Baby University Can Help

boy with big glassesBaby University (Baby U) helps families prepare children for lifelong success, from healthy pregnancies through the preschool years. 

Baby U provides intensive Case Management, Mentoring, Coaching and Support to expectant mothers and families. Services are free and voluntary. Baby U Specialists provide:

  • Mentoring and Coaching Baby U provides one-on-one mentoring to help expectant mothers and families access resources and achieve goals. Baby U works with families to identify strengths, locate resources, and achieve goals.
  • Resource Connections  Baby U has partnered with over 20 local organizations to connect families with needed resources such as quality prenatal care, baby supplies, childcare, and more.
  • Education Baby U promotes healthy pregnancies, nutrition, and early childhood development through education and referrals.
  • Community-Building Baby U links families to supportive networks within one’s own neighborhood and community, thus building stronger community networks.

Baby U Specialists assist families in developing an individualized Family Plan outlining immediate, short, and long term goals as well as action steps to work toward goal achievement. Baby U Specialists will connect families to resources and education related to healthy pregnancies, nutrition, early child development and milestone identification, and multiple other vital resources and referrals.

Baby U Mission:home01

To effectively prepare children for lifelong success, from healthy pregnancies through early childhood development. 


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Baby U is funded through a contract with the City of Chattanooga, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee Foundation, and Signal Centers.


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