1) To promote mother-infant bonding, increase maternal satisfaction, and improve ease of daily tasks through the use of baby wraps.
2) To educate residents about the safe use and benefits of baby wraps, and encourage promoting them at newborn visits to strengthen physician-patient relationship.
3) To promote baby-wearing and use of wraps in the community.
4) To partner with local groups to help provide fabric and labor for making the wraps on a consistent basis, providing a more sustainable source of wraps.
1) Provide wraps to mothers at Parkland Hospital and those whose newborn visit is a shared medical appointment at Southeast Dallas clinic.
2) Create a curriculum on the use of wraps, benefits, and importance of bonding for interns during newborn nursery rotation
3) Make brochures and hold an educational session for community members that will educate about wraps
4) Contact local community groups to ask for their help in providing the fabric and labor for wrap production.
Evaluation: Survey mothers provided with wraps, residents, and community members who attend the educational session with questionnaires. Determine the number of wraps provided, the number of residents and community members educated, and how many community groups are making wraps.