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1st of October 2020

Carolyn Wetzel Continuum Award

Rose L. Horton, MSM, RN, NEA-BC will be honored with the Carolyn Wetzel Continuum Award at the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) virtual Annual Meeting and Conference.  The Wetzel Continuum Award recognizes a volunteer or health professional who contributes to the health and well being of Georgia’s families by being a positive change agent in the […]


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13th of August 2020

United Health Foundation Donates $750,000 to Support Maternal Health Needs of Georgia Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia to expand services and support for at-risk mothers.


5th of August 2020

Pickles & Ice Cream Social Media Challenge Promotes Healthier Births in Georgia

ATLANTA, GA – Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) is celebrating the launch of Pickles & Ice Cream Georgia®—its new perinatal education program—with the Pickles & Ice Cream social media challenge during the month of August. The social media challenge starts August 4 and an accompanying challenge contest will run from August 1 to […]


28th of July 2020

HMHBGA Receives $30,000 Investment from Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHBGA) is proud to announce that in July of 2020, the organization received an investment from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation in support of our evidence-based perinatal education program, Pickles & Ice Cream Georgia®. In 2019, HMHBGA released a report on the evaluation of current prenatal education […]


9th of June 2020

Black Lives Matter, Black Mamas Matter

Over the past week, our team has come together to discuss how the senseless killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery and the wave of protests against police violence sweeping through the country are impacting us on a personal level.  These types of abuses of power and the systemic marginalization of Black people […]


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 […]


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 […]

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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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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 […]

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