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This book offers a thorough look at assumptions many people have about the holiday season, a brief history of commercialism associated with the holidays, exercises to help you identify your own family’s true wishes, and inspiration for making changes.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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Birthing the Future is the nonprofit organization founded by author, photographer and birth educator/activist Suzanne Arms.

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