HMHB March 24 Today is Diabetes Alert Day! Take the diabetes risk test and encourage your loved ones to take the test too: Risk Test | NDEPndep.nih.govTo bookmark this page, please copy and... read more »

HMHB March 18 March 24th is Diabetes Alert Day! Check out the 's landing page for resources you can use to raise awareness of type 2 diabetes: Alert Day | NDEPndep.nih.govNDEP effectively... read more »

HMHB March 16 Did you know this week (March 15-21) is National Poison Prevention Week? Children under age 6 make up half of all poison exposures, and drug-related poisonings result in nearly 700,000... read more »

HMHB March 13 We thank our friends at Hager Sharp for once again hosting our quarterly board meeting today! Thank you for always making us feel like part of the family!

HMHB March 10 Congratulations to Janine Lewis, HMHB's Board Chair, for being named a Fellow by The Chicago Community Trust! Janine and her team at Everthrive Illinois are doing amazing work to improve... read more »

HMHB March 5 Did you know March is National Nutrition Month? Our friends at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have promotional resources, games and quizzes to help adults and children make healthy... read more »

HMHB February 23 PC Magazine has recognized Text4baby as one of 10 apps changing healthcare!10 Apps That Are Changing Healthcarewww.pcmag.comYou can now have a doctor's appointment via video call, get a prescription filled through... read more »

HMHB February 20 Latest FluView report shows #flu activity decreased, but remains elevated in the U.S. #VaxWithMeWeekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDCwww.cdc.govWeekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report: FluView -... read more »

HMHB February 19 Have you taken our survey on vaccines yet? If not, please take a moment to do so. Your input is extremely valuable. We will publish results in an upcoming... read more »

HMHB February 9 Immunization - and the risk of not vaccinating - has become a national conversation due to the widespread measles outbreak. HMHB would like your input on the current immunization schedule... read more »

HMHB February 9 Please take our brief survey on the current immunization schedule. Stay tuned for results! read more »

HMHB February 6 RT @CDCFlu: Keep your heart healthy and happy this flu season--share this animated GIF with those you care about! #R… read more »

HMHB January 28 RT @CityMCH: Join @CityMCH, @NFIMR, @HMHBCoalition @CDC_HIVAIDS & @mytext4baby for a Mother-to-Child HIV webinar Jan. 29, 1pm EST https://t… read more »

HMHB January 27 RT @DKWpublichealth: Special congrats to Janine Lewis (HMHB Board Chair) for receiving an MCH leadership award at AMCHP @HMHBCoalition @abt… read more »

HMHB January 27 RT @CDCFlu: If you get the flu & are at high risk for serious complications, prompt antiviral treatment is critical.#FightFlu read more »

HMHB January 27 RT @theMotherhood: Today we’ll talk abt the importance of flu vaccinations this season & what to do if you’re sick w/ flu-like symptoms! #F… read more »

HMHB January 9 RT @FDA_Drug_Info: #FDA Drug Safety Communication on possible risks of pain medicine use during pregnancy read more »

HMHB January 1 All of us at HMHB wish you a healthy 2015! #HappyNewYear read more »

HMHB December 31 Measles, enterovirus, gun violence & more made headlines. What do you think was the biggest #MCH news of 2014? read more »

HMHB December 30 #1in33 US babies is affected by a major birth defect. Nat'l #BirthDefects Prevention Month begins this week: read more »

When Father Knows Best: Dad’s Role in Family Flu Protection by Austin Klise Men’s Health Network During National Influenza Vaccination Week, CDC urges you to get a flu vaccination for yourself and your family, if you haven’t yet done so. Flu season is underway, and as long as flu viruses are... read more »

Partnering to Move the Dial on Maternal and Child Health This Flu Season Text4baby is about connecting pregnant women and new moms to the critical health and safety information they need. And we couldn’t do it without our partners, whose collaboration is at the heart... read more »

Newborn Screening’s Life-Changing Potential: A Family’s Story by Jana Monaco To some, newborn screening is simply one more uncomfortable medical procedure performed on a newborn in the hospital, before going home with family. Yet those who work on newborn screening education - and families... read more »

The Importance & Benefits of Flu Vaccine in Pregnancy Richard H. Beigi, MD Member, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’  (ACOG) Immunization Expert Work Group Associate Professor of Reproductive Sciences, Department of OB/GYN/RS, Magee-Women’s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Fall is just around the corner, and... read more »

An Alcohol-Free Pregnancy Prevents FASD Dan Dubovsky, M.S.W. FASD Specialist SAMHSA FASD Center for Excellence On a daily basis we are bombarded with health messages to keep ourselves and our families healthy and safe. Physical, social, environmental, and spiritual factors are just a... read more »

Make Work and Breastfeeding Work For You by Dr. Nancy C. Lee Director, Office on Women's Health Meet Rebecca Flores, a working mother of two. Unable to breastfeed her first child for as long as she wanted, she... read more »

Vaccination is a Family Affair           by Marla Dalton, CAE Executive Director National Foundation for Infectious Diseases   Whether you are just starting a family or already caring for one, it’s important to keep vaccines in mind to protect yourself and your loved ones.... read more »

The New Definition of “Full Term”: What Moms Need To Know Catherine Y. Spong, M.D. Associate Director for Extramural Research Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) National Institutes of Health U.S. Department of Health and Human Services As a mother... read more »

Overcoming Mental & Physical Trauma After Childbirth: My Story by Timoria McQueen Maternal Health Advocate In March 2014 I gave birth to a healthy and beautiful baby girl. Although I had a long labor, I delivered my daughter... read more »

Tummy Time's Role in Boosting Baby's Development by Gena Rieger Marketing Associate, You probably know one of the best things you can do for your health is to exercise regularly, but did you know the same goes for your baby? Fortunately,... read more »