The AAP's website has information for professionals, as well as a parenting corner with information for parents on child and infant care. Parents can browse an alphabetical list of topics or search by age.
Provide education, support and resources along with promoting awareness of evidence-based care and options in order to reduce unnecessary birth interventions, improve breastfeeding success rates, and encourage secure bonding between parents and their children.
Blossom Birth is a non-profit education and resource center that provides parents and birth professionals with a balanced, non-judgmental view of pregnancy, childbirth, and early parenting.
Classes for expectant and new parents, resources galore, and handouts for all the classes they teach in the Bay Area. Provide information/resources that may help guide you in discovering, planning, and creating the right birth and parenting style for yourself/family.
GotMom.org was created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives to provide breastfeeding information and resources for mothers and families.
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) is a coalition of individuals and national organizations with concern for the care and well-being of mothers, babies, and families. This is their online consumer survey that asks women to provide feedback about their birth experience with a particular doctor or midwife and within a specific birth environment.
This is the CDC's website on pregnancy for consumers. The site includes information on how to be healthy before, during, and after pregnancy.
Provide the freshest, highest quality organic herbal products for pregnant, trying to become pregnant and breastfeeding mothers, and their families.
La Leche League promotes breastfeeding. The website includes articles for consumers on breastfeeding, professional information, and information on local groups and affiliates.
Lucina Health Foundation is a nonprofit California-based maternity care organization, helping women during pregnancy to make informed decision regarding care and delivery.
The March of Dimes website includes information on pregnancy such as prenatal care, preventing birth defects and premature birth, labor and delivery, and caring for a baby.
Health & Nutrition Information.
When you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you have special nutritional needs. This site is designed just for you. It has advice you need to help you and your baby stay healthy.
A sanctuary for pregnant and early parenting moms and families, Harmony offers a comfortable, nurturing environment in which to learn, practice, connect, share, give, and receive support.
This BAM community support group is specifically for our moms and dads and is also a public forum with lots of great advice and information just for you.
The US BC protects, promotes, and supports breastfeeding. The website includes a list of state breastfeeding coalitions and links to breast feeding information and resources.
This site includes advice from the FDA and EPA in several languages about mercury levels in fish and fish consumption during pregnancy.