Faculty Leadership: 
Community Partners: 
National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition

Project Goals

  • To provide timely, educational text messages to pregnant women and new mothers through cell phones to support and improve prenatal health and the health of babies.
  • To explore the effects of the text-message health intervention and the appropriateness of the text-message content.

Service: Health promotion/education specific to maternal and prenatal practices

Research: Examples include three questionnaires over 12 weeks, assessing changes in knowledge, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors

Student training opportunities: This project is no longer active, and currently there are no opportunities for students. 

Funding: research is funded by the Center for Health Literacy