Emotional Health For New Moms and Moms to Be

Pregnancy and caring for a newborn are blissful, yet also stressful times. Here are a couple of resources to help moms and moms-to-be maintain their mental health.

Text4Baby provides pregnant women and new moms with information they need to take care of their health and give their babies the best possible start in life. Topics include birth defects prevention, immunization, nutrition, seasonal flu, mental health, oral health and safe sleep. Women who sign up for the service by texting BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to 511411 receive free SMS text messages each week, timed to their due date or baby’s date of birth. For more information, visit: www.text4baby.org

New Moms New Babies is an online radio program and forum with usefulinformation and guest speakers on a wide range of topics for new parents. For more information, visit: www.newmomsnewbabies.com