“Today Not Tomorrow Pregnancy and Infant Support Program (TNT- PISP)”
This pilot project aims to implement and investigate the feasibility and acceptability of a unique community based prenatal care and support model for African American women and infants in Dane County. The model, the "Today Not Tomorrow Pregnancy and Infant Support Program (TNT-PISP)" builds on emerging evidence about how to effectively implement and sustain prenatal care in black communities. It combines three approachesa?"community-based doula programs; group-based models of prenatal care, such as Centering Pregnancy; and community-based pregnancy support groupsa?"into once monthly group sessions held during the prenatal and immediate postpartum period. The project is based at the Today Not Tomorrow Family Resource Center in Madison's East Side Community Center, and carried out in close collaboration with Project Babies, Harambee Village Doulas, and the African American Breastfeeding Alliance of Dane County, Inc.
Today Not Tomorrrow Pregnancy and Infant Support Program
The Today Not Tomorrow Pregnancy and Infant Support Program (TNT-PISP) is a collaborative community-based support group uniquely designed to serve black women and infants through once monthly group sessions delivered prenatally and in the immediate postpartum period.
Addressing Black Infant Mortality in Wisconsin Through a Collaborative Health Equity Approach Through Community Based Group Prenatal Care and Infant Support