We have taken the time to review the following websites as credible and excellent sources of information. Please note though that we do not endorse all information on these sites. Local referrals and resources can be provided individually.

Baby’s Brain Development

www.talkwithmebaby.org

developingchild.harvard.edu/science/key-concepts/

www.bbbgeorgia.org

 

Birth Centers

National Birth Center Study II

Outcome of Care in Birth Centers

VerifyMyBirthCenter.org

 

Birth Certificates

www.chathamsafetynet.org/the-chatham-county-health-department/index.html

dph.georgia.gov/birth-records

 

Breastfeeding

La Leche League International – www.llli.org

Dr Jack Newman – www.drjacknewman.com

KellyMom – www.kellymom.com

The Breast Crawl – www.breastcrawl.org

 

Circumcision

National Organization for Circumcision Information Resource Center – www.nocirc.org

Circumcision Resource Center – www.circumcision.org

American Academy of Pediatrics – www.aap.org

 

Child Safety/Car Seat Safety

www.safekids.org

www.safercar.gov

 

Childbirth Preparation

Lamaze International – www.lamaze.org

International Childbirth Education Assoc – www.icea.org

 

Depression

General depression-   www.nimh.nih.gov/health/topics/depression/

Post Partum Depression – www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0004481/

www.marchofdimes.org/pregnancy/postpartum-depression.aspx

Postpartum Support International – www.postpartum.net

Postpartum Progress – www.postpartumprogress.org

 

Domestic Violence

General Information-  www.domesticviolence.org

SAFE Shelter of Savannah- www.safeshelter.org

Rape Crisis Center of the Coastal Empire – www.rccsav.org

 

Doulas

DONA  (Doulas of North America) – www.dona.org

CAPPA  (Childbirth & Postpartum Professional Assoc) – www.cappa.net

 

Evidence Based Practice

Evidence Based Birth – www.evidencebasedbirth.com

Improving Birth – www.improvingbirth.org

Coalition for Improving Maternity Services – www.motherfriendly.org

Childbirth Connection – www.childbirthconnection.org

 

Exercise During Pregnancy

ACOG – Exercise During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

Physical Activity for Everyone- Guidelines: Healthy Pregnant or Postpartum Women

Exercise During Pregnancy (pdf)

 

Food, Water and Product Safety

Environmental Working Group – www.ewg.org

Environmental Protection Agency – www.epa.gov

 

HypnoBirthing ®

www.hypno-birthing.com

 

Kangaroo Care

www.kangaroomothercare.com

www.kangaroocareusa.org/education.html

 

Midwifery

American College of Nurse Midwives – www.midwife.org

Midwives Alliance of North America – www.mana.org

Birth Centers – www.birthcenters.org

 

Medications & More During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding

www.mothertobaby.org

 

Natural Health

Natural News – www.naturalnews.com

Dr. Mercola – www.Mercola.com

 

Nitrous Oxide In Labor

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jmwh.12103/pdf

 

Newborn Screening

Critical Congenital Heart Defects Screening

www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/heartdefects/cchd-facts.html

Hearing Screening

www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/hearingloss/facts.htm

Metabolic Diseases Screening

www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/newbornscreening/

 

Nutrition

Food Pyramid-  www.foodpyramid.com/mypyramid/

My Plate – www.nutrition.gov/life-stages/women/women-pregnancy

The Brewer Diet – www.blueribbonbaby.org

 

Optimal Fetal Positioning

Spinning Babies – www.spinningbabies.com

 

Pregnancy and Birth

American College of Nurse Midwives – www.ourmomentoftruth.com

Baby Center – www.pregnancy.com

Childbirth Connection – www.childbirthconnection.org

Lamaze International – www.lamaze.org

March of Dimes – www.marchofdimes.com

 

TENS Unit

www.kemh.health.wa.gov.au/brochures/consumers/wnhs0386.pdf

 

Water Birth

Water Birth International – www.waterbirth.org

 

Vaccines

National Vaccine Information Center – www.nvic.org

Center for Disease Control and Prevention – www.cdc.gov

Dr Sears – www.askdrsears.com

 

Vitamin K Injection after Birth

http://evidencebasedbirth.com/vitamin-k-lesson-handout

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/vitamink/facts.html