GS Outcomes

Great Starts Achievement Data, July 2020 – June 2021

Parental roles and responsibilities (e.g. making informed choices about available options for birth and parenting).

  • 98% of expectant mothers and 100% fathers/partners increased in confidence

Knowledge of age-appropriate child/youth development, behaviors, and support resources (e.g. knowledge of community resources such as for help with challenges, parenting advice, questions, and emotional support, etc.).

  • 94% of expectant mothers and 96% fathers/partners increased in knowledge

Ability to manage parenting duties/situations (e.g. to be self-advocates for their family by gathering information, asking questions, & making informed decisions).

  • 90% of expectant mothers and 93% fathers/partners increased in ability

Increase knowledge of strategies that foster secure attachment and/or nurturing relationships (e.g. responding to baby’s needs, comfort and wellness, or safety).

  • 96% of expectant mothers and 98% fathers/partners increased in knowledge

 

Great Starts Effectiveness Data, July 2020 – June 2021

Confidence in parental roles and responsibilities:

  • 42% increase in confidence for expectant mothers and 45% for fathers/ partners.

Knowledge of age-appropriate child/youth development and needs:

  • 42% increase in knowledge for expectant mothers and 42% for fathers/partners.

Ability to manage parenting duties/situations:

  • 30% increase in ability for expectant mothers and 36% for fathers/partners.

Increase knowledge of strategies that foster secure attachment and/or nurturing relationships:

  • 32% increase in knowledge for expectant mothers and 36% for fathers/partners.

The numbers in this chart represent points on a 10-point scale. (0 points = 0% knowledge and 10 points = 100% proficiency in knowledge.)
* Statistical significance at P < 0.001 ⭢ (very strong evidence that results are statistically significant)