Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawaii is committed to ensuring women and families receive access to resources and information before, during and after pregnancy. We are committed to providing programs that help women achieve a healthy, safe pregnancy and nurturing a healthy baby.
Piko Pals - New Parent Support
Piko Pals is a new program that connects and empowers new moms to build their own village through facilitated discussions in an emotionally and intellectually safe environment. Piko Pals sets the stage for connection and friendship with peers in your community, so you can make lasting relationships to share and celebrate the joys and challenges of new parenthood.
Groups will be starting in Kaimuki and Kailua on April 5 2017. Do you have a baby born or due between January - April 2017, and are interested in making new friends in your community to support and discover your parenting philosophy? Register here! To learn more please see the Piko Pals flyer.
Spaces are limited to 10 people per location.
Reserve your spot in a Piko Pals class TODAY! This class is satisfaction guaranteed or your money back - first class is free for participants looking to join.
Contact PikoPals@hmhb-hawaii.org for more information.
This free phone line offers a helpful, personal response to your questions about what to expect during pregnancy, or how to find information to make your pregnancy as healthy as possible. Call (808) 951-6660 on Oahu or (888) 951-6661 toll-free from Neighbor Islands.
A free text messaging service that provides health information via text message at each stage of your pregnancy and baby’s first year of life. Text BABY to 511411 to sign up or visit text4baby.org
A safe sleep education program that provides low-income, high-risk pregnant women with education on how to reduce the incidence of sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUIDs). At the conclusion of each class, participants are given a free crib to provide their infant with a safe place to sleep, and the health of each baby is tracked over its first year of life. This program is entirely referral-based for qualified women by their social worker or case manager and self-referrals are not accepted. For more information, or to participate in the program, please contact us.
Cooking for Two: COMING SOON!
Comming early next year, Cooking for Two, an interactive cooking and nutritional class will be offered for expecting, pregnant and new mothers. This dynamic class will be broken up into three important stages; Cooking for Pregnancy (nutritional needs during pregnancy); Cooking for Mom (postpartum and inter-conception needs); and Cooking for Baby (healthy meals for introducing first foods). This class will educate on the importance of healthy nutrition, physical activity and exercise, cost effective healthy eating, food budgeting and breastfeeding nutritional benefits.
Stay tuned for future class details!