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20th of October 2017

Charles Johnson to Receive Carolyn Wetzel Continuum Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Charles Johnson to Receive Carolyn Wetzel Continuum Award on Monday Dublin, Georgia – October 20, 2017 – On Monday, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (“HMHB”) will present the 2017 Carolyn Wetzel Continuum Award to Charles Johnson, son of Judge Glenda Hatchett, for his work to address maternal mortality through policy […]


5th of October 2017

Fifth Annual Golf Tournament Winners!

Stockbridge, Georgia – October 5, 2017 –   On Monday, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (“HMHB”) held it’s Fifth Annual Charity Golf Tournament at Eagle’s Landing Country Club in Stockbridge, GA. “This has been a wonderful event for HMHB and we are so happy to have partnered with Georgia’s business and health communities to make […]


1st of March 2017

Three GA Legislators Awarded the Charlotte Wilen Maternal & Infant Health Advocates of the Year Award

Atlanta, Georgia – March 1, 2017 – Last week, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia presented the 2016 Charlotte Wilen Maternal & Infant Health Advocate of the Year Award to three Georgia legislators for their integral work to support the passage of House Bill 649, the Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice Act. “This law will […]


29th of September 2016

2016 State of the State of Maternal & Infant Health in Georgia Report Published

Atlanta, Georgia – September 29, 2016 – Today, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (“HMHB”) publishes their second State of the State of Maternal & Infant Health in Georgia report. As a service to many interested private and public stakeholders, HMHB has summarized pertinent health data in the following areas: prenatal care, fetal mortality, […]


13th of September 2016

HMHB Hosts 4th Annual Golf Tournament at Hamilton Mill Golf Club

Dacula, Georgia – September 13, 2016 – Yesterday, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (“HMHB”) held its 4th Annual Golf Tournament at Hamilton Mill Golf Club. HMHB is proud to announce the following winners from the Tournament: 1st Place: Eric Rowell, Keith Vickers, Chad Johnson and Les Campbell representing Help a Child Smile Mobile […]


2nd of May 2016

Georgia Becomes Second State in Nation to License Lactation Consultants

Atlanta, Georgia – May 2, 2016 – Governor Nathan Deal has signed into law HB 649, the Georgia Lactation Consultant Practice Act, making Georgia the second state, after Rhode Island, to license lactation consultants. Federal law requires coverage for lactation services, but many insurance companies will only pay for the services of licensed healthcare professionals. […]


6th of October 2015

Aetna Receives Corporate Stewardship Award for Efforts to Promote Oral Health During Pregnancy

Atlanta, Georgia – October 6, 2015 – Today, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (“HMHB”) presents Aetna with the organization’s first ever Corporate Stewardship Award to recognize efforts in promoting dental health during pregnancy. Aetna’s Dental/Medical Integration Program supported the work of Dr. Mary Lee Conicella and her research to link the reduction of […]