Healthy Moments

Whether you’re trying to get pregnant or taking your newborn out in his stroller for the first time, there are many moments throughout the journey that offer opportunities for healthier choices for you and your baby.


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Air Pollution & Heat Are Hurting Babies — Especially Black Babies

Last week, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published a systemic review of recent studies on the link between the environmental problems of air pollution and extreme heat and the health problems of babies. The risk of harm is worst for black pregnant women, as well as for pregnant women with asthma.
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How City Leaders Have Committed to Improving Children’s Health and Reducing Disparities

Bright Cities and the Mayors Innovation Project launched a RFP for city leaders in May. From a pool of cities of 7,000 to 1.7 million people, 10 winners were selected.
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RFP Announcement: Support Expectant Mothers & Babies in Your City Due June 1

Bright Cities is thrilled to partner with the Mayors Innovation Project on a small grant program ($5,000 -$10,000) open to US city leaders. Applications go to


The partner organizations of Healthy Babies Bright Futures share the overall goal of measurably reducing exposures to neurotoxic chemicals in the first thousand days of development. This does not necessarily constitute endorsement of any individual project.