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12th of May 2020

Keeping Current @ the Capitol – Week of May 11, 2020

Georgia General Assembly Expected to Resume June 11 The Georgia General Assembly plans to return to session on June 11. The legislative session was suspended on March 13 (legislative day 29) due to concerns about the potential spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Virtual and in-person committee meetings will be held throughout this month. On May 7, the […]


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HMHBGA Staff

7th of May 2020

PRESS ADVISORY: Pickles & Ice Cream Georgia Launches Sunday!

May 7, 2020 – Atlanta, GA Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) is proud to announce the launch of Pickles & Ice Cream GeorgiaTM – HMHBGA’s Perinatal Education Program that includes virtual online education and a dynamic online platform aimed at educating and empowering women and their families in the perinatal period. Pickles […]


5th of May 2020

PRESS ADVISORY: Inspiring Mothers of Georgia Award Winners Announced!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Mica Whitfield – mica.whitfield@hmhbga.org May 5, 2020 – Atlanta, GAHealthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) is proud to announce this year’s winners for the 2020 Inspiring Mothers of Georgia Awards. HMHBGA presents this award annually to six Inspiring Mothers from across the state who embody the characteristics […]

HMHBGA Staff

1st of May 2020

HMHBGA Launches May Giving Campaign!

May 1, 2020 | Atlanta, GA Dear HMHBGA Supporters, I am writing to ask for your support for Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia’s May Giving Campaign. Between May 1st-May 15th, HMHBGA will be raising funds to offset the financial losses to the organization and the Georgia communities served due to COVID-19. In the […]

Elise Blasingame, Executive Director & Latasia Brown, Public Relations Chair

28th of April 2020

HMHBGA reaches GuideStar’s highest Seal of Transparency

Platinum Seal allows donors to focus on progress and results Atlanta, GA – Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) earned the 2020 Platinum Seal of Transparency today, the highest level of recognition offered by GuideStar, a service of Candid. By sharing metrics that highlight progress HMHBGA is making toward its mission, the organization […]

HMHBGA Staff

Additional Resource for Georgia Doulas

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many counties and cities have implemented local curfew orders. These orders may affect birth workers including doulas, who may not be officially recognized as essential workers. This is an issue for doulas who may be traveling past curfew to attend a birth or appointment. The following letter can […]


23rd of April 2020

Policy Brief: How Georgia Hospitals are Serving Pregnant Patients During COVID-19

In an effort to protect patients and slow the spread of the COVID-19, many hospitals across the country are limiting the number of support people birthing persons can have in the delivery room. In Georgia, hospital policies are being updated as the pandemic continues to unfold. Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia reached out […]

HMHBGA Staff

22nd of April 2020

PRESS ADVISORY: New Resource for Pregnant Families During COVID-19

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) has published, Navigating COVID-19 Resources for Pregnant and Postpartum Families in collaboration with a broad and diverse group of maternal health organizations. This resource is meant to provide families with guidance on how to plan for pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. […]


21st of April 2020

HMHBGA Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia seeks nominations to the Board of Directors! About Us: Since 1974, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia ( HMHBGA) has been the strongest statewide voice for improved access to healthcare and health outcomes for Georgia’s women and babies. Our mission is to improve maternal and infant health […]


14th of April 2020

HMHBGA Executive Director Selected for Harvard Business School Program

ATLANTA (April 14, 2020) – Harvard Business School Club of Atlanta (HBSCA) proudly announces the 2020 winners of its Social Enterprise Initiative (SEI) Scholarships – an annual program that grants local leaders access to executive education courses at Harvard Business School. Since its inception in 1997, the Club has awarded 95 outstanding nonprofit leaders in Georgia […]

HMHBGA Staff