Ask Lenore: Ask Lenore is an information resource for couples who are expanding their families via adoption, surrogacy, or traditional pregnancy as well as those who are experiencing infertility and/or recurrent miscarriage.
Dr. Shoshana Bennett: Emerging from her own nightmare with postpartum depression thirty years ago, Dr. Shoshana Bennett started a crusade that has taken her into the lives of thousands of women across North America and around the world... helping them rebuild their lives and helping families heal. Dr. Bennett knows that positive thought, hope and applying knowledge are powerful things... and she helps her clients do that every day.
EmpowHER: We have the largest, moderated peer-to-peer community of women online talking to each other about health & wellness topics that matter to them.
Fat Free Vegan: I'm SusanV, and I love good food. Join me as I create delicious dishes made with whole foods and without a lot of processed fat and sugar.
My Postpartum Voice: Postpartum Depression information source. When I was clawing my way out of the dark rabbit hole into which I fell, all I wanted was another Mom to tell me everything would be okay. I needed to hear that I wasn’t alone. I needed whispered words of hope in the wee hours of the night. I needed to NOT be alone in that dark damp hole. This is me. Telling you that you’re not alone.
Nutrition Diva: For eating well and feeling fabulous.
Postpartum Progress: This is the most widely-read blog on postpartum depression & other mental illnesses related to childbirth. To learn about the many resources here for you, click the link above. YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
Postpartum Support International: Postpartum Support International is dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, including postpartum depression, the most common complication of childbirth. We also work to educate family, friends and healthcare providers so that moms and moms-to-be can get the support they need and recover. You are not alone. You are not to blame. With help, you will be well.
Preggie Pops and Queasy Pops: Preggie Pops are naturally flavored and specially formulated lollipops made for pregnant women.
Pregnancy and the Vegan Diet: It is reasonably simple to follow a vegan diet throughout pregnancy while eating foods that meet your needs and the needs of your baby.
Prenatal Yoga Center: The Prenatal Yoga Center is the first yoga center in New York City to focus on moms and moms-to-be. Over the past 8 years, over 7000 women have come through our door to take classes and workshops.
American Pregnancy Association: The American Pregnancy Association is a national health organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness through education, research, advocacy, and community awareness.
Ask Dr. Sears: We are William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN. Most folks just call us Dr. Bill and Martha. After raising eight children and practicing pediatric medicine for more than 30 years, we have answered questions from thousands of parents. Millions more have sought our advice through our 40+ pediatric books, articles in parenting magazines, and our appearances on more than 100 television programs.
Before, During & After: Childbirth education, doula support including childbirth and postpartum, and more services.
Calm Birth.org: Calm Birth prenatal classes focus on the use of three meditation practices and teach women how to use innate abilities. The program encourages naturla childbirth, however, the practices are especially beneficial when medical interventions are used during childbirth.
Childbirth Connection: Welcome to ChildbirthConnection.org, your source for trustworthy up-to-date evidence-based information and resources on planning for pregnancy, labor and birth, and the postpartum period. Founded in 1918, Childbirth Connection is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of maternity care. We promote safe, effective and satisfying evidence-based maternity care for all women and families.
Coalition For Improving Maternity Services: (CIMS): is a coalition of individuals and national organizations with concern for the care and wellbeing of mothers, babies, and families. Our mission is to promote a wellness model of maternity care that will improve birth outcomes and substantially reduce costs. This evidence-based mother-, baby-, and family-friendly model focuses on prevention and wellness as the alternatives to high-cost screening, diagnosis, and treatment programs.
Cradlehold: Welcome to Cradlehold. Congratulations on your commitment to breastfeeding. This is a special time for you and your baby and a time which will never be duplicated with any other baby in quite the same way. You have an understanding of the superior benefits that breastfeeding has for both you and your baby. We are here to help and support you.
Elizabeth Pantley, No Cry Sleep Solution: Advice, solutions, links and books about parenting. Raise children with love, compassion, respect and consistency and learn to be a confident and joyful parent.
Informed Choices in Childbirth: Join Henci Goer in discussing common practices and policies in pregnancy and childbirth. Learn about the evidence supporting normal birth. Get information that can help you — or your students or clients — make informed decisions about care. Find out the characteristics of providers who practice according to the best evidence.
Jewish Pregnancy: Finding Meaning and Spirituality in Pregnancy through Judaism.
MaryBeth Nance, Professional Labor Support Services: Childbirth Consultation, Guidance and Support.
Maternal Instinct Doula Services: We provide a full range of pregnancy and birth services to support you through this transitional time of your life, labor doula and postpartum doula services, group and private childbirth education, placenta encapsulation, and belly casting services are warmly provided. You will have a better birth with the right kind of support. Choosing an experienced, compassionate addition to your birthing team will help you achieve your best birthing experience.
Midwifery Care (Canada): Midwives respect pregnancy as a state of health and childbirth as a normal process. Midwives promote decision-making as a shared responsibility and encourage women to actively participate in all aspects of their care. Midwives focus on the appropriate use of technology and preventing complications. Midwives respect and support women so that they may give birth safely, with power and dignity.
Mommy Matters Online: Mommy Matters is a resource for Austin, Texas and Fresno/Clovis and surrounding communities offering classes and products to educate and prepare mom physically and emotionally before and after baby’s arrival. We have free workshops and forums to help answer those questions you can't get answered at the doctor’s office. We also offer prenatal massage, breastfeeding support and Childbirth Education Classes.
Mother Journey: Classes taught by Laurel Wilson, IBCLC, CLE, CCCE, CLD, author of forthcoming book, The Greatest Pregnancy Ever: Keys to the MotherBaby Connection and Executive Director of CAPPA’s Lactation Program.
Mr. Dad: It’s no secret that women have an abundance of books and other resources to turn to for tips and advice about pregnancy, having a baby, raising kids, trouble with their teen, and all their other mom-related questions. But what about fathers? The idea that fatherhood transforms men isn’t that surprising. In fact, most dads would agree that having children influences every single aspect of their lives including where they live, their jobs, who their friends are, their health, where they go on vacation, and their marriages and relationships.
My Best Birth: mybestbirth is Ricki Lake's community for people to share experiences and options about pregnancy, natural birth and holistic parenting.
My Birth Team: A forum based website, providing information, resources, and community for expectant and postpartum families.
Pregnancy Birth and Babies: This Facebook page is run by Jade Hoare, Emilie Cambell, and Chenaide Bailey-Wickes. Trained midwives and early-years coordinator, who are more than happy to help answer your questions.
Rising Moon Midwifery: Kate Aseron is a Certified Professional Midwife through the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM), practicing since February 2006.
Seventh Moon Homebirth: The birth of a child is an amazing mixture of physical happenings, emotional ups and downs, and spiritual and personal growth. Vicki and Sabine are Certified Professional Midwives (CPM) through the North American Registry of Midwives (NARM). They are licensed in the state of New Jersey to attend women and families at birth in the home setting.
Spinning Babies: Spinning Babies Website is a project of Gail Tully, a homebirth midwife in Minnesota, USA. She is a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM), credentialed by North American Registry of Midwives. From observations and study, Gail adds her contribution to the topic of Optimal Foetal Positioning (Fetal Positioning in the US). Read more about the background of Spinning Babies and where the techniques came from by clicking Read About...
Talk Birth Childbirth Education: Do you want to increase your confidence in the natural process of birth? Are you ready to experience birth’s transforming power with respect and dignity and in safety, support, and trust? Serving Rolla, Missouri and surrounding communities, Molly Remer is pleased to offer independent birthing classes. These childbirth classes will encourage you to respect birth as a rite of passage, a sacred and intimate life experience, and a creative endeavor.
The Rebozo Way.org: Nurturing Across Cultures is dedicated to educating the public about traditional methods of birthing, family and community relationships, and about in-arms and attachment parenting as practiced by indigenous peoples worldwide, and as relevant to our own lives as caring members of the world community.
The Whole Network: The WHOLE Network is a grassroots organization dedicated to providing accurate information about circumcision and the benefits of being intact. We supply doctors, hospitals, midwives, educators, and parents-to-be with well-researched, up-to-date information.
VBAC.COM: provides childbearing women and maternity care professionals access to evidence-based resources, educational materials, and cesarean prevention, and support for VBAC.
Waterbirth International: Water birth easier for moms, better for babies.
Waterbirth Solutions: We are passionate about laboring and birthing in water. Our mission is to provide the highest quality birth pools for women and their partners whether birthing at home or in a hospital. We offer a variety of educational supplies, permanent hospital tubs, portable waterbirth tubs in a variety of sizes, brands and cost, waterbirth supplies and educational materials.
Menses Today: Menses Today was established with the goal of introducing personal hygiene care, resources, and information about menses; and to help encourage a more comfortable ‘time-of-the-month’ for girls and young ladies just starting this journey in their life.
Flower Power Mom: Angel La Liberte is the founder and the author behind Flower Power Mom, a website dedicated to midlife motherhood -to entertain, inform, and share the experience of having children after 40.
Inseason Mom -http://www.inseasonmom.org/ -support for first time moms over 35 and 40 provided by former childbirth educator and first time mom over 40 of two healthy daughters.