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13th of August 2019

Georgia Doula Program Sees Results to Address Infant, Maternal Mortality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Mica Whitfield – 678-302-1130 mica.whitfield@hmhbga.org August 13, 2019 – Atlanta, GA – Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA), in partnership with United Way of Greater Atlanta, is very excited to announce that the first cohort of the Building Perinatal Support Professionals program graduated on June 30, 2019. […]


17th of July 2019

Baldwin County Program Seeks to Reduce Infant Deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Elise Blasingame, Executive Director Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia elise.blasingame@hmhbga.org 404-205-6680 July 30, 2019 – Milledgeville, GA – On June 27 and June 28, the teams from Grady EMS in Baldwin County and the Milledgeville City firefighters participated in an evidence-based training program to reduce sleep-related infant […]


13th of June 2019

HMHB Receives Major Support From Dobbs Foundation to Support New Online Resource for Mothers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Mica Whitfield – 678-302-1130 mica.whitfield@hmhbga.org June 13, 2019 – Atlanta, GA – Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHB) is thrilled to announce it has received a $75,000 grant from the R. Howard Dobbs, Jr. Foundation. “Our board was pleased to invest in Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies’ strategy […]


6th of June 2019

HMHB’s Open House Event

On May 30, HMHB hosted its first Open House event. It was a packed house, and we loved being able to meet all of you! Our Executive Director, Elise Blasingame, and Director of Programs, Mica Whitfield, gave presentations on our upcoming rural satellites, online prenatal education program, childbirth educator training programs, and plans for 2019-2020. […]


25th of May 2019

HMHB Receives Funding from Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority for Postpartum Care Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Mica Whitfield – 678-302-1130 mica.whitfield@hmhbga.org May 22, 2019 – Atlanta, GA – Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHB), in partnership with Bellies to Babies (B2B), is pleased to announce it has received a $40,000 grant from the Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority. “The Fulton DeKalb Hospital Authority is proud […]


24th of April 2019

HMHB Receives Grant from Amerigroup Foundation to Support Prenatal Education Initiatives

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Mica Whitfield – 678-302-1130 mica.whitfield@hmhbga.org April 22, 2019 – Atlanta, GA – Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHB) is pleased to announce it has received a $26,042 grant from the Amerigroup Foundation. “The Amerigroup Foundation is committed to improving lives and communities across Georgia and helping to […]


23rd of April 2019

PRESS ADVISORY: Inspiring Mothers of Georgia (4/28)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Mica Whitfield – 678-302-1130 mica.whitfield@hmhbga.org April 23, 2018 – Atlanta, GA – Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHB) is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Inspiring Mothers of Georgia Awards. After receiving nominations from across the State from many communities, six honorees were selected for […]


12th of December 2018

Congress Passes Bipartisan Bill to Prevent Maternal Deaths

December 12, 2018 – Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, after two very strong years of advocacy and bipartisan support, the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act (H.R.1318) passed the House of Representatives. The Act was introduced by Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3] in March of 2017. H.R.1318 would establish and support state Maternal Mortality Review Committees to review […]

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20th of April 2018

PRESS ADVISORY: Inspiring Mothers of Georgia (4/29)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Elise Blasingame- 404-205-6680 elise.blasingame@hmhbga.org April 20, 2018- Atlanta, GA- Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHB) is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Inspiring Mothers of Georgia Awards. After receiving nominations from across the State from many communities, six honorees were selected for their embodiment of […]


20th of February 2018

HMHB Honors 3 Legislators with Wilen Award

HMHB Honors 3 Legislators with Charlotte Wilen Advocate of the Year Award Tuesday, February 20, 2018, Atlanta GA: Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia is proud to announce the winners of the Charlotte Wilen Advocate of the Year Award. We will be honoring three incredible lawmakers who made positive impact in the 2017 legislative […]