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New Mother Care

Summary

Resources focused on the care of new mothers.

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Anti-Racism and Countering Extremist Hate

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Family and Home Network is committed to continually learning about and practicing anti-racism.

Parenting

Summary

Resources for parenting.

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Parenting

Unplug the Christmas Machine

Summary

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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Holidays

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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Behavior, Stress, Breaking harmful patterns

Summary

Scientific evidence shows the harm of spanking, yelling and shaming. The following resources can help parents as they break generational patterns and heal, strengthen their relationships with their children and learn new ways to raise their children with calm, love and connection.

Note: much better societal support for parents is needed - and research shows it is effective. 

Parent well-being is a crucial factor in child well-being. Help is available for all kinds of difficulties.

La Leche League

Summary

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

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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.

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

Summary

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

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