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We are a local nonprofit agency that is part of a network of organizations and individuals committed to improving Hawai‘i’s maternal, child and family health through collaborative efforts in programs, public education, advocacy and partner development. Before, during and after pregnancy, we are here every step of the way.
NEW! Piko Pals: New Parent Support Groups
Piko Pals is a new mom support group where participants and their newborn babies (0-4 months old) meet weekly in small groups, and support each other through mindful discussion about new parenting concerns like postpartum recovery and breastfeeding, baby sleep, relationship changes, careers and parenthood, and more. Groups start in April 2017 in Kaimuki and Kailua - locations and times of classes are to be determined. Register today!
Hawaii Mulls Exempting Breastfeeding Mothers From Jury Duty
BY MARINA STARLEAF RIKER-Associated Press April 8, 2016
HMHB Hawaii was recently featured in an article on several media sites on the supporting of Hawaii's bill to allow breastfeeding mothers to be exempt from jury duty. Our goal as an organization is to support breastfeeding moms with this bill, as it is critical to maintain a regular feeding/pumping schedule to ensure milk supply, which is extremely difficult (if not impossible) during a jury trial. To read the featured article, click on the several media links listed below:
Our executive director Lisa chatted with KITV4 morning news about the benefits of Text4Baby and the new MyText4Baby app, our 'Becoming A Mother' workshop series, as well as our fundraiser 'Healthy Babies Rock' that we will be hosting Friday August 7, 2015 at the Still Moving Center.
HMHB KITV 6pm News 8/03/15
KITV4 news features the benefits of Text4Baby and the new MyText4Baby app, our 'Becoming A Mother' workshop series, as well as our fundraiser 'Healthy Babies Rock' that we will be hosting Friday August 7, 2015 at the Still Moving Center.