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HMHB May 20 Did you know that the Affordable Care Act requires coverage of breastfeeding support and equipment, and well-woman visits with no co-pays? Did you know that it bans discrimination against women and... read more »
HMHB May 18 Over the past week alone, several children have died in hot cars across the country. On this Safe Kids Day, help save lives by reading and sharing our new blog post... read more »
HMHB May 17 Our friends at The Maternal and Child Health Library at Georgetown University have announced a new collection of resources for both professionals and parents, focused on perinatal depression. A great... read more »
HMHB May 17 From Consumer Reports, covering Childbirth Connection's new "Listening to Mothers III," a national survey of women's childbearing experiences.Pregnant? Watch out for unnecessary c-sections and other questionable medical proceduresnews.consumerreports.orgPregnant women often undergo... read more »
HMHB May 16 See the latest on our blog, "New Moms & Mental Health: Tips for National Women's Health Week." Dr. Nancy Lee, director of the Office on Women's Health - U.S. Department of... read more »
HMHB May 15 "Helping mothers deliver and raise healthy babies is now my mission, but all of us should feel empowered to help women access health information that can save lives. You can help... read more »
HMHB May 15 HG Awareness Day is the perfect time to revisit our January blog post with the Hyperemesis Education and Research (HER) Foundation and Dr. Marlena Fejzo of UCLA. Read and share to... read more »
HMHB May 15 Early elective delivery - delivering before 39 weeks of pregnancy without a medical reason - can put babies at risk for breathing and feeding problems, infection, cerebral palsy, and developmental disabilities.... read more »
HMHB May 14 Our friends at the Social Security Administration have released their annual list of top baby names. Does your child's name appear as one of 2012's most popular?Top Baby Names for 2012... read more »
HMHB May 14 We’re excited to announce the 2013 Text4baby State Enrollment Contest! Check out this informational video explaining how text4baby works and how the service helps to reinforce important health and safety... read more »
HMHB May 20 In the news: Tiny preemies get a boost from live music therapy in the NICU #NPIHC http://t.co/YHZtdUuYgj
HMHB May 20 @MCH_Library Happy Monday! It's always our pleasure to share your great resources.
HMHB May 20 Fact Sheet: What the Affordable Care Act means for healthcare of women & their children: @HealthCareGov http://t.co/SEdVhnqDhE
HMHB May 20 New online collection of resources: Depression During & After #Pregnancy from @MCH_Library http://t.co/oA09JvG02x
HMHB May 18 A must-read on #SafeKidsDay! Protect Children from Hot Car Dangers, our new blog post w/ advocate Jan Null: http://t.co/tBWhCx4X3z
HMHB May 18 Protect Children from Hot Car Dangers: Get Prevention-Smart on #SafeKidsDay | Our new guest blog w/ Jan Null http://t.co/8kTrOovGnj
HMHB May 17 "New Moms & Mental Health: Tips for Nat'l Women's Health Week." Pls RT our blog w/ @womenshealth! # http://t.co/bLczGG2aYY
HMHB May 16 Read & RT from our blog! Moms & Mental Health: Tips for #NWHW, with @womenshealth http://t.co/FpPRdlfLm3
HMHB May 16 Underway now! Twitter chat on pregnancy resources w/ @FDAwomen, @mytext4baby, & @MotherToBaby. Use #pregchat.
HMHB May 16 Have Qs about healthy #pregnancy & reliable resources? Chat w/ @FDAWomen @mytext4baby & @MotherToBaby TODAY, 1pm ET. Use #pregchat.
Protect Children from Hot Car Dangers: Get Prevention-Smart on Safe Kids Day by Jan Null, Certified Consulting Meteorologist, Golden Gate Weather Services We’ve all heard about an isolated incident of a child dying in a hot car. However, when put into a nationwide context these cases constitute an epidemic, claiming... read more »
Celebrating National Women's Health Week New Moms & Mental Health: Tips for National Women’s Health Week Nancy C. Lee, M.D. Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health-Women’s Health Director, Office on Women’s Health As the director of the Office on Women’s Health in the U.S.... read more »
Mom's Health Matters Mom’s Health Matters (On Mother’s Day & Every Day) At HMHB, we celebrate motherhood all year long - and work every day to promote maternal health and safety. But on this special day for honoring mothers, we are especially mindful of mom's health, and the many... read more »
Celebrating National Minority Health Month Advancing Health Equity for Moms, Babies, & Families: National Minority Health Month 2013 In the U.S., too many parents lose a child before celebrating the joy of a first birthday. And too many babies... read more »
It's National Women's History Month Did You Know?: Honoring Maternal & Child Health Trailblazers During National Women’s History Month During National Women’s History Month 2013, a series of “Did You Know?” posts have been the buzz of our Facebook and Twitter communities. We’ve enjoyed celebrating the trailblazing achievements... read more »
Join Us In Celebrating Parents Of Preemies Day At the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition and the National Premature Infant Health Coalition (NPIHC), we recognize the courage, commitment, and resilience of those whose lives have been turned upside... read more »
MOMS-TO-BE: What You Should Know About Cervical Length by Elizabeth T. Jordan, DNSc, RNC Johns Hopkins School of Nursing As an expectant mom, your prenatal care provider may advise you to have an ultrasound scan to measure the length of your cervix. Your cervix... read more »
Downton Abbey’s Preeclampsia Drama: Not Just Historical Fiction by Eleni Tsigas Executive Director, Preeclampsia Foundation Downton Abbey, the popular British historical drama set in the early twentieth century, recently caused quite a stir for fans, and for those of us passionate about preeclampsia and... read more »
Text4baby is Turning Three, but It’s Really About the Number One In celebration of text4baby's third birthday, we welcome guest blogger Susan Can, Director, Corporate Equity at Johnson & Johnson. We thank our friends and Johnson & Johnson for their partnership and support of this groundbreaking program. By Susan Can, Director, Corporate Equity at Johnson & Johnson ... read more »
Understanding Hyperemesis Gravidarum by Ann Marie King, Co-Founder, HER Foundation and Marlena Fejzo, PhD, Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA The world recently celebrated the news that Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, is expecting a baby. We... read more »