New Parent Support

Through a grant funded by the Alabama Children’s Trust Fund the Exchange Center has partnered with the Southeast Alabama Medical Center to provide support and prevention education to new parents through the “Baby Whisper” Program.

Developing reasonable expectations for new parents, discussing the dangers of shaking a baby, and educating parents on how to calm a crying baby and community resources for parents. This program will also help parents to develop a plan to cope with sleep deprivation, feelings of postpartum depression, and for respite.