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July 2018

Community Health Needs Assessments: Ensuring Georgia Hospitals Prioritize Maternal & Infant Health

July 11, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Please join HMHB and Georgia Watch as we discuss the 2018-2019 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) process for hospitals across Georgia and our role in encouraging inclusion of Maternal & Infant Health (M&I) priorities. Of 108 hospitals that are required to conduct a CHNA in Georgia, only 20 prioritized M&I during their last assessment. It is important for community-based organizations and front-line providers to encourage their local hospital system to include maternal and infant health priorities in this round of CHNAs to ensure…

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August 2018

How Childcare Programs Can Support Breastfeeding: Best Practices and Policies (Webinar)

August 15, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join HMHB and our Co-Host, Georgia Perinatal Association, for a one-hour webinar to discuss how childcare programs can support breastfeeding. Attendees will learn best practices and policies around supporting breastfeeding mothers and their infants. Childcare programs play a unique role in breastfeeding by welcoming breastfeeding mothers and making sure staff members are trained to handle breast milk and follow mothers' feeding plans. Small efforts taken by childcare programs that support breastfeeding families will help women start and continue breastfeeding. Our…

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September 2018

2019 Advocacy Stakeholder Planning Meeting (NEW DATE)

September 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us on September 13 2018 from 10AM to 12PM as we plan out our 2019 Advocacy Agenda to improve maternal and child health in Georgia. This event is open to all HMHB members in good standing and organizational partners. The meeting will take place in Atlanta, GA. Not sure if your membership is active? Email us at thecoaliton@hmhbga.org AGENDA: I. 2018 Legislative Recap II. What We Expect in 2019 - Threats, Challenges & Opportunities III. Partner Priorities Impacting…

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HMHB Prenatal Education Course – Doraville, GA (En Español)

September 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CIMA – International Women’s Health Services, 2000 Clearview Ave #111
Doraville, GA 30340 United States
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Free

A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, safe sleep onesie and a chance to win a video monitor or pack and play! Join us for a two hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by CIMA - International Women's Health Services (Conducted in Spanish-only). Please contact the organizer below to…

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Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy (Webinar)

September 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join us for a one-hour webinar with Dr. Daniel Eller as he highlights the new diagnostic criteria for Preeclampsia. Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy remain leading causes of maternal and perinatal morbidity and mortality. Attendees will be able to: -Identify and discuss changes in the diagnostic criteria for Preeclampsia -Outline new treatment protocols for management of hypertension in pregnancy -Review some the scientific evidence behind the recommended changes in diagnosis This webinar is in partnership with the Georgia Perinatal Association Register…

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October 2018

HMHB Volunteer Orientation (Webinar)

October 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Interested in volunteering with Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia? Join us to learn more about the organization and ways to get involved. This 1-hour orientation provides history of the organization, as well as information on our programs and advocacy work.   Register

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HMHB Volunteer Orientation

October 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, 2300 Henderson Mill Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30345 United States
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Free

Interested in volunteering with Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia? Join us to learn more about the organization and ways to get involved. This 2-hour orientation provides history of the organization, as well as information on our programs and advocacy work.   Register

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HMHB Prenatal Education Course- Sandersville, Ga

October 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Washington County Health Department, 201 Morningside Dr
Sandersville, GA 31082 United States
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Free

A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, safe sleep onesie and a chance to win a video monitor or pack and play! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by the Washington County Health Department. Please contact the organizer below to attend. There is no fee and…

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HMHB Annual Meeting & Conference

October 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - October 23, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Atlanta Marriott Century Center, 2000 Century Blvd NE
Atlanta, GA 30345 United States
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Join maternal and child health experts from across the southeast region as we convene to review best practices and innovative strategies for our 44th Annual Meeting & Conference. Continuing education credits offered for nurses, case managers, social workers, CLCs and IBCLCs. This year we will also be providing credits for nurse-midwives, doulas and childbirth educators. Register by August 31, 2018 for best pricing: Register Sponsor and Exhibit Packages Guaranteed Rate of $139/night if booked by August 31, 2018 All rooms…

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November 2018

A Guide to Public Cord Blood Banking for MCH Professionals

November 7, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

In this Webinar, Marcie Finney, MS, MBA, will discuss public cord blood banking and the importance of educating expectant parents about their options prior to delivery. She will provide you with facts and information in regards to the impact that cord blood banking is having not only in Atlanta, but worldwide. Candice Laster, LPN, will also discuss screening expectant parents and the best practice with collecting cord blood post -delivery to ensure optimal volume when collecting. Learning Objectives At the conclusion,…

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HMHB Supporter Day at Topgolf Midtown

November 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Topgolf Midtown, 1600 Ellsworth Industrial Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318 United States
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Join HMHB for a supporter appreciation day at TopGolf! All ticket prices are below the actual cost of play and food - our way of saying 'THANK YOU!' for supporting HMHB! Players of all skill levels and ages are welcome to join in this family-friendly event. We look forward to seeing you there! Please plan to arrive by 1:30PM to make sure you are all ready to play at 2:00PM. There will be prizes awarded for highest scoring team and…

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How to Increase Engagement via Phone-Based Services

November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia is pleased to host our first training on client engagement to share the knowledge and experience we've gained over the past 30 years serving clients via our Call Center! Join us for a 1 hour webinar to discuss techniques to maintain client engagement via telephone. You will learn: -Best practices in keeping clients engaged on the phone -Techniques to defuse angry clients -Techniques to build rapport with clients via telephone Our presenter is…

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Support HMHB on #GIVINGTUESDAY

November 27, 2018

What is #GivingTuesday and #GeorgiaGivesDay? Both are on November 27, 2018 and are big days for HMHB to receive fee-free donations on Facebook and online to support our essential programs! Please consider joining our team of volunteer fundraisers statewide who want to raise much needed funding for our impactful programs! Our POWER HOUR is November 27, 2018 from 7PM - 8PM. Every dollar you raise will go directly to supporting: Access to Vital Resources via our Call Center for families…

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December 2018

Prenatal Education Course- En Espanol

December 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Clinica Familiar Y Prenatal, 155 Medical Way Ste. B
Riverdale, GA 30274 United States
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Free

Una zona libre de juicios para hacer preguntas sobre el embarazo, cuidado de bebés, WIC, Medicaid, seguro, mantenerse saludable y más! Regístrese ahora y reciba refrigerios, pañales, bolsas para la leche materna, una ropa de bebé y la oportunidad de ganar un monitor o corral para bebé . Únase a nosotros para un curso de dos horas y obtenga todo lo que necesita para un embarazo feliz y saludable. Este curso es organizado por CIMA - Servicios Internacionales de Salud…

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January 2019

Volunteer Orientation

January 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, 2300 Henderson Mill Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30345 United States
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Free

Interested in volunteering with Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia? Join us to learn more about the organization and ways to get involved. This 2-hour orientation provides the history of the organization, as well as information on our programs and advocacy work. Register

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Prenatal Education Course- Clarkesville, Ga (Afternoon)

January 9, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Family Resource Center, 191 Jefferson Street
Clarkesville, GA 30523 United States
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Free

A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, safe sleep onesie and a chance to win a video monitor or pack and play! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by Family Resource Center of Northeast Georgia. Please contact the organizer below to attend. There is no…

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Prenatal Education Course- Clarkesville, Ga (Evening)

January 9, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Family Resource Center, 191 Jefferson Street
Clarkesville, GA 30523 United States
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Free

A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, safe sleep onesie and a chance to win a video monitor or pack and play! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by Family Resource Center of Northeast Georgia. Please contact the organizer below to attend. There is no…

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Prenatal Education Course- Sandersville, Ga

January 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Washington County Health Department, 201 Morningside Dr
Sandersville, GA 31082 United States
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Free

A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, safe sleep onesie and a chance to win a video monitor or pack and play! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by Washington County Health Department. Please contact the organizer below to attend. There is no fee and…

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Maternal and Childhood Immunization Update (Webinar)

January 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join us for a presentation by experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), who will present the latest recommendations for pregnancy and infant vaccines, national vaccine coverage rates, and challenges with increasing vaccine uptake.  Learn how to answer common questions from pregnant women and parents of young children and where to find free CDC educational resources for clinicians and consumers.  Speakers include Dr. Candice Robinson and Ashley Brooks from CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases…

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Prenatal Education Course- WellStar Douglas

January 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
WellStar Douglas Hospital, 8954 Hospital Drive
Douglasville, GA 30134 United States
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Free

A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breast milk cooler bag, safe sleep onesie and a chance to win a video monitor or pack and play! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. Please register to attend. This event will be held at WellStar Douglas Hospital in the DOUG- New Manchester Meeting Room. There…

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HMHB Volunteer Orientation (Webinar)

January 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Interested in volunteering with Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia? Join us to learn more about the organization and ways to get involved. This 1-hour orientation provides history of the organization, as well as information on our programs and advocacy work.   Register

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HMHB Prenatal Education Course- Decatur, Ga (Closed Group)

January 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, safe sleep onesie and a chance to win a video monitor or pack and play! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by A Beacon of Hope. Please contact the organizer below to attend. There is no fee and…

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Prenatal Education Course (**BPSP Program)

January 26, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm
GA United States

This prenatal education class is being provided through our BPSP Cohort Member, Khye Tyson. This session will take place January 26, 2019 from 8:30 am- 5:30 pm. For additional information on the course and registration please click here.   

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February 2019

2019 Maternal & Infant Health Legislative Breakfast w/ March of Dimes Georgia

February 7, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Central Presbyterian Church, 201 Washington Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
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$50

Join Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia and March of Dimes for this special opportunity for maternal and infant health advocates and stakeholders to hear from State policymakers about what they plan to tackle in the year ahead. Georgia's legislative leaders will discuss what maternal and infant healthcare issues will be addressed in 2019 and how these issues may impact Georgia's families.   Sponsorship Opportunities 2019 HMHB Legislative Agenda   Purchase Tickets   NOTE: HMHB Members will receive a…

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March 2019

Essential Oils for Pediatric Patients and Breastfeeding Mothers (Webinar)

March 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Join us for a one-hour webinar in collaboration with the Georgia Perinatal Association to explore essential oils and it's benefits for pediatric patients and breastfeeding mothers. Our presenter will be Kelly Grummer-Smith MSN, APRN, FNP-C, IBCLC. Attendees will be able to: Define essential oils Demonstrate knowledge about the safety of essential oil usage in the breastfeeding mother Demonstrate knowledge about the safety of essential oil usage in the pediatric patient List oils that are contraindicated for use in the pediatric patient…

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HMHB Volunteer Orientation – Webinar

March 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Interested in volunteering with Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia? Join us to learn more about the organization and ways to get involved. This 1-hour orientation provides history of the organization, as well as information on our programs and advocacy work.   Register

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Prenatal Education Course- Fulton County

March 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Oak Hill Child/Adolescent and Family Center, 2805 Metropolitan Parkway
Atlanta, GA United States
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Free

A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, safe sleep onesie and a chance to win a video monitor or pack and play! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by the Fulton County Board of Health- Parents as Teachers Program at Oak Hill Family Health Center.…

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April 2019

Prenatal Education Course- **Hosted by BPSP Member

April 6, 2019 @ 10:15 am - 5:15 pm
Woodstock Library, 7735 Main Street
Woodstock, GA 30188 United States
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Free

Our Building Perinatal Support Professionals (BPSP) cohort member, Tracey Johnson is hosting a free childbirth education class. Come learn the basics and a bit more with this class. Tracey has a wealth of knowledge as a former midwife in the UK and now completing her training as a certified childbirth educator with BPSP. Come prepared to be informed, enlighted, excited and ready to meet your baby! Birth partners welcomed. This event will be hosted at the Woodstock Library. Please RSVP…

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Prenatal Education Course- Sandersville, Ga

April 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Washington County Health Department, 201 Morningside Dr
Sandersville, GA 31082 United States
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Free

A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, safe sleep onesie and a chance to win a video monitor or pack and play! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by Washington County Health Department. Please contact the organizer below to attend. There is no fee and…

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2019 Legislative Session Overview for Maternal and Child Health Professionals (Webinar)

April 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

The 2019 Legislative Wrap-Up is a one-hour training on the 2019 legislative session. This webinar will feature everything you need to know about legislation surrounding infant and maternal health in the state of Georgia. If you're a birth advocate, healthcare professional, or simply a concerned community member, you don't want to miss this training! Register

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Prenatal Education Course- En Espanol

April 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Georgia Prenatal, 905 Indian Trail Lilburn Rd. Suite 5D
Lilburn, GA 30047 United States
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Free

Una zona libre de juicios para hacer preguntas sobre el embarazo, cuidado de bebés, WIC, Medicaid, seguro, mantenerse saludable y más! Regístrese ahora y reciba refrigerios, pañales, bolsas para la leche materna, una ropa de bebé y la oportunidad de ganar un monitor o corral para bebé . Únase a nosotros para un curso de dos horas y obtenga todo lo que necesita para un embarazo feliz y saludable. Este curso es organizado por Georgia Prenatal (realizado solo en Español).…

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3rd Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon & Inspiring Mothers of Georgia Awards

April 28, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Loudermilk Conference Center, 40 Courtland St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303 United States
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Join us for HMHB's Third Annual Mother's Day Luncheon and Inspiring Mothers of Georgia Awards! The theme of the luncheon is Mothers Wear Many Hats - be sure to wear your best one! Prizes will be awarded for Most Unique & Crowd Favorite. Buy your tickets for the event today: Purchase Tickets Host Committee: Leah Aldridge Latasia Brown Cheryl Carr Caryn Hanrahan LaSharn Hughes Liz Jones Shantrice Jones Johnecia Mason Erica Francis Scott Shawn Smith Pat Swan Our Host Committee…

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May 2019

Postpartum Support International (PSI)- 2 Day PMD Certificate Training in Macon, Ga

May 16, 2019 @ 8:00 am - May 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Holiday Inn Macon North, 3953 River Place Drive
Macon, GA 31210 United States
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PSI's Perinatal Mood Disorders: Components of Care This two-day course, taught by expert and engaging faculty, uses a thorough, evidence-based curriculum designed for psychiatrists, nurses, physicians, social workers, mental health providers, childbirth professionals, social support providers, and anyone interested in building skills for assessment and treatment of perinatal mood disorders. Faculty: Christena Raines, RN, MSN, APRN-BC; Elizabeth O’Brien, LPC; TBA, MD. Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to: 1. Identify the challenges faced when identifying and treating…

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Community-Engaged Approaches to Maternal Mental Health (Webinar)

May 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Please note that the date of this event has been changed to 5/20/2019. In this month’s webinar, we will review perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, its prominence among mothers-- especially black mothers-- in Georgia, and gaps and shortages in mental health services during the perinatal period. Join Natalie D. Hernandez, Ph.D., MPH and Danette McLaurin Glass as we explore how community-based participatory research can be an effective intervention to address these gaps. With this webinar, participants will be able to:…

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HMHB Open House!

May 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Please join Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia for our Open House on Thursday, May 30! We will have drinks and hors d'oeuvres from 6 PM - 8 PM. Come see our new training room and call center! Learn about our upcoming rural satellites and online perinatal education program. Hear about outcomes from our doula and childbirth educator training program and our plans for 2019-2020. All are welcome! This is a free event. Please RSVP to Mashanda Burton at…

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June 2019

HMHB Volunteer Orientation

June 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies, 2300 Henderson Mill Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30345 United States
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Free

Interested in volunteering with Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia? Join us to learn more about the organization and ways to get involved. This 2-hour orientation provides the history of the organization, as well as information on our programs and advocacy work.   Register

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Evaluation of Cervical Length for Prediction of Spontaneous Preterm Birth (Webinar)

June 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Nationally, 1 in 10 babies is born prematurely, making up 9.6% of births in the U.S. In 2017, Georgia ranked 5th highest in the US for preterm birth rates. Studies have shown there is a predictive relationship between the risk of preterm birth and cervical length, yet not everyone may be fully aware of national and international recommendations regarding cervical length screening. Join us for a one-hour webinar in collaboration with the Georgia Perinatal Association as Dr. Daniel P. Eller…

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Dine Out at Sapori di Napoli

June 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sapori di Napoli, 314 Church Street
Decatur, GA 30030 United States
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Treat yourself to a night out at Sapori di Napoli on Thursday, June 20 and 10% of your bill will be donated to Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies. Enjoy some delicious Italian food and help support our efforts to improve maternal and infant health outcomes in the State of Georgia!

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July 2019

Doula Access Working Group – Meeting

July 12, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Are you interested in increasing awareness and access to doula care for pregnant women in the state of Georgia? Join us for our quarterly meeting where we work to ensure that all women in Georgia have affordable access to doulas. If you are interested in attending or joining, contact Mica Whitefield (mica.whitfield@hmhbga.org) or Amber Mack (amber.mack@hmhbga.org) for more information.

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Oral Health Working Group – Meeting

July 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This group meets quarterly with the goal of increasing access to adequate oral healthcare for pregnant women covered by Medicaid in Georgia. Our priorities are focused on patient education, perinatal provider education, and administrative barriers. If you are interested in attending or learning more about this group, contact Amber Mack at amber.mack@hmhbga.org.

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August 2019

HMHB Braves Night

August 3, 2019 @ 7:20 pm - 11:00 pm
755 Battery Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30339, 755 Battery Ave SE
Atlanta, GA 30339 United States
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Join Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia at Suntrust Park on August 3 to watch the Braves play against the Reds! If you purchase tickets using the attached link, 40% of your ticket purchase price will be donated to HMHB. Help move the needle on maternal and infant health outcomes in Georgia while cheering on the Braves!   PURCHASE TICKETS    

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Prenatal Educators Focus Group

August 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
HMHB Office, 2300 Henderson Mill Road, Suite 410
Atlanta, 30345 United States
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In 2018, Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia published a report examining the current state of prenatal education in Georgia. HMHB found that important topics were widely absent from prenatal education across the state. In reaction to this, HMHB created a prenatal education toolkit for prenatal educators across the state of Georgia. However, there is a need to incorporate feedback from prenatal educators across the state of Georgia in order to strengthen the quality and content of the toolkit.…

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Prenatal Education Course- Sandersville, Ga

August 15, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Washington County Health Department, 201 Morningside Dr
Sandersville, GA 31082 United States
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Free

A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, safe sleep onesie and a chance to win a video monitor or pack and play! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by the Washington County Health Department. Please contact the organizer below to attend. There is no fee…

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2020 Advocacy Stakeholder Planning Meeting

August 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us on August 19, 2019 from 9 AM to 12 PM as we plan out our 2020 Advocacy Agenda to improve maternal and child health in Georgia. This event is open to all HMHB members in good standing, organizational partners, and invited stakeholders. The meeting will take place in Atlanta, GA. Anyone is welcome to become an HMHB member by signing up here. Not sure if your membership is active? Email us at thecoaliton@hmhbga.org AGENDA: I. 2019 Legislative Recap …

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Optimizing Postpartum Care (Webinar)

August 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Are you familiar with the latest guidelines on postpartum care? Join us for a one-hour webinar in collaboration with the Georgia Perinatal Association on optimizing postpartum care. Alexis Dunn, PhD, CNM will take participants through the May 2018 update of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ Committee Opinion Guideline. The update, Committee Opinion Number 736, seeks to redefine the postpartum OB visit and emphasize the need for “fourth trimester” care and support.  Participants will be able to: Summarize the…

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September 2019

HMHB Volunteer Orientation – Webinar

September 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Interested in volunteering with Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia? Join us to learn more about the organization and ways to get involved. This 1-hour orientation provides the history of the organization, as well as information on our programs and advocacy work.   Register

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Move the Mark: Charity Golf Tournament

September 23, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm
Pinetree Country Club, 3400 McCollum Pkwy NW,
Kennesaw, GA 30144
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Join Official Golf Car Sponsor: Yamaha Golf Car Company on September 23, 2019 for a charity golf tournament to move the mark forward for improving the health of mothers and babies in Georgia. All proceeds benefit Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia and our work to improve maternal and infant health through advocacy, education and access to vital resources. Players of all levels are encouraged to join!  There will be a Golf Clinic for those newer to golf as…

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October 2019

CVS Free Health Screenings

October 3, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CVS, 1140 North Hairston Rd.
Stone Mountain, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

October 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
235 Peachtree St. NE, 235 Peachtree St. NE GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

October 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
581 Flint River Rd, 581 Flint River Rd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

October 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
5755 Rockbridge Rd, 5755 Rockbridge Rd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

October 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
2720 Metropolitan Pkwy., 2720 Metropolitan Pkwy. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

October 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
2907 Main St., 2907 Main St.
East Point, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

October 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
842 Peachtree St. NE, 842 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

October 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
3820 North Decatur Rd., 3820 North Decatur Rd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

October 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12-J Broad St. SW, 12-J Broad St. SW
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

October 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12-J Broad St. SW, 12-J Broad St. SW
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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Prenatal Education Course- En Espanol

October 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgia Prenatal, 905 Indian Trail Lilburn Rd. Suite 5D
Lilburn, GA 30047 United States
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Free

Una zona libre de juicios para hacer preguntas sobre el embarazo, cuidado de bebés, WIC, Medicaid, seguro, mantenerse saludable y más! Regístrese ahora y reciba refrigerios, pañales, bolsas para la leche materna, una ropa de bebé y la oportunidad de ganar un monitor o corral para bebé . Únase a nosotros para un curso de dos horas y obtenga todo lo que necesita para un embarazo feliz y saludable. Este curso es organizado por Georgia Prenatal (realizado solo en Español).…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

October 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
3030 Headland Dr, 3030 Headland Dr
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

October 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
22 Upper Riverdale Rd., 22 Upper Riverdale Rd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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BPSP Doula Scholarship Info Session

October 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
New American Pathways, 2300 Henderson Mill Road, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30345 United States
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Are you interested in improving maternal health outcomes in Georgia? The BPSP Doula Scholarship is a yearlong program that provides you with everything you need to become a DONA certified labor doula in one year. Not only does the program cover all the associated financial costs of certification—including membership and certification fees, learning materials, and additional required workshops— it also includes a mentor, additional training opportunities, and a cohort of nine other individuals for support and encouragement. Join us for…

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45th Annual Meeting & Conference – SAVANNAH, GA

October 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 29, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Embassy Suites Savannah Historic District, 605 West Oglethorpe Avenue
Savannah, GA 31401 United States
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Join maternal and child health experts from across the southeast region as we convene to review best practices and innovative strategies for our 45th Annual Meeting & Conference in beautiful Savannah, GA. Continuing education credits offered for nurses, case managers, social workers, CLCs, IBCLCs, nurse-midwives, doulas and childbirth educators. Registration is now closed. We look forward to seeing you in Savannah! For invoices and payments, please contact Mashanda Burton at mashanda.burton@hmhbga.org View Conference Schedule     ACCOMMODATIONS Guaranteed rate of…

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November 2019

Oral Health Working Group – Meeting

November 5, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This group meets quarterly with the goal of increasing access to adequate oral healthcare for pregnant women covered by Medicaid in Georgia. Our priorities are focused on patient education, perinatal provider education, and administrative barriers. If you are interested in attending or learning more about this group, contact Amber Mack at amber.mack@hmhbga.org.

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
439 Highland Ave. NE, 439 Highland Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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Doula Access Working Group – Meeting

November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Are you interested in increasing awareness and access to doula care for pregnant women in the state of Georgia? Join us for our quarterly meeting where we work to ensure that all women in Georgia have affordable access to doulas. If you are interested in attending or joining, contact Mica Whitefield (mica.whitfield@hmhbga.org) or Amber Mack (amber.mack@hmhbga.org) for more information.

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
7550 Covington Hwy, 7550 Covington Hwy GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
4037 Glenwood Rd., 4037 Glenwood Rd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
2458 Candler Rd., 2458 Candler Rd.
Decatur, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
895 Ralph Abernathy Blvd., 895 Ralph Abernathy Blvd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
2994 Atlanta Rd., 2994 Atlanta Rd.
Smyrna, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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Black Infant Health Summit

November 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Dr SW
Atlanta, GA 30310
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Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia, March of Dimes Georgia, Morehouse School of Medicine, and Bellies to Babies Foundation invite you to the Black Infant Health Summit on November 16, 2019. This family-friendly event will educate and train the community on addressing infant health, with a specific focus on reducing prematurity/low birth weight and infant mortality. There is an increasing need to ensure the health of mothers and infants in the State of Georgia. Georgia currently ranks 43rd for…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 16, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
7207 Rockbridge Rd., 7207 Rockbridge Rd.
Stone Mountain, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
1144 South Indian Creek Rd., 1144 South Indian Creek Rd.
Stone Mountain, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
6716 Mt. Zion Blvd., 6716 Mt. Zion Blvd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
2429 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., 2429 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
680 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE, 680 Ponce de Leon Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

November 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
520 Boulevard SE, 520 Boulevard SE
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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December 2019

Support HMHBGA on #GivingTuesday – Georgia Gives Day!

December 3, 2019

Please consider supporting HMHBGA on Georgia Gives Day & Giving Tuesday - both are on December 3, 2019! Our goal is to raise $50,000 between October 1 and December 31, 2019 for our End of Year Campaign. BIG NEWS: We received an anonymous match of $20,000 for our campaign! That means every dollar you raise up to $20,000 will be matched by our donor! You can support us in the following ways:  -Fundraising via Facebook (our campaign goes live on November…

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Prenatal Education Course- Sandersville, Ga

December 3, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Washington County Health Department, 201 Morningside Dr
Sandersville, GA 31082 United States
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A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, and a safe sleep onesie! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by the Washington County Health Department. Please contact the organizer below to attend. There is no fee and the course is open to any child-bearing person who…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
581 Flint River Rd., 581 Flint River Rd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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Dine Out for HMHBGA

December 6, 2019
City Barbeque, 2511 Blackmon Dr
Decatur, GA 30033 United States
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On December 6, 2019 City Barbeque in Decatur, GA is hosting a fundraising night for Healthy Mothers, Health Babies Coalition of Georgia! 25% of purchases for the day will be donated to HMHBGA, if guests present the fundraiser flyer, present the flyer on an electronic device, or specifically mention the event to the cashier. Make sure to dine out for HMHBGA, and help us to improve maternal and infant health in the State!  

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
235 Peachtree St. NE, 235 Peachtree St. NE GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
1140 North Hairston Rd., 1140 North Hairston Rd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 8, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
5755 Rockbridge Rd., 5755 Rockbridge Rd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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P4HB Working Group – Meeting

December 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies is convening a working group to increase the number of women enrolling in and utilizing the Planning for Healthy Babies Waiver. This will be the first meeting of the working group. If you are interested in participating, please contact Amber Mack at amber.mack@hmhbga.org.

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
2720 Metropolitan Pkwy., 2720 Metropolitan Pkwy. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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HMHBGA Supporter Appreciation Night

December 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
American Spirit Whiskey- West End, 1000 White Street
Atlanta, GA 30310
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Please join HMHBGA for our Annual Supporter Appreciation Night at American Spirit Whiskey Exchange in Historic West End! If you are an HMHBGA Board Member, Volunteer*, or Member, your first drink and food item is on us! This event is open to the community - all are welcome. HMHBGA will also receive up to 25% of all sales for the evening - so grab a drink or stock up on holiday gifts! Food, music and great local drinks will be…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
2907 Main St., 2907 Main St.
East Point, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
842 Peachtree St. NE, 842 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 15, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
3820 North Decatur Rd., 3820 North Decatur Rd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12-J Broad St. SW, 12-J Broad St. SW
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 20, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12-J Broad St. SW, 12-J Broad St. SW
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
3030 Headland Dr., 3030 Headland Dr.
Atlanta, GA
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Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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CVS Free Health Screenings

December 22, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
22 Upper Riverdale Rd., 22 Upper Riverdale Rd. GA + Google Map

Check in for a check-up! Visit local CVS locations for free health screenings*. Quick and convenient — no appointment necessary. They are offering free biometric screenings worth over $100 in value to help identify chronic conditions before they become life-threatening illnesses. Body mass index (BMI) Blood pressure Glucose Total cholesterol Individual health access plan Professional consultations Smoking cessation counseling Diabetes resources * Children ages 7+ included with parental consent. Health screenings performed by independent medical professionals. $5 coupon for CVS Health®…

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January 2020

Volunteer Orientation Webinar

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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2020 Maternal and Infant Health Policy Breakfast

January 29 @ 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Central Presbyterian Church, 201 Washington Street SW
Atlanta, GA 30303
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Join HMHBGA, in collaboration with the March of Dimes, for this special opportunity for maternal and infant health advocates and stakeholders to hear from State policymakers about what they plan to tackle in the year ahead. Georgia's legislative leaders will discuss what maternal and infant healthcare issues will be addressed in 2020 and how these issues may impact Georgia's families.   REGISTER NOW SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES   Event Agenda 7:30AM: Registration 7:45AM: Welcoming Remarks Caryn Hanrahan, HMHBGA’s Advocacy Chair, will provide…

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Maternal Mortality Awareness Day at the Capitol

January 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Georgia State Capitol (Rotunda South), 206 Washington St SW
Atlanta, GA 30334 United States
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Join us and Georgia's leading advocates to prevent maternal mortality as we educate legislators on the prevalence and root causes of maternal mortality in our State, as well as how we can prevent maternal and morbidity through policy intervention. We will be displaying Mother's Day cards to raise awareness about Georgia's maternal mortality crisis and speaking with legislators regarding policies and budget priorities that will move the needle on maternal and infant health in Georgia. REGISTER NOW

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February 2020

Prenatal Education Class– Atlanta, Ga

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
College Park Regional Health Center, 1920 John Wesley Ave
College Park, GA 30337 United States
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A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, and a safe sleep onesie! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by the College Park Regional Health Center. Please contact the organizer below to attend. There is no fee and the course is open to any child-bearing person…

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What’s Missing: Exploring and Responding to Gaps in Prenatal Education Across the State of Georgia [Webinar]

February 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Quality prenatal education is an often overlooked health education intervention for improving birth experience and outcomes. Research shows that prenatal education can be used as a tool to empower patients and impact outcomes. Prenatal education has the ability to educate women on vital signs and symptoms, encourage them to seek medical attention, and can increase their likelihood of following medical advice. In 2018, HMHBGA conducted a research study to determine the referral practices of providers for prenatal education & the…

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Prenatal Education Course- Sandersville, Ga

February 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Washington County Health Department, 201 Morningside Dr
Sandersville, GA 31082 United States
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A judgment-free zone to ask questions about pregnancy, baby care, WIC, Medicaid, insurance, staying healthy and more! Register now and receive free refreshments, diapers, breastmilk cooler bag, and a safe sleep onesie! Join us for a two-hour course and get everything you need for a happy, healthy pregnancy. This course is being hosted by the Washington County Health Department. Please contact the organizer below to attend. There is no fee and the course is open to any child-bearing person who…

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