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Count the Kicks

Summary

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

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Baby GooRoo

Summary

A wealth of information about breastfeeding - and also health and safety issues - offered in easy-to-access topic areas. 

Topics
Breastfeeding
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La Leche League

Summary

For decades, La Leche League has been offering excellent, research-based information about breastfeeding to mothers.

Topics
Breastfeeding
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4th Trimester Project

Summary

The 4th Trimester Project, organized by a team of researchers at the University of North Carolina's Center for Maternal and Infant Health, focuses on information and research about new mothers' experiences.

Postpartum Support International

Summary

Postpartum Support International is a nonprofit organization offering information and support to women experiencing mood disorders after pregnancy, including postpartum depression.

Doulas

Summary

Doulas: A doula provides non-medical support to a woman giving birth, and/or to the woman and family after the birth.

Sidelines

Summary

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

Summary

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

Summary

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

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BirthWorks

Summary

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

Summary

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

Parent Support Groups

Summary

A listing of parent support groups.

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Parent Groups