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  •   text4baby always seems to send a text with information relevant to my day. I have been amazed by and grateful for the perfect timing and helpful information so many times!  

    Brittany C., text4baby user

  •   Health is everywhere we are, where we learn, where we work, where we play, where we pray. It's not just in a doctor's office…  

    Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, M.D.

  •   text4baby taught me so much, from monthly vaccinations that my baby will need, to what postpartum depression is and where to call if I need information.  

    Louis F., text4baby user

  •   With so many people impacted and millions who are unaware they are at risk, it is critical to educate early and often…  

    Ann Albright, Ph.D, R.D., director of CDC's Division of Diabetes Translation

  •   I signed up for text4baby when I was pregnant. Now that my baby is here, I still enjoy receiving the tips, with reminders and information about resources that can help me and my baby.  

    Eunice B., text4baby user

Check out these 3 things you can do by text:

  • 1

    Get check-up

    text4baby: Wow! Emily is growing up so fast! Her 1-month doctors visit is coming up soon! Have you scheduled this visit yet? Reply 1 for Yes or 2 for No

  • 2

    Tips for you and your kids

    text4kids: Did you know toddlers may need to try a new food 10-15 times over several months before they like it? For ideas on feeding, visit

  • 3

    Learn about free services

    text4health: Feeling sick? Need health advice but the doctor's office is closed or too busy? Call 800-555-5555 and talk to a trained nurse - 24 hours a day!