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Healthy Women Houston was designed to address the rising rate of maternal mortality and morbidity in the Houston area. We recognize that racial and health disparities in our healthcare and social systems fundamentally impact the lives of pregnant women of color in under-served and under-resourced communities. Our work strives to reduce and ultimately remove the implicit bias and disparities which are ever present across the healthcare spectrum.

Healthy Women Houston stands with the Black community and ALL who are working to achieve change. We are committed to listening, learning, and engaging in the very vital conversations and work that lies ahead. We acknowledge that the pain and suffering felt in our communities is real, and we stand against the injustices in our society.

We at Healthy Women Houston will continue to ensure the necessary tools and resources are available and implemented throughout the communities we serve, and continue to work towards dismantling systemic inequities and racism.

Refer a Woman to Healthy Women Houston Today

At no cost to the referring agency or the woman, Healthy Women Houston pairs a pregnant woman with an experienced, empathetic community care coordinator (C3) who provides medical and social service support referrals, connecting the woman to the services she deserves. The C3 walks alongside the woman during her pregnancy, making sure the woman is heard, listening to her, and ensuring the woman knows what is going on with her care and what to expect next.
Our medical team, including clinical staff of physicians and nurses at Avenue 360 Health & Wellness and HOPE Clinic as well as hospital physicians and staff at Memorial Hermann Health System, care about the woman’s health and the baby’s health, always going the extra step to meet the woman’s health care needs.
Healthy Women Houston is focused on the Third Ward and Sunnyside communities as well as the Greater Southwest and Alief areas. Healthy Women Houston will partner with any pregnant woman who is living or receiving medical care in these communities.
Refer a woman today by completing the online referral form. If you’d like to learn more about Healthy Women Houston or have us present to your staff, contact us via e-mail.

Refer a Woman to Healthy Women Houston

Community Care Coordinator Spotlight: Cheneria

Cheneria is a community care coordinator with Avenue 360 Health & Wellness. “I'm a proud mommy of a four-year-old daughter Londyn Elizabeth, that's who I'm holding in my belly. I'm a community health worker, and happy to be a part of Healthy Women Houston. Before becoming a community health worker, I had the opportunity to become a postpartum doula. In this position, I comforted moms who were under stress and needed help adjusting to parenthood. Helping moms with breastfeeding techniques, bonding with their babies, and teaching different ways to help their baby sleep, was most rewarding and exciting. Being hands on with Healthy Women Houston has been a wonderful journey, and I am enjoying it to the fullest!”

Bright by Text

Receive FREE activities, games, and local resources to expecting parents and caregivers of children between the age of zero to eight right to your cell phone. Messages are customized to the woman's trimester or the child’s age so you will only receive messages that are helpful to you and your family. Weekly texts include activities and local resources to support early development, language and early literacy, health and safety, and more.

To receive FREE tips directly to your phone, text TEXASKIDS to 274448 or sign up online.

For more information, visit First3Years: English or Spanish.

Virtual Mama Circles
Every Thursday at 1 p.m.

Pregnant women and new mamas, join our online Virtual Mama Circle on Thursday afternoons at 1 p.m. as we connect to share and hear our stories related to motherhood, pregnancy, maternal health, maternal mental health and birth. Register today to receive the link.
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Healthy Women Houston provides community based, coordinated, compassionate and respectful support to women with challenges to their health through their pregnancies and throughout their lives.

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1302 Waugh Drive, #126, Houston, TX 77019

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