Striving to Eliminate Pregnancy Smoking and Improve Birth Outcomes in Northeast Tennessee
The TIPS program was funded in 2007 by Governor Bredesen's Office of Children Care Coordination for a total of $1.4 million over a four year period. An additional award of $600,000 was made for an 18 month continuation period through June of 2012. The program goal is to improve birth outcomes in Northeast Tennessee by reducing rates of pregnancy smoking and smoke exposure. For more information click here.