Verizon Wireless Supports Text4baby Program

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless, the company with the nation's largest and most reliable wireless voice and 3G data network, said today that it is participating in text4baby – a new, free mobile information service providing timely health information to pregnant women and new moms through a baby's first year.

U.S. CTO Announces Launch of 1st Free Mobile Health Service

The new service, announced by U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra at a health technology conference in Washington, D.C., aims to use one of the most widely used technologies in America-the mobile phone-to promote maternal and child health.

Healthy Baby Campaign Uses Texts to Reach Mothers

By MATTHEW PERRONE AP Business Writer, WASHINGTON February 3, 2010 (AP)
Expectant mothers are getting a new tool to help keep themselves and their babies healthy: pregnancy tips sent directly to their cell phones.