Get Involved

Ohio is only as healthy as our tiniest citizens. One baby lost is one too many. Help save families from heartache and save us all millions of dollars in health care costs.


From supporting a pregnant friend or family member to helping spread the word on Facebook and Twitter, together we can fix this public health challenge and help save Ohio babies.

Help a Mom

  • Drive her to the doctor or midwife.
  • Watch her kids while she visits the doctor or midwife.
  • Be a listening ear to help with her worries.

Spread the Word

  • Tell everyone about Our Babies Count.
  • Share
  • Share our web ads, videos, social media images and more from our toolkit.

Mentor Moms and Dads-to-Be

  • Mentor a mom-to-be and give her pregnancy advice.
  • Offer career workshops and job training for moms and dads-to-be.

Support Locally

  • Volunteer with local safe sleep and other programs working to reduce baby deaths.
  • Mentor teens in at-risk neighborhoods.
  • Volunteer with local safe sleep and other programs working to reduce baby deaths. Check out the list of local programs.


Our Babies Count is supporting healthy pregnancies in Ohio. Join the movement by using any or all of the materials in our toolkit.


Please click on the materials you’re interested in.

Fact Sheet

Explains the movement and includes a list of Medicaid-funded local programs and contact information.

Press Release Template

Distribute to local media and highlight what your group is doing to reduce baby deaths in Ohio.

E-News Article Template

Add your organization’s efforts. Distribute in existing newsletters or as a one-time e-blast.

Letter to the Editor Template

Send to your local newspaper to show your support of Our Babies Count. This is a SAMPLE ONLY. Please write your Letter in your own words. Describe your efforts to support healthy pregnancies. This will improve the chance of your Letter being printed.


Explains and shows Our Babies Count in action. Share the slideshow in lobbies, waiting rooms, patient rooms, anywhere there’s a screen!

Social Media Images to Share

Join the movement and help us spark conversations about supporting moms-to-be and healthy pregnancies by sharing these images and #ourbabiescount on social media!

Photo Talk Bubbles

Print 8.5” x 11” message bubble. Take a photo of yourself with the message bubbles and upload to our social media. Be sure to use #ourbabiescount!

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    Write your own message of support to moms-to-be.
    Ex. “I support all Ohio moms-to-be!”

Web Ads

Put our ads on your website or social media platform and hyperlink to Don’t forget to send us a link to your site for cross promotion!

  • Ohio's health challenge web ad
  • Support healthy pregnancy care web ad


Watch and share our videos on your social media pages or website. Everyone can get involved in our statewide movement to reduce baby deaths in Ohio.

How Health Plans Can Benefit Mom

Campaign Overview Video

Lynette and Destiny Video

OBC Baby Shower Toledo, OH

OBC Baby Shower Cincinnati

OBC Helps Mentor Moms

OBC Baby Shower in Butler County

OBC Baby Shower in Canton

Real Story: Diaper Cakes

OBC Helps Mommy Mile

OBC: Spotlight on Sunlight Village

OBC: Chat with a Midwife

Cleveland Church Shares Passion to Save Ohio Babies