What are you studying and why? Mykaela’s answers

Why I am training to be a social worker: I have picked social work as my future profession because I have a passion to help people. One of my professors at SEMO has told me never to use “to help people” as my response when asked why I have gone into social work. But I [...]

What are you studying and why? Valarie’s Answers

Moving away and attending a university away from home can teach you a lot about people, the world around you, and even yourself. This is an amazing journey and life experience I wouldn’t trade. To me, this is one of the points in your life when you discover you. By saying that I mean you […]

Intern Intro: Valarie

Hello Everyone, My name is Valarie Randle. I’m from Charleston, MO and I’m currently a college senior pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Social Work at Murray State University. In my free time, I enjoy listening to music, working out, spending time with my dog, and hanging out with friends. A few hobbies of mine are [...]

Infant Mortality Awareness Month Workshop 2016

    September 23, 2016 Infant Mortality Awareness Month Workshop: Every Baby Deserves a Healthy Start     A big big thank you! We would like to thank everyone that took the time to attend our annual Infant Mortality Awareness Month workshop. As mentioned by our CEO, Cynthia Dean, the primary purpose of this Infant […]

Healthy Start Clients: My Breastfeeding Journey

  August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month. MBRC celebrates and raises awareness on the importance of breastfeeding & provides a long list of benefits for both baby and mom. Breastfeeding is a protective factor for infant mortality, which is why at MBRC we strongly encourage mothers to breastfeed during the child’s first year! Like the […]

Sharing Love from Missouri Bootheel Healthy Start

“Sharing Love from Missouri Bootheel Healthy Start” February is the month for recognition of appreciation & celebration of love to our loved ones; Valentine’s Day! Appreciation and celebration of love should be an everyday thing; however, with the busy daily events, it can be quite easy for people to forget & overlook our blessings with […]

Mother’s Day Celebration (Taking Small Steps to a Healthier you)

MBRC hosted its annual Mother’s Day Celebration on May 7th, Thursday held at the Hayti Community Center. The purpose of this event is to show our appreciation for all mothers and their hard work throughout the year! This event targeted the Healthy Start Case Management clients and consumer Volunteers. We greatly appreciate the role of […]

MBRC Community Baby Shower

A COMMUNITY BABY SHOWER was sponsored by Missouri Bootheel Regional Consortium at Hayti Community Center on March 12th.  This educational event offered free strollers, gift baskets, fun baby shower games, refreshments, speakers, etc. Traditionally, a baby shower celebrates beginning “motherhood.” The purpose of MBRC’s community baby shower was to bring together mothers, babies, and fathers […]

Community Roundtable Conversation on Infant Mortality

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