Best Start for Babies

​Mission: Increase the capacity at community, agency, and family levels to address the impact of health disparities on birth outcomes and infant health in Oakland County.

About: Best Start for Babies Oakland County (BSBOC) community action team acts on the recommendations made by the Fetal & Infant Mortality Review (FIMR) team to prevent infant deaths through education and community partnership.


  • Breastfeeding promotion
  • Infant safe sleep practices
  • Maternal and child lead exposure prevention
  • Child injury prevention practice
  • Health equity - maternal and infant outcomes
Any interested partners are welcome to join our meetings. Currently, meetings are being held virtually. Please contact Mary McClain at for more information.

2022 Meeting Minutes

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