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Press Releases

Text4baby Wins PRSA 2011 Best of Silver Anvil Award

Thursday, June 16th, 2011

Organizations Partner to Promote “Going Mobile With Pregnancy Education” June 10, 2011 – The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) presented the 2011 Best of Silver Anvil Award to the “Text4baby: Going Mobile With Pregnancy Education” campaign, which provided and promoted a free service that sends weekly text messages to educate women on how to…  read more >>


Text4baby Announces Plans to Reach One Million Moms

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Commitment from Johnson & Johnson Enables Growth of Nation’s Largest Mobile Health Initiative November 9, 2010 – The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) today announced a major expansion of its groundbreaking text4baby program, a free mobile information service offering practical information for improved maternal and infant health. The expansion of the platform and…  read more >>


text4baby & USDA

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

text4baby & USDA Team Up to Help Babies Get a Healthy Start October 12, 2010 – The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) and the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) have partnered to share text4baby, HMHB’s free mobile health service, with pregnant women and new mothers who receive services through USDA’s Special Supplemental Nutrition Program…  read more >>


Are You Up-to-Date? Vaccinate!

Monday, August 30th, 2010

National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition Calls on the Country to Observe National Immunization Awareness Month August 30, 2010 – During National Immunization Awareness Month, the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) is reaching out to educate families about the need for immunization across the lifespan.  The importance of immunization at all ages and…  read more >>


text4baby is HHSinnovates Award Winner

Friday, August 6th, 2010

HHS Secretary Sebelius Announces text4baby as HHSinnovates Award Winner August 6, 2010 – Text4baby, a program of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), has been honored with a US Department of Health and Human Services HHSinnovates award, presented by HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius at a ceremony in Washington, DC.  This week, Representatives from…  read more >>


Innovation Winners Celebrated

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Innovation Winners Celebrated Following HHS Employee Vote WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius today announced the six winners of innovation awards in the first cycle of the HHSinnovates program. The program is aimed at supporting a “culture of innovation” in one of the federal government’s largest Departments. “We launched the HHSinnovates awards program this year because we recognize…  read more >>


Guidelines Emphasize Eating Seafood for All Americans, Especially Pregnant and Breastfeeding Women

Wednesday, July 14th, 2010

Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Released and Open for Public Comment July 12, 2010 – Washington, D.C. – The Report of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, upon which federal agencies will base the 2010 Dietary Guidelines and MyPyramid, was recently released and includes advice to eat more seafood for better heart health in…  read more >>


Sharing Innovations in Health

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

A Partnership on Mobile Technologies to Promote Healthy Mothers and Babies in Russia June 23, 2010 – The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) and the Healthy Russia Foundation will announce the launch of text4baby International at today’s Civil Society Summit.  Taking place in tandem with the Obama-Medvedev Presidential Summit, this forum brings together…  read more >>


Congresswoman Capps Champions text4baby

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

US Congresswoman Lois Capps Champions text4baby, Helping California Babies Get a Healthy Start June 9, 2010 – The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) applauds US Representative Lois Capps (D-CA) for her commitment to helping children in her district get a healthy start by sharing HMHB’s innovative new mobile health messaging service with her…  read more >>


First Free Mobile Health Service for Pregnant Women

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

U.S. Chief Technology Officer Announces Launch of First Free Mobile Health Service for Pregnant Women, New Mothers Technology Companies, Health Professionals, and Federal, State, and Local Agencies Combine Forces to Provide Free Health Information Via Text Messages Pregnant women and new mothers will be able to get health information delivered regularly to their mobile phones…  read more >>