is to improve the health outcomes pf Allen County Ohio's at-risk expectant parents and infants.
In Ohio, 8 of 1,000 infants do not live to celebrate their first birthday.
Eight percent of Ohio's infants are born with low birth weight.
Rates of infant death and low birth weight are twice as high in African-American infants as compared to Caucasian infants.
Ohio's rates of infant death and low birth weight are above the national average.