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Count the Kicks

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Educating parents about the importance of tracking baby movements during the third trimester of pregnancy.

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Chores and Children

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Backed by science, here's some great insights into why young children want to help. There are so many benefits to respecting their natural instincts -- and you'll be building a stronger relationship while you work together! 

 

Handout - Wholehearted Family Policies

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Handout - Wholehearted Family Policies - by Family and Home Network for the State Child Care Administrator's Meeting, 2004, Child Care Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Baby GooRoo

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Baby GooRoo - "We focus on health, nutrition, and safety, with an emphasis on breastfeeding. Our content is science-based and thoroughly researched."

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Child in Mind

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Dr. Claudia Gold's blog "speaks to parents, professionals who work with children, and policy makers. I aim to show how contemporary developmental science points us on a path to effective prevention, intervention, and treatment, with the aim of promoting healthy development and wellbeing of all children and families."

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Sidelines

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Sidelines is a nonprofit organization that offers support and information to women and families who are experiencing high-risk pregnancies. They host scheduled online chats and a discusison board.

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Lamaze International

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The mission of Lamaze International is "to promote, support and protect natural, safe and healthy birth through education and advocacy through the dedicated efforts of professional childbirth educators, providers and parents."

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Childbirth Connection

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Childbirth Connection "promotes safe, effective and satisfying evidence-based maternity care for all women and families."

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BirthWorks

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BirthWorks promotes safe and loving birth experiences through education, introspection and confident action. Birthworks offers classes for pregnant women and training for doulas and childbirth educators.

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Improving Birth Coalition

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Promoting an evidence-based, wellness model of maternity care that will improve birth outcomes and substantially reduce costs. 

Time with Children

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A selection of expert advice about parent-child time together.

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The Natural Child Project

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The Natural Child Project says:  Our vision is a world in which all children are treated with dignity, respect, understanding, and compassion.
In such a world, every child can grow into adulthood with a generous capacity for love and trust.