Local + National Resources

There are many more resources than those listed here. Please reach out if you have a specific need!

WIC

Florida WIC wants to see your family happy, healthy and thriving. In addition to food assistance, we also provide nutrition education; breastfeeding counseling and pumps; and the support you need to keep your family healthy.

Evidence on Doulas + Evidence Based Birth

This site provides comprehensive, evidence based information on all things birth. Ample free resources will allow you to make informed decisions for your best birth experience.

Doulas and Dads

A resource for dads/partners wondering how they can be the primary caregiver and how having a doula ensures this can happen.

Laleche League

A world without barriers to experiencing the love and wisdom found in the breastfeeding relationship.
Breast-feeding support & local LLL leaders for breastfeeding support groups

Healthcare Insecurity/Federal Medicaid Info

Medicaid is a joint federal and state program that provides free or low-cost health coverage to millions of Americans, including some low-income people, families and children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with disabilities. The federal government provides a portion of the funding for Medicaid and sets guidelines for the program. Medicaid programs vary from state to state.

Healthy Families America Strategy

Healthy Families America (HFA) is the signature program of Prevent Child Abuse America. Our National Office, located in Chicago, Illinois, provides support, technical assistance, training, affiliation and accreditation to our international network of affiliated sites.

International Childbirth Education Association

Find birth, postpartum doulas and childbirth educators + classes here.
To educate, certify, and support the birth professional who believes in freedom to make decisions based on knowledge of alternatives in family centered maternity and newborn care.

Centering Healthcare Institute

Centering group prenatal care follows the recommended schedule of 10 prenatal visits, but each visit is 90 minutes to two hours long - giving women 10x more time with their provider. Moms engage in their care by taking their own weight and blood pressure and recording their own health data with private time with their provider for belly check.

Catholic Charities

Mostly housing and food insecurity services, although some have emergency bills assistance.

Affordable Care Act

Healthcare insecurity. Enrollment + qualifications assistance.

Cooking Matters

Cooking Matters is helping end childhood hunger by inspiring families to make healthy, affordable food choices. Our programs teach parents and caregivers with limited food budgets to shop for and cook healthy meals.

Sudden Unexpected Infant Death + Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Health care providers and researchers don’t know the exact causes of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). However, research shows parents and caregivers can help reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths by doing the following:

Indian Health Service

The Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Sesame Street in Communities

Online community for sharing Sesame Street's free educational resources with the adults in children's lives.

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a nonprofit organization working to help families and communities keep kids safe from injuries. Most people are surprised to learn preventable injuries are the #1 killer of kids in the United States. Throughout the world, almost one million children die of an injury each year, and almost every one of these tragedies is preventable.

Parents as Teachers

Parents as Teachers promotes the optimal early development, learning and health of children by supporting and engaging their parents and caregivers.

Home Safety Tips

Water, Fire, Medication, Fall, Poison Safety tips + more

Find a Midwife

The American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is the professional association that represents certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) and certified midwives (CMs) in the United States. ACNM sets the standard for excellence in midwifery education and practice in the United States and strengthens the capacity of midwives in developing countries. Our members are primary care providers for women throughout the lifespan, with a special emphasis on pregnancy, childbirth, and gynecologic and reproductive health.

KellyMom

The KellyMom Parenting Community supports breastfeeding and gentle, empathic parenting practices. We aim to provide a supportive, caring place for parents to come and interact as well as research based parenting and breastfeeding advice.

The North American Antiepileptic Drug Pregnancy Registry

The North American AED Pregnancy Registry is dedicated to answering this question. Anticonvulsants treat disorders like epilepsy, mood disorder, and chronic pain, but more information is needed about them to answer the question confidently. If you’re already taking anticonvulsants and are pregnant, please consider sharing your experience with us to help other women like yourself. Your identity will remain confidential.

Congenital and Genetic Diseases

Resource for families needing more information about genetic and congenital diseases.

Your Whole Baby

Gently providing education on the lifelong harms of circumcision and information on the functions and proper care of the foreskin in an effort to end infant genital cutting.

Enbrace HR Prenatal Vitamin

I am not endorsing or suggesting you take this prenatal vitamin. This is a prenatal to discuss with your provider if you live with certain mental health disorders.

Wellness Mama Blog

WellnessMama.com is an online resource for women and moms who want to live a healthier life. Our founder, Katie, along with a team of researchers and medical advisors, analyze a wide variety of topics and summarize the information in a clear and usable way. Our goal is to present practical tips, real food recipes, natural beauty and cleaning tutorials, natural remedies and other information to make your life better.

Gestational Diabetes

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists resources for Gestational Diabetes.

Preeclampsia Foundation

The Preeclampsia Foundation is an empowered community of patients and experts, with a diverse array of resources and support to help you have the best possible pregnancy or to help you navigate the questions you’ll have if you don’t. We provide unparalleled support and advocacy for the people whose lives have been or will be affected by the condition – mothers, babies, fathers and their families.

Baby Center (Baby Development Stages)

BabyCenter is the world's number one digital parenting resource, with content that reaches more than 100 million people monthly. In the United States, 7 in 10 new and expectant moms online use BabyCenter. Using information from experts as well as advice from new moms and dads, BabyCenter provides parents with support that's Remarkably Right® at every stage of pregnancy and child development. Products include websites, mobile apps, online communities, email series, social programs, and public health initiatives.

Vaccine Inserts

The purpose of the Institute for Vaccine Safety is to obtain and disseminate objective information on the safety of recommended immunizations.

United States Lactation Consultant Association

Find a lactation consultant closest to you.

Delayed Cord Clamping

This research depicts the benefits and evidence-based recommendations of delayed-cord clamping.

National Human Genome Research Institute

This website highlights conditions that are under investigation by researchers at or associated with the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI).

 

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