More than 500,000 babies are born prematurely, and 28,000 children die before their first birthday in the US.​

Text4baby is a free service of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition to help new moms (also great for dads, grandparents, caregivers, and more) through baby's first year. Text4baby provides totally free text messages to your cell phone 3 times a week with information to help you through your pregnancy and baby’s first year.​​

Text4baby sends:

  • tips for the mother’s health timed to the exact week of the pregnancy
  • health tips for caring for the infant timed to the baby’s age
  • information on recalls on infant products

Sign up online or by text "BABY" ("BEBE" para Español) to 511411. Cancel at any time.

Watch a video on YouTube about how text4baby works.

Local partners:

Kane County Health Department
AOK -All Our Kids Early Childhood Network
Kane County Perinatal Committee
Circle of Wise Women - Aurora & Elgin

Flyer - English
Poster - African American Mother
Poster - Caucasian Mother
Poster - Hispanic Mother, in Spanish