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.
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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.
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Client Survey: What Families Say About Our Services

Our client survey identifies ways in which Any Baby Can is supporting families and how our activities ultimately impact the community.
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Innovations in Maternal Health

United Health Foundation and Any Baby Can partner to expand maternal care for at-risk women in Texas by improving pregnancy outcomes, decreasing pre-term births, and empowering mothers and their partners to create better futures for themselves and their babies.
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A Vision More Powerful Than Ever

Even in challenging times, Any Baby Can is committed to our bold vision and we’ll continue to create stability within families and across our community.
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How Our Programs are Adapting

During the Coronavirus pandemic, our staff, volunteers, supporters and client families have adapted, learned new skills and taken on new roles. While programs may be delivered a little bit differently, the value and need for support services is crucial.
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Our Benefit Concert Heroes

The generosity of our benefit concert sponsors remind us that when we work together, we make our community stronger. These corporations and individuals are Any Baby Can’s personal heroes who have helped keep our services open and accessible.
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Our Vision: Investing in Child Development

Our Vision: Investing in Child Development Category: News Date of Publication May 7, 2020 Children are our future. Not only as parents, but as a community. We know that a child’s brain is malleable and a focus on child development has tremendous individual and societal effects. Because parental care and stress has lasting impact on…

We Love Your Enthusiasm and Commitment!

We Love Your Enthusiasm and Commitment! Category: News March 11, 2020 Each year, one Any Baby Can employee is honored with the Ruth Wells Award, recognizing his or her commitment to service, passion for our work and clients, and dedication to our mission. The award is named after Ruth Wells, a Family Education Instructor who…

Our Vision: Prioritizing Healthy Families

Our Vision: Prioritizing Healthy Families Category: News January 10, 2020 Everyone has a different definition of what it means to “be healthy.” That could mean exercising or eating healthy foods; it could mean taking vitamins or going to annual well checks. In broad terms, being “healthy” means making choices that improve your overall health. Choosing…

The Joy of Family-to-Family Giving

The Joy of Family-to-Family Giving Category: News December 19, 2019 Family Giving Opportunity Gifts certainly are not the only part of the holiday season. The holidays are about family, togetherness, sharing gratitude and reflecting on faith and tradition. But for families who may be feeling overwhelmed or having to make decisions about paying medical bills,…

LEADERS IN FAMILY SERVICES

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