GS Outcomes

Achievement Rates

Parental roles and responsibilities (e.g. making informed choices about available options for birth, knowing about community resources for support with breastfeeding and parenting challenges).
• 99% of expectant mothers and 98% fathers/partners increased in knowledge

Knowledge of age-appropriate child/youth development and behaviors (e.g. how to respond to baby’s physical and emotional needs; when/how much to feed a baby).
• 91% of expectant mothers and 94% fathers/partners increased in knowledge

Ability to manage parenting duties/situations (e.g. confidence about birth, breastfeeding, and infant safety; knowledge about relaxation and coping skills).
• 70% of expectant mothers and 70% fathers/partners increased in knowledge

Increase knowledge of strategies that foster secure attachment and/or nurturing relationships (e.g. knowing how to read their babies’ cues and respond appropriately).
• 92% of expectant mothers and 92% fathers/partners increased in knowledge

Effectiveness Data

Parental roles and responsibilities:
• 42% increase in knowledge for expectant mothers and 45% for fathers/ partners.

Knowledge of age-appropriate child/youth development and needs:
• 39% increase in knowledge for expectant mothers and 43% for fathers/partners.

Ability to manage parenting duties/situations:
• 23% increase in knowledge for expectant mothers and 24% for fathers/partners.

Increase knowledge of strategies that foster secure attachment and/or nurturing relationships:
• 33% increase in knowledge for expectant mothers and 35% for fathers/partners.