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Task Force launches prenatal care campaign in Baker County

Pregnant women in Baker County aren’t getting the care they need — so the Baker County Infant Mortality Task Force has set out to let the community know: Moms Matter! The Task…

Stork’s Nest to open April 30

Women who don’t receive prenatal care early and regularly are more likely to have poor birth outcomes — but pregnant women in North Jacksonville will soon have a new resource to promote…

CenteringPregnancy workshop coming to Jacksonville in June

Organizations interested in hosting group prenatal care classes through the CenteringPregnancy model have the opportunity to participate in a workshop organized by the Centering Health Institute. The workshop is June…

NEFL Teen Pregnancy Task Force Meeting

When: May 11, 2011 Location: Shands Jacksonville Learning Resource Center, Birch Cherry Room, 683 W. 8th St., Jacksonville, FL 32209 Time: 4-5:30 pm The Task Force will participate in a conference…

Latest Breastfeeding News & Resources

Northeast Florida Breastfeeding Collaborative announces grants The Collaborative awarded grants to three area hospitals to help implement the Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative. Shands Jacksonville, St. Vincent’s Medical Center and St. Luke’s Hospital. Funds…

Combating teen pregnancy with real life examples

Move aside, fake pregnancy bellies and life-like take-home babies. The latest classroom tool used around the county to deter teen pregnancy is a line-up of hit MTV shows. The New…

NEFL Healthy Start Coalition — April Coalition Meeting

When: April 21, 2011 Location: Early Learning Coalition, 8301 Cypress Plaza Dr., Suite 201, Jacksonville, FL 32256 Time: 9 am

New Town Success Zone’s PhotoVoice Exhibit Unveiled at Art Walk

  Community photographers from the New Town Success Zone debuted their work at the April Jacksonville Art Walk last night. The PhotoVoice Project, Strengthening the Voices of Women in New…

Healthy Start Advocates in Tallahassee for Children’s Week

    Healthy Start board members, volunteers and staff traveled to Tallahassee Tuesday to advocate for Florida’s children. The annual initiative brought together parents, children, policy makers, professionals, community leaders and…

BB&T hosts “Financial Education Day” at Magnolia Project

The BB&T Bank Bus made a stop at the Magnolia Project yesterday to provide financial resources for Project participants and other interested persons in Pearl Plaza. The bank pulled over 35 credit reports…