Our Programs & Services
“Hawaii Cribs for Kids,” a safe sleep education course, for low-income, high-risk pregnant women and their families. This program provides education on the risk factors, how to create a safe sleep environment, and tracks the baby’s health throughout its first year of life.

Perinatal Advocacy Network

HMHB collaborates on many public-private partnerships and conducts quarterly meetings with the Perinatal Advocacy Network (PAN) to inform and educate perinatal stakeholders, public and private partners and communities on issues impacting perinatal health.
Piko Pals connects and empowers new parents of babies age 0-4 months 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.

MothersCare Line

Who do you call when you have pregnancy or baby-related questions, but don’t know who to ask for help? Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies’ confidential, free MothersCare Line. 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.

Receive FREE text messages on prenatal care, baby health, parenting and more with text4baby. Receive three text messages per week throughout your pregnancy and baby’s first year of life, customized to your child’s age and development.

Cooking for Two

Cooking for Two, an interactive cooking and nutritional class will be offered for expecting, pregnant and new mothers. This class was created to educate you on the importance of healthy nutrition, physical activity and exercise, cost effective healthy eating, food budgeting and breastfeeding nutritional benefits.
Piko Pals connects and empowers new parents of babies age 0-4 months 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.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is a typical service like?

HMHB staff can connect you to any resources of your interest.  Although we do not have any medical doctors nor nurses on staff, we can refer you to the place that fits your need.

Planning on breastfeeding your child?

HMHB has two lactation consultants on staff and a private lactation room right here in our office.

What are your hours?

We are open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM.  We are closed on state and federal holidays.

Where are you located?

We are located within the Kukui Center.

Our address is 245 N. Kukui St. STE 102A Honolulu, HI 96817

Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Hawai‘i (HMHB) was initially established as a statewide steering committee and became a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) organization in 1992. 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.

Today, the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition is a recognized leader and resource in maternal and child health, reaching an estimated 10 million health care professionals, parents and policymakers through its membership of over 100 local, state, and national organizations.

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Text for Baby
Text4baby is a FREE text message service that can help keep you and your baby healthy! Receive expert health tips to help you through your pregnancy and your baby’s first year. It’s easy to sign up! Just text BABY to 511411. You can also sign up and find more at www.text4baby.org.
Postpartum Depression
Postpartum depression is very common, effecting up to 20% of new moms. Mothers with postpartum depression experience clinical depression, anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Some women with PPD believe they can’t adequately care for, or may even harm, their baby. If you think you might hurt yourself or your baby, or if you feel incapable of caring for your newborn, seek professional help immediately. You are not alone; help is available! For more information and support, click, text, or call HMHB Hawaii today!
Drinking While Pregnant
Drinking while pregnant is NEVER ok. Even one alcoholic beverage during pregnancy could harm your baby. Alcohol use during pregnancy may cause lifelong damage to your babies development. The only way to ensure your baby is healthy and safe is to not drink any amount of alcohol while you are pregnant. For more information and support, click, text, or call HMHB Hawaii today!

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