Task Forces

B’more for Healthy Babies has working groups on specific health topics related to improving birth outcomes in Baltimore City. You can read more about our initiatives here.

  • B’more Fit for Healthy Babies Coalition, to help postpartum women reach a healthy weight.
  • Teen Pregnancy Prevention Initiative (TPPI), to reduce unintended pregnancies among teens.
  • Youth Advisory Council, to ensure a youth lens for BHB and allow for their creative voices to be heard through photo-voice and other activities.
  • Early Entry into Prenatal Care Task Force, to ensure that all women receive early and adequate prenatal care through linkages with hospital emergency departments.
  • Family Literacy Coalition, to improve school readiness in children and health literacy among adults.
  • Preventing Substance-Exposed Pregnancy Collaborative, to help women reduce risky behaviors before and during pregnancy.
  • Equity in Birth Outcomes Coalition, to improve equity and decrease disparities in infant mortality and maternal and infant health.
  • Housing Task Force, to promote better housing for pregnant women and moms.
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Sponsored by the Office of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake,
Baltimore City Health Department,
The Family League of Baltimore, and
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield