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NEFL Teen Pregnancy Task Force — July Meeting

When: July 13, 2011 Location: Location: Shands Jacksonville Learning Resource Center, Birch Cherry Room, 653 W. 8th St., Jacksonville, FL 32209 Time: 4-5:30 pm

Northeast Florida KidCare Steering Council — July Meeting

When: July 6, 2011 Location: CMS Building, 2nd Floor Small Conference Room, 910 N. Jefferson St., Jacksonville, FL 32202 Time: 10 am

Infant sleep position and bedsharing webinar available

A webinar entitled “Infant Sleep Position and Bedsharing: Using PRAMS to Impact Programs and Policy” will be available on June 29 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. EST. The Association of…

Text4Baby provides free information to moms, launches competition among states to enroll the most women

Pregnancy and infant information can be at a mother’s fingertips — literally — if they sign up for Text4Baby. Launched in February 2010, Text4Baby texts weekly tips and helpful information on topics…

MOMS Bill introduced in U.S. House of Representatives

A California congresswoman introduced legislation focused on promoting healthy pregnancies and babies in the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill recognizes the high rate of poor birth results in the…

Jacksonville Birthing Project hosts successful 2nd Annual Baby Shower

The Jacksonville Birthing Project held its 2nd Annual Baby Shower at the gym of Edward Waters College on Saturday, June 25. The event attracted over 175 ladies who were either…

Shands Jax receives Magnet Recognition for nursing

Shands Jacksonville Medical Center has been granted Magnet Recognition by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), an honor granted to only 386 of more than 6,000 U.S. health care organizations.…

Boot Camp for New Dads — St. Johns County

The Boot Camp for New Dads program in St. Johns County is celebrating their first anniversary with a workshop on July 9. The workshop is for first-time fathers. To reserve…

Stork’s Nest to hold Open House in September

is holding an Open House on September 10 at 1 pm. The Beta Alpha Zeta chapter of the Zeta Phi Beta sorority recently opened the Stork’s Nest at their Northside…

Webinar available on link between breastfeeding and obesity

A free webinar looking at the link between breastfeeding and obesity is available to the community through the Breastfeeding Task Force of Miami-Dade, as part of the Communities Putting Prevention…