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.







2019 TCHMB Summit

Perinatal Quality Collaboratives: State and National Successes

2019 TCHMB Summit Keynote Presentation
Elliott Main, MD, Medical Director and Executive Committee Chair, California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative

Maternal Mortality: New Texas Data

2019 TCHMB Summit Keynote Presentation
Lisa Hollier, MD, MPH, President, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists


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.

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)