If You're Expecting, You Might Want To Check Out Text4Baby, A Weekly Text Messaging Service That Allows You To Receive Information During Your Pregnancy And During Your Baby's First Year.

If you're expecting, you might want to check out Text4Baby, a weekly text messaging service that allows you to receive information during your pregnancy and during your baby's first year.
If you're expecting, you might want to check out Text4Baby, a weekly text messaging service that allows you to receive information during your pregnancy and during your baby's first year. Johnson & Johnson is the funding sponsor for this program created by National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB. Text4Baby is a free text messaging service that "supports moms by providing accurate, text-length health information and resources in a format that is personal and timely." As the website points out, over 85% of Americans own cell phones and 72% text. Concise, information-packed text messages are a great way to keep expectant moms in the know. The website notes that 500,000 children are born prematurely each year and over 28,000 die before their first birthday each year. If you want to receive Text4Baby texts, you can either sign up on the website or text BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to 511411. You will then have to provide your baby's due date (or your baby's birthday) and your zip code. That's it! After you register, you'll begin receiving weekly text messages with helfpul pregnancy tips or tips on caring for your baby. You'll receive approximately three text messages each week. Text4Baby texts are free for most cell phone carriers. Check the about page to make sure yours is listed.

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