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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 […]


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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

Official Statement: Doula Care During COVID-19 in Georgia

Dear Hospital Administrators and Providers, 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 mothers and babies. Our mission is to improve maternal and infant health through advocacy, education, and resource access. We understand that these are difficult […]

Elise Blasingame, HMHBGA Executive Director

7th of April 2020

Supporting Maternal Mental Health Efforts for Georgia’s Moms

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students, in collaboration with Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia and Postpartum Support International – Georgia Chapter, recently released the research brief, “Helping Mothers, Helping Babies: A Two-Generation Approach to Treating Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders.” Georgia is currently experiencing a maternal health crisis, which has had […]

GEEARS: Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students

2nd of April 2020

We’re Still Hard at Work for Georgia Families

These are hard and uncertain times for families across Georgia. We want to remind you that the HMHBGA Staff & Board are still committed to ensuring expectant and postpartum families get the resources, education and support they need. Even as we all practice social distancing, we will be able to continue the following services and projects […]

HMHBGA Staff

17th of March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance & Resources

There is a great deal of misinformation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) circulating right now. Please note that the best source of information on this topic is directly from the CDC website.  Please do not take information shared on social media as fact. Check all of the information out for yourself through a verified source. Here […]

HMHBGA Staff