage them to make and keep prenatal care appointments. Educational classes teach pregnant moms how to care for themselves and their babies. What good health habits does the Nest promote? • Beginning prenatal care early, and keeping all scheduled prenatal care appointments • Attending e