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    Pregnant women should not eat swordfish, shark, king mackerel or tile fish, because they contain risky levels of mercury that could harm the developing fetus.

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    There is NO SAFE AMOUNT OF ALCOHOL you can drink while you are pregnant. Even one drink could harm your baby.

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    Babies born to mothers who do not receive prenatal care are three times more likely to have a low birth weight.

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We are a local nonprofit agency that is part of a network of organizations and individuals committed to improving Hawaii’s maternal, child and family health through collaborative efforts in public education, advocacy and partner development. Before, during and after pregnancy, we are here every step of the way.

Healthy Start

Nothing is more important than a healthy start in life. Whether you’re pregnant, a new parent, or still considering having a baby, HMHB has resources and information available to help.

Download brochures to learn more about key issues, learn more about our Programs, or visit our Advocacy page to learn how you can help advocate for the health of Hawaii's mothers and babies. You can also search our online Directory to get connected with hundreds of maternal and child health resources throughout Hawaii. 

Hawaii Mulls Exempting Breastfeeding Mothers From Jury Duty

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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:

ABC News

Fresno Bee

Honolulu-Star Advertiser

HMHB KITV Morning News 08/03/15

Date: 06-08-2015

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

Date: 06-08-2015

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.

Maui Magazine (Summer 2016 issue) The Impact of Lead in Babies & Children

Date: 26-04-2016

Maui Family Magazine (Spring 2016 issue)  The “Brave New World” of Solid Food

Date: 12-04-2016

Maui Family Magazine-The Bonds of Attachment Begin Early (Fall 2015 Issue)

Date: 22-10-2015

 

Maui Magazine (Summer 2016 issue) The Impact of Lead in Babies & Children

Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies April 19, 2016 KITV 6pm

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Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies April 19, 2016 KITV 5pm

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