News and Discussions

The latest news and discussions on the topics of family health, parent education and child development.

Improving Mother-Baby Outcomes

When a mother is supported in pregnancy and throughout parenthood, the person who benefits the most is the child.

A Little Goes a Long Way in Supporting Children

A little goes a long way in allowing a family to focus on what children need to thrive.

A Legacy Lives on Through Giving

After facing the diagnosis of childhood cancer, the Duke family created a legacy through giving for their daughter Emma.

It Starts With Prevention

Any Baby Can is committed to using our expertise and our voice to advocate for the changes at the legislative level that ultimately benefit families.

Everyone has a Part to Play

The health and success of a child is influenced by a variety of factors, including the social support their parents receive.
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Child, Family and Community

Anthony DeGraw from Integris and Any Baby Can’s Isabel Cobo discuss the connection between child, family and community.
Any Baby Can group of staff and partners

Collaboration to Best Serve Families

In order to deliver on our mission and provide a well-rounded approach to a family’s needs, we work with community groups and develop partnerships with organizations
Isabel, the Ruth Wells Award Winner 2022, in orange with her teammates and coworkers beside her in an exterior.

Commitment and Passion

Isabel Cobo wins the 2022 Ruth Wells Award, recognizing her commitment to early intervention for children in Central Texas.
Our Volunteer Coordinator with our CHCP volunteers.

Volunteering That Makes an Impact

Our volunteers are passionate about helping parents and children, and shared 1,700 hours of their time and talent with us this year.
Infant with headband in a car with bumblebees in the foreground with flowers in the background.

Mental Health at Every Visit

Any Baby Can is supporting the mental health of parents in all of our programs, at all of our visits to provide comprehensive, whole family support.
Staff members with encouraging signs at a Healthy Fair Start graduation.

Building a Sense of Community

Our sense of community comes from one common interest: your child. And this community plays a vital role in parental success and family well-being.

A Platform and a Voice

Two clients join our board, adding voice and depth of perspective. These women bring valuable professional experience and personal experience to strengthen our work supporting families and children.

The Role and Need for Community

Community plays a role in family health and, more broadly, in family well-being. A family’s network helps improve health equity, access to health resources, and lives of children, parents and caregivers.

Update on Texas Legislative Session

We supported bills in the Texas legislative session aimed at improving funding for early intervention, Medicaid eligibility, and access to home-visiting services.
Regents of Austin Student Volunteers

Volunteers Get Creative to Help Families

Rather than canceling their annual service projects and trips, Regents School of Austin decided to adapt, refocus and find a way to give back and make a local impact through volunteers.
Infant playing with sensory bin.

Brain Development and Early Intervention

Our staff participated in the Brain Story Certification program to gain a deeper understanding of brain development and its impact on lifelong health.
Lauretta Jackson in an at-home setting prepandemic providing Early Childhood Intervention services.

Leader and Advocate of Early Intervention

Any Baby Can’s annual Ruth Wells Award recognizes a staff member’s commitment to service, passion for our work and clients, and dedication to our mission. This year’s winner is physical therapist Lauretta Jackson!

What Unites Our Programs

What connects our work across all programs is that we develop our clients’ self-sufficiency and self- efficacy, and we’re dedicated to delivering quality services to meet that goal.


We foster strong, resilient families to reach their full potential. We adapt and respond as the needs of families in our community evolve.