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New Infographic from National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition and TJL Enterprises Provides Guidance on Folic Acid Consumption

Release of Educational Tool Coincides with Folic Acid Awareness Week, Jan. 5-11, 2014

LONG BEACH, Calif., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB), a recognized leader and resource in maternal and child health, in partnership with TJL Enterprises, makers of innovative natural health products for families, today released a new informational graphic that provides clinical guidance about the vitamin folic acid, and the recommended consumption for children ages 0-13.

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Designed to be easy to comprehend, the "infographic" illustrates exactly what the B vitamin is, what it does, and why it is a critical component of a child's healthy diet. Available for download, online sharing or printing at http://coliccalm.com/folic-acid/, the educational tool includes intake recommendations and meal ideas.

"We are excited to partner with TJL Enterprises to educate all women of childbearing age, pregnant women, and parents about the importance of folic acid for optimal health," said Janice Frey-Angel, CEO of National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB). "This effort is part of HMHB's longstanding commitment to supporting preconception, prenatal, and child health, and is especially timely during National Folic Acid Awareness Week and National Birth Defects Prevention Month."

"The synergy in our missions and our passion for educating the public about maternal and children's health resulted in a logical partnership," said Jacqueline Lawrence, President TJL Enterprises Inc. "Together we hope to improve the health and safety of mothers, babies, and families through education that may not be easily accessible. We believe this infographic is an exciting tool that helps achieve that. It is easy to comprehend and offers valuable tips for parents about how to ensure folic acid is incorporated into their family's diet."

About National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition
The National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB) was formed in 1981 to improve the quality of public and professional education related to prenatal and infant care in the U.S. by six lead organizations—American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), March of Dimes, American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), American Nurses Association (ANA), National Congress of Parents and Teachers and the U.S. Public Health Service.  Today, HMHB's impressive network includes local, state, and national organizations as well as parents, providers, and policymakers.

HMHB represents tens of thousands of healthcare providers, parent advocates and others working in maternal and child health nationwide.  Together with thousands of partner organizations, HMHB strives for equal access to quality healthcare, eliminating health disparities among all populations, cultural competence and respect for diversity, and serve as a collective voice to facilitate change.  HMHB is a recognized leader and trusted resource for information on maternal and child health. The organization is a longstanding member of the National Council on Folic Acid and has been active in promoting the importance of folic acid for health benefits and the prevention of birth defects. More information about HMHB can be found at www.hmhb.org.

About TJL Enterprises
Founded in 2003 by Jacqueline Lawrence, TJL Enterprises' mission is to create and distribute innovative natural health products of the highest quality, purity, safety and efficacy. Its flagship product, Colic Calm® Gripe Water, was developed by company founder Jacqueline Lawrence in collaboration with a leading homeopathic pharmacist. Now widely used in the United States and abroad, it is sold in major retail stores as well as natural grocery and health food stores, and online retailers. Colic Calm, the first homeopathic gripe water and the only one on the market that is FDA-regulated, has become the leading natural medicine for treating the related conditions of infant colic, gas and reflux. To date, it has helped more than a million babies around the world. In May 2012, TJL Enterprises launched Tummy Calm®, the U.S.' first and only homeopathic anti-gas drops for children. TJL Enterprises is a privately held corporation headquartered in Long Beach, Calif. Visit www.ColicCalm.com or www.TummyCalm.com for educational information, user testimonials, store locator tools and more, or call (877)-321-CALM. 

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SOURCE National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition; TJL Enterprises

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