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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 […]


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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

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

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. […]


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

22nd of January 2020

Maternal & Infant Health Policy Breakfast & Legislative Awardees Announced

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) is excited to announce our 2020 Maternal and Infant Health Policy Breakfast will be held in collaboration with Georgia March of Dimes on January 29, 2020 from 7:30AM – 11:00AM at the Central Presbyterian Church (201 Washington Street SW in Atlanta, Georgia), across from the State Capitol. […]

HMHBGA Staff

5th of December 2019

Official Release: 2019 State of the State: Maternal and Infant Health in Georgia Report

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) is excited to announce the release of the 2019 State of the State: Maternal and Infant Health in Georgia Report. The report is the third of its kind and is meant to share current knowledge and projected trends of maternal and infant health outcomes in Georgia, as […]

Amber Mack, Research & Policy Analyst

23rd of October 2019

PRESS ADVISORY: Elizabeth O’Brien, LPC, Announced as Carolyn Wetzel Continuum Award Winner for 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PRESS ADVISORY CONTACT: Elise Blasingame, Executive Director, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia: elise.blasingame@hmhbga.org or 404-205-6680 October 23, 2019 – On Monday, October 28, 2019, Elizabeth O’Brien, LPC will be honored with the Carolyn Wetzel Continuum Award at the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) Annual Meeting and Conference […]


18th of October 2019

Keeping Current @ the Capitol: Maternal Mortality Study Committee, Meeting Two

The second convening of the House Maternal Mortality Study Committee (MMSC) was held October 17 at 1:00PM. The MMSC is chaired by Chairwoman Sharon Cooper (Marietta) and Chairman Mark Newton (Augusta). Legislative members of the MMSC include Representatives Chuck Efstration (Dacula), Deborah Silcox (Sandy Springs), Darlene Taylor (Thomasville), Carolyn Hugley (Columbus), and Valencia Stovall (Forest […]


4th of October 2019

Great News for Georgia’s Planning for Healthy Babies Waiver Program!

We are excited to announce that on August 29, 2019 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved the Planning for Healthy Babies waiver for a ten-year extension. The program, which was implemented on January 1, 2011, will now continue through December 31, 2029. What is P4HB? In 2011, Georgia launched the Planning for Healthy Babies […]

HMHBGA Staff