Esperanza’s Community Health Promoters Training Program was developed to trained community residents how to become leaders in their community.  With the collaboration of other organizations, the training has been a success. 

“Comenzando Bien”, Health Pregnancy Curriculum from March of Dimes  was designed to  assist participants how to experience a healthy pregnancy, as well as promoting an healthy environment.  March of Dimes mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.  

Health Promoters learning how to properly care for their babies

 

Promotoras de Salud learning how to care for premature babies.

Goals of the curriculum include:

  • to give correct and adequate information in a cultural and appropriate language to hispanic women and their families about prenancy and behaviors that promote a healthy pregnancy.
  • Create a healthy environment for healthy habits.
  • Assist participants on how to become consumers of prenatal services.

March of Dimes: http://www.nacersano.org/quienes_somos/10439.asp