Healthy Birth Day has received 2013 grant funding from Prairie Meadows Race Track and Casino, Principal Financial Group Foundation, Inc., and Polk County. Funding will help grow and sustain the Count the Kicks Campaign in Iowa and fund the development of a Count the Kicks App to be launched in October 2013.
Healthy Birth Day was the recipient of a 2012 March of Dimes Iowa Chapter Community Grant to further support campaign material printing and fulfillment for Iowa providers.
Healthy Birth Day was the recipient of a 2011 grant from the State of Michigan to expand the Count the Kicks Campaign throughout the state. Grant funds provided outreach and Count the Kicks materials to Michigan OB/GYNs and Birthing Hospitals through September 2011.
Healthy Birth Day was the recipient of a 2011 March of Dimes Iowa Chapter Community Grant to further support campaign material printing and fulfillment for Iowa providers.
Healthy Birth Day was awarded a 2010 March of Dimes Community Grant to further expand outreach efforts to Iowa's maternal health care medical providers and non-traditional providers of women's health services. In addition, grant funding allowed Healthy Birth Day to provide Count the Kicks patient brochures in Spanish and to distribute an educational DVD and training guide to childbirth educators throughout Iowa.
We are grateful to the donors and volunteers who support the March of Dimes. Their donations and participation in events like March for Babies make this grant, Count the Kicks and other valuable programs and research possible.
“The March of Dimes Iowa Chapter is proud to support Count the Kicks. This innovative campaign has the potential to have a significant impact on the health of mothers and babies in Iowa and it aligns with our commitment to saving babies’ lives."
-Jessica Phillips, State Director of Program Services for the March of Dimes Iowa Chapter.
Healthy Birth Day was a recipient of a 2010 Principal Financial Community Grant. Grant funding allowed for an increased web presence for Count the Kicks, including additional outreach using social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter as well as the production of this Count the Kicks Success Story.