• Did you Know?

    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.

  • Did you Know?

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

  • Did you Know?

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

With You Every Step of the Way – Before, During and After Pregnancy.

CLICK HERE TO VISIT OUR


We are a local nonprofit agency that is part of a national network of organizations and individuals committed to improving Hawai‘i’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. 

Thank You, Ad 2 Honolulu!

Date: 21-04-2014

Thanks to the generosity of the talented marketing and advertising minds at Ad 2 Honolulu, HMHB is now launching its new public service campaign: "There's no substitute for mother's milk."

You'll soon be seeing print ads and a new TV spot, as well as hearing radio ads throughout Hawaii. Viewers are encouraged to visit HMHB "for all things baby." Keep us in mind before, during and after pregnancy and keep an eye out for the campaign!
 

HMHB is now a Gold Level participant

Date: 14-04-2014

We are proud to announce that HMHB has just earned the Gold level through the GuideStar Exchange, as a testament to our organization’s commitment to data transparency. By providing a comprehensive summary of our financial information, audited reports, personnel and programs, as well as measurements of our goals and impact, we are grateful to receive this honor.

Visit our report and read all about it here

To donate to HMHB, please click here.

Every Child Deserves A Healthy Start At Life- Midweek 3/19/14

Date: 21-03-2014

Thank you to Midweek Hawaii for the write-up on our organization's committment to progress and being a vital resource for mothers in Hawaii before, during, and after pregnancy! Click below to view the article.

HMHB is now a Gold Level participant

Date: 14-04-2014

We are proud to announce that HMHB has just earned the Gold level through the GuideStar Exchange, as a testament to our organization’s commitment to data transparency. By providing a comprehensive summary of our financial information, audited reports, personnel and programs, as well as measurements of our goals and impact, we are grateful to receive this honor.

Visit our report and read all about it here

To donate to HMHB, please click here.

Happy Birthday, Cribs for Kids!

Date: 14-03-2014

Diapers and baby wipes?  Check. 
Breast pump and bottles?  Check. 
Pacifier?  Check. 
Cute little onesies?  Check. 
Car seat?  Check. 

With a car seat as the ticket to leave the hospital, baby is en route to a new home.  Will a safe place to sleep be awaiting baby’s arrival?  

March marks the first birthday of Hawaii Cribs for Kids – HMHB’s program that provides comprehensive safe sleep education through culturally-appropriate, family-based learning. High-risk, low-income pregnant women and their families who cannot otherwise afford to give their baby a safe place to sleep receive an educational class and free GRACO Pack N Play® travel crib to take home.

 

Read Full Post

HMHB New Logo Makeover!

Date: 04-03-2014

Have you noticed anything new and different on our website? It’s been a long time coming, but HMHB is proud to unveil our brand new logo! With many thanks to Ad 2 Honolulu for selecting us as their beneficiary for the 2013-2014 public service campaign, they have also developed a print and TV ad campaign, new printed materials, as well as a social media marketing campaign.


Our new logo features a contemporary new look, full of the warmth and bonding that a healthy mother-baby bond represents.

Our continued thanks to Ad 2 Honolulu – and stay tuned for more to come!

Thank You, Ad 2 Honolulu!

Thanks to the generosity of the talented marketing and advertising minds at Ad 2 Honolulu, HMHB is now launching its new public service campaign: "There's no substitute for mother's milk."

You'll soon be seeing print ads and a new TV spot, as well as hearing radio ads throughout Hawaii. Viewers are encouraged to visit HMHB "for all things baby." Keep us in mind before, during and after pregnancy and keep an eye out for the campaign!
 

HMHB visits the radio stations to talk on-air about important issues facing moms and babies!

~ 93.9 FM JAMZ ~

MJ & Da Geek of 93.9 JAMZ

Click here to listen to part 1 of the radio interview

Click here to listen to part 2

~At ISLAND 98.5FM~

Click here to listen to the interview!

Hanging out with the Wake Up Crew at the 98.5FM Radio Station!

Joy in Our Town Hawaii: The Importance of Baby Breast Feeding & Safe Sleeping 3/19/14

Our executive director had the opportunity to speak with Laureen Tanaka of Joy in Our Town Hawaii KAAH-TV 26 about common questions regarding critical maternal and child health issues, including breastfeeding, SIDS prevention, the need for Paid Family Leave, and getting healthy during pregnancy.

Part 1

Part 2