The Texas Collaborative for Healthy Mothers and Babies is dedicated to creating, sharing, and disseminating resources that can be of use to maternal and health professionals and organizations in Texas in their efforts to improve care for all mothers and babies. Unless otherwise indicated, the resources below were created by TCHMB.





Conference Presentations and Reports


External Texas Resources


Community Perinatal

2-1-1 Texas provides information on state and local health and human services programs.

Healthy Texas Babies is a DSHS-sponsored, multi-year project to reduce the number of early births and infant deaths.  Local coalitions are funded to build or enhance local partnerships and conduct maternal and infant health activities supported by existing evidence.

Live Like a Dad is the campaign of Healthy Texas Babies that focuses on health and wellness for fathers, and provides information on each week of pregnancy for men with a pregnant partner.

March of Dimes, Texas Chapter

Text4Baby is a free texting service for mom and family about baby’s development from conception to 1 year of age.  Sign up for alerts on their site.

Prenatal Screening for Domestic Violence and Substance Use is a collection of educational materials and screening tools recommended by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Maternal And Infant Health

Healthy Texas Babies Data Books

Texas Health Data (includes Births and Infant Deaths)

National Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)

Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP)

Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric, and Neonatal Nurses (AWOHNN)


Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

National Perinatal Association

Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM)

State Organizations

ACOG District XI

Association of Texas Midwives (ATM)

March of Dimes, Texas Chapter

Texas Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (TAOG)

Texas Hospital Association (THA)

Texas Medical Association (TMA)

Texas Nurses Association (TNA)

Texas Pediatrics Society (TPS)

Texas Perinatal Association

State Agencies

Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)

Texas Department of Family Protective Services (DFPS)

Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)