HMHB May 4 HMHB shares big news for the future of moms and babies! Read our latest blog post to learn more. read more »

HMHB April 15 Beech-Nut Nutrition Recalls Baby Food Product Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination read more »

HMHB April 15 Great article on Jan Null @ggweather, who dedicates his time to preventing child deaths in hot cars. read more »

HMHB April 13 We're excited to share findings from a new @HRSAgov evaluation of @mytext4baby. Learn more: read more »

HMHB April 3 New study looks at rate of misdiagnosis and missed diagnoses of FASD in foster and adopted children. Read a review at 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 »

LOOKING TO THE FUTURE FOR HEALTHY MOMS & BABIES LOOKING TO THE FUTURE FOR HEALTHY MOMS & BABIES For more than 33 years, the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) has been a leading voice for maternal and child health and safety, building and leveraging partnerships as a catalyst for change. From the beginning,... 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 »