Text4baby is a FREE cell phone text messaging service for pregnant women and new moms. Text messages are sent three times a week with information on how to have a healthy pregnancy and care for an infant. The text messages are timed to the pregnant woman’s due date or the baby’s date of birth.
The free text messages provide tips on subjects including breastfeeding, car seat safety, developmental milestones, emotional well being, exercise and fitness, immunizations, labor and delivery, nutrition, prenatal care, safe sleep, stop smoking and more. To register, send a text message to the number 511411 with the word BABY or BEBE (for Spanish messages). The free Text4baby app is also available for download.