There are a lot of things to remember when you’re pregnant or a new mom. Text4baby makes it easy to get important information, and it’s free. Women who text BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to 511411 receive free text messages three times per week, timed to their due date or their baby’s birth date, through pregnancy and up until the baby’s first birthday. Text4baby sends personalized messages directly to you, and the texts have information you can trust because they are developed by experts from all over the country. There is also an app that provides additional information about baby’s development, pregnancy, childcare tips, and more.
Text4baby topics include:
- Nutrition for you and your baby
- Safe sleep tips
- Baby’s milestones
- Signs and symptoms of labor
- Doctor visit and appointment reminders for you and your baby
- Breastfeeding advice
- Car seat safety
- Information on health insurance
- Urgent health alerts
- Resource hotlines and websites
Text4baby is a free service provided by Wellpass. The text messages are sent for free thanks to the CTIA Wireless Foundation and participating mobile phone companies: Alltell, Assurance Wireless, AT&T, Bluegrass Cellular, Boost Mobile,Cellcom, Cincinnati Bell, Cricket, MetroPCS, n-Telos, Sprint, T-Mobile, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless, and Virgin Mobile USA.
For more information, please visit https://www.text4baby.org/.