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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 […]


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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 […]


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

21st of April 2020

HMHBGA Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia seeks nominations to the Board of Directors! About Us: Since 1974, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia ( HMHBGA) has been the strongest statewide voice for improved access to healthcare and health outcomes for Georgia’s women and babies. Our mission is to improve maternal and infant health […]


12th of April 2019

HMHB Call for Nominations to the Board of Directors

Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia seeks nominations to the Board of Directors!   About Us: Since 1974, Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia (HMHB) has been the strongest statewide voice for improved access to healthcare and health outcomes for Georgia’s women and babies.  Our mission is to improve maternal and infant health outcomes in Georgia through advocacy, education and access to […]

HMHB Board

14th of January 2019

The Georgia General Assembly Begins Today

Today is the first day of the 2019 Georgia General Assembly! As always, we will be monitoring legislation that has the potential to impact maternal and infant health outcomes for Georgia families and providers. Every week, we will send out our signature newsletter, Keeping Current @ The Capitol, with updates on legislation, appropriations and other […]


24th of May 2018

5 Things We Learned at the ACNM Midwifery Conference in Savannah!

This week Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia attended The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) 63rd Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Savannah, Georgia. This year the conference sought to embrace the previously unacknowledged wealth of caring that the grand midwives provided. The goal was to showcase the scientific information leading to evidence-based care and […]

HMHB Staff

29th of March 2018

Decreasing Postpartum Stress and Depression for Mothers

Before giving birth, a lot of mothers are not fully aware of “baby blues” or postpartum depression (PPD), although it is incredibly common for women of all backgrounds to experience. About 80% of new moms will experience the baby blues; while 1 in 8 develop postpartum depression. Many moms find the actual birth of their […]

Shannon Tedder, HMHB Intern

19th of March 2018

Keeping Current @ the Capitol: Week of March 19, 2018

Here’s the latest at the Capitol: ONGOING UPDATES HB 769 – Micro Hospitals, Rural Recommendations (Rick Jasperse, R-Jasper): A comprehensive bill to implement the recommendations of the rural hospital coalition committee. This includes the rural hospital tax credit, streamlining and creating efficiencies, establishing micro hospitals, establishing physicians incentives for rural practice, creating a powerful innovation […]


12th of March 2018

Keeping Current @ the Capitol: Week of March 12, 2018

Here’s the latest at the Capitol: NEW UPDATES HB 184 – Georgia Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (Park Cannon, D-Atlanta) This bill would have provided reasonable accommodations to job applicants and employees for circumstances related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related conditions. It also would have provided for a civil cause of action for unfair employment practices. […]

HMHB Staff