Mission: BirthMatters seeks to reduce teen pregnancy through reproductive health education and to provide doula support to vulnerable expectant mothers and their families.
Results: The teen pregnancy rate in Spartanburg County has decreased by over 50% since 2010.
Target demographics: Young pregnant women through pregnancy and childbirth, and to prevent teen pregnancy.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 47 young pregnant women, and 500 youth.
Geographic areas served: Spartanburg, SC
Programs: Free doula services for pregnant young women, and free evidence based reproductive health education classes for teens.