Parkland’s Dallas Healthy Start program seeks to reduce infant deaths, pre-term and low-weight births. The program offers services in seven ZIP codes that have the highest rates of infant deaths in Dallas County.
The Dallas Healthy Start service areas are seven ZIP codes in Dallas County, including 75203, 75208, 75210, 75215, 75216, 75232 and 75241.
Get support throughout your pregnancy and your baby's first year with text messages on topics like prenatal care, baby health, parenting and more through Text4Baby, a free service that sends text messages to pregnant women and new moms. The text messages are timed to the pregnant woman’s due date and they continue through the first year of the baby's life. The messages include tips on:
Women and families can sign up for the service by texting BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to 511411.
The Text4baby app provides an additional way for participants to access key information beyond the character limit of text messages. As a complementary tool to the texts, the free app offers additional content and interactive features that enhance the overall Text4baby experience. You can download the Text4baby app for Apple or Android devices.
Dallas Healthy Start partners with community-based organizations to better meet the needs of mothers and their children.
To learn more about Dallas Healthy Start, please call 214.590.1670.