Welcome to our Links Page. This is a combined links page which means it contains links for both the expectant parent and maternal child health care professional. Having a site listed here is not an endorsement of a particular policy or technique, merely a source of information for you. If you would like us to list a site here, please email us and we will evaluate the site for appropriateness. If you intend to link to our site, we'd like to know that too! Contact us!
123 Greetings ~ has new free baby e-cards. Send one today!
Adoptive Breastfeeding Resource Website ~ outstanding site for those adopting and wishing to breastfeed.
ALACE--Association of Labor Assistants and Childbirth Educator P.O. Box 390436 Cambridge, MA 02139 Phone: 617-441-2500; email: email@example.com
ALACE is a non-profit, educational organization formed in 1995 by Rahima Baldwin and combine aspects of Informed Homebirth and Informed Birth and Parenting. As the name indicates, ALACE offers certifications for childbirth educators and labor assistants (doulas). With a goal to empower women to make the best choices in order to have a wonderful birth experience, ALACE emphasizes the psychological perspectives and mind-body influences on birth. Furthermore, ALACE examines the sociological and anthropological influences our culture has on birthing women today.
American Academy of Family Physicians The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is a national, non-profit medical association of more than 88,000 members (family physicians, family practice residents, and medical students).
American Academy of Husband Coached Childbirth (AAHCC) Emphasis on Natural, Husband-Coached Childbirth. This site contains information on the Bradley Method of childbirth and locations of instructors throughout the US.
American Academy of Pediatrics One of the internet's most credible and complete sources of medical information for infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) A comprehensive site devoted to support of the childbearing family via the profession of nurse-midwifery.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Includes a physician directory to locate an ACOG physician anywhere in the U.S., wellness tips, latest research findings, patient education and much more. Some areas of site require ACOG membership to access.
Association of Nurse Advocates for Childbirth Solutions (ANACS). An organization that assists like-minded nurses and other childbirth advocates to network and discuss maternity service issues. The goal is more Mother-Friendly TM nursing for hospital based birth. This devoted community of individuals desire positive affects on hospital births through autonomous practice changes. The website offers many resources, links, news, chat rooms and participation in the community through frequent updates and automatic notification of new articles on the site.
Association of Women's Health, Obstetrics, and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is a not for profit association of 22,000 health care professionals in the United States, Canada and abroad who are dedicated to establishing and promoting the highest standards of nursing practice.
At Home Mothers The website for the only magazine published exclusively for mothers at home and those who would like to be.
Baby Names at BabyChatter - Baby names, meanings and origins. Free baby stuff, coupons and special offers. It's what all the chatter is about!
Baby Milk Action This non-profit organization aims to save lives and end the avoidable suffering caused by inappropriate infant feeding.
Birth Alliance Directory of California's Midwives, Doulas, and Childbirth Educators. Home base for an online midwifery study group, with members from around the world. Birth Alliance is also the home to many birth stories, articles, links, and resources!
Birth Smart Birth Smart provides childbirth education and doula services in the greater Lexington Kentucky area.
BirthSong Childbirth Services BirthSong offers consumer oriented childbirth preparation classes and labor support doula services in Kalamazoo and Southwestern Michigan.
Black Womens Health Dedicated to the Health and wellness of today's African American woman! Check out their info on prenatal care and breastfeeding.
Breastfeeding and the Use of Human Milk ~ the policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Breastfeeding Pharmacology by Dr. Thomas W. Hale R.Ph., PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University School of Medicine.
Bright Future Lactation Resource Centre Includes information, resources, and articles about breastfeeding and lactation topics written by and for professionals and expert volunteers.
Carol's Mother & Baby Homepage Website from the UK covering aspects of parinatal care including labor, cesareans, breastfeeding and bottle feeding.
Childbirth Enhancement Foundation CEF specializes in community and hospital based childbirth assistant/doula programs, providing certified childbirth assistants to those who desire to have a positive birth experience. CEF offers one of the most comprehensive training and certification programs in the nation.
Childbirth Institute The Childbirth Institute, has developed an "At Home" Childbirth Education Program for expectant parents who are unable to attend traditional classes. The program includes video taped childbirth education classes, audio relaxation exercises, a student manual, and most important-one-on-one contact with certified childbirth educators
Coalition for Improvement of Maternity Services The Initiative is an evidence-based document which provides guidelines for identifying and designating mother-friendly birth sites including hospitals, birth centers, and home-birth services.
The Compleat Mother ~ a magazine about natural parenting, breastfeeding, pregnancy and childbirth.
LEARN CPR is a free public service supported by the University of Washington School of Medicine. It is NOT designed to take the place of an actual CPR class or in-person demonstration/return demonstration. No liability is assumed.
Doulas of North America (DONA) The official site of the Doulas of North America. Browse to discover the role of the doula for birth and postpartum and to locate a doula in your area. Also learn how to become a Certified Doula and where to locate doula trainings.
DoulaWorld.com is an online, searchable, interactive directory that lists Doulas, Midwives, Lactation Consultants and childbirth educators. Our main goal is to help doulas and pregnant couples to find each other and learn about what the doula spirit is all about.
Express Yourself Mums in the UK: Breastfeeding & Breastpumps is a site for specialist breastfeeding and expressing products, useful supplies of breastpumps and their accessories as well as baby art and gifts.
Family Paws Dog & Storks Workshops is is dedicated to safe kid and K9 interaction right from the start!
The Funky Stork ~ especially for expectant Fathers!
Thefunkystork.com is the only website dedicated entirely to expectant fathers! It offers male-orientedinforamtion to guide men through pregnancy!
Homestead Natural Birth ~ Family resources: pregnancy and birth, midwives, doulas, childbirth education, articles and more!
International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) For those wishing to become a Board Certified Lactation Consultant, this site is a must. The primary purpose of International Board Certification is to benefit the public by setting standards for the lactation consultant profession.
International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA) Learn more about "family-centered maternity care." ICEA is one of the leading organizations for certifying childbirth educators, doulas, and postnatal educators. Information on locating a childbirth educator in your area as well as certification information can be found on this site.
The Labor of Love A comprehensive site offering information on pregnancy and parenting.
La Leche League International An organization dedicated to providing education, information, support, and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.
Lamaze International (formerly ASPO/Lamaze) Lamaze International is a leading organization in the field of childbirth education. On this site you can locate an instructor, obtain information about becoming a childbirth educator and the advanced training workshops, and much more.
LifebankUSATM Stem Cell Banking Services LifebankUSATM was founded by practicing physicians and research scientists and is the first and only stem cell bank in the world to offer its clients PlacentaCordTM banking, a service to store both placental and cord blood stem cells.
Made In Water ~ rent or purchase labor/birth pools for labouring in water or a water birth. The outer measurements are 150cm/135cm, which allow you to set up La 'Bassine' even in a small hospital room or a tiny cosy flat. Site includes information on water labor and books for labor and birth in water.
Maternal Instinct Outstanding New Hampshire site offering information about doulas, hypnobirthing, massage and belly casting.
Modern Stork Good information site with experts to give info about baby.
Motherwear (maternity needs) Providing nursing mothers with excellent quality, comfortable clothes.
OB/Gyn Net - information for lay and professionals A physician reviewed service offering medical professionals, women and industry a home for publishing, accessing information and global interaction.
Oregon Midwifery learn more about midwives in Oregon, schools, resources, conferences, state midwifery council and Oregon State Board of Direct Entry Midwifery.
Parents of Multiple Birth Association A Canadian-based organization offering excellent information for parents of multiples.
Personal Fertility Technologies, Inc. Information on total woman health from PMS to menopause, from Fair Oaks, CA.
Postpartum Support: Depression After Delivery The homepage for the Cleveland, Ohio chapter of Depression After Delivery.
Pregnancy Today The online journal and community just for expectant parents, created to keep you informed, enlightened and inspired!
Promotion of Mother's Milk, Inc. Promotion of Mother's Milk, Inc. (ProMoM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing public awareness and public acceptance of breastfeeding. Features 101 reasons to breastfeed your baby and growth charts!
SideLines An exceptional site for those high risk mothers, those mothers who are on bedrest or the maternity health care professionals caring for these mothers.
Twin To Twin Transfusion Syndrome Foundation - "dedicated to providing educational, emotional and financial support to families and caregivers before, during, and after pregnancies diagnosed with twin to twin transfusion syndrome. Dedicated to saving the babies, improving their future health and care, and keeping families together." See also The International Institute for the treatment of Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome.
World Health Organization (WHO) Dedicated to promoting good health, integrating health and human development, ensuring equitable access to health services, protecting health, and preventing and controlling specific health problems.