RESOURCES

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Allergies
Baby Care

Birth Defects

Breastfeeding

Cancer

Contraception

Fertility & Infertility
Government-Sponsored
Health Departments
Heart Related
Influenza
Pregnancy
Post Partum
Pregnancy Loss
Professional Organizations
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Teratogen Services
Women’s Health

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  • Allergies:

    • Mayo Clinic: Allergy care and information.
    • Medline: Information and insights on dealing with allergies

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  • BabyCare:

    • Baby Care : Breastfeeding and baby care information from the American Pregnancy Association.
    • Partners for Healthy Babies : Committed to pregnancy and baby wellness. Focus is on the state of Louisiana.

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  • Birth Defects:

    • CHASK: Christian Homes and Special Kids is a non-profit organization that offers help, information, and support for people who have received an adverse prenatal diagnosis. CHASK also helps arrange adoptions for these special children if the birth family decides they can not provide for a special needs child, but they do not wish to terminate the pregnancy.
    • March of Dimes: Provides information on pregnancy health, prematurity, birth defects, and low birthweight.

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  • Breast Feeding:

    • Breastfeeding.Com: Supplies information,education, and product recommendations related to breastfeeding.
    • La Leche League: LLL believes that breastfeeding, with its many important physical and psychological advantages, is best for baby and mother and is the ideal way to initiate good parent-child relationships. They provide education, support, and research information concerning breastfeeding.
    • Miracle of Touch: Pre-natal classes for parents to learn breastfeeding. Post-natal classes for parents with their infant, aged 3 weeks to pre-crawling, to learn infant massage and discuss new parenting concerns.

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  • Cancer:

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  • Heart Related:

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  • Influenza:

    • Center for Disease Control : This features information and articles on the season flu presented by the Center for Disease Control.
    • Mayo Clinic: Articles and medical support on managing the flu from the Mayo Clinic.

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  • Fertility Related:

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  • Government-Sponsored:
    • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services: Find out more information about Medicaid and locate the Medicaid office in your area. Many pregnant women qualify for Medicaid to cover their medical expenses during pregnancy and delivery.
    • Insure Kids Now: Find out if your children qualify for free or low cost health insurance.
    • Women, Infants, and Children: This website is maintained by the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), a Federal agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, responsible for administering the WIC Program at the national and regional levels.

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  • Infant/Newborn Care:

    • Keep Kids Healthy.Com: A medical and parenting site designed as ‘a Pediatrician’s guide to your children’s health and safety.’ Offers free parenting advice, online forums, info product recalls and pediatric news updated daily, an immunization schedule, and many other interactive features.

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  • Pregnancy:

    • Pregnancy: Everything you need if you are trying to conceive or already pregnant. Articles and support from the American Pregnancy Association
    • Birth Center: Article on what a birth center is, the services they provide and benefits of using a birth center to deliver your baby.

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  • Pregnancy Loss:
  • Baby Loss: Provide information and support online for women and their partners who have experienced the loss of a baby.
  • Healing Hearts Baby Loss Comfort: Miscarriage and pregnancy loss resources and gifts to help heal the hearts and bodies of grieving mamas.
  • MEND: Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death is a Christian not-for-profit corporation whose purpose is to reach out to those who have lost a child due to miscarriage, stillbirth or early infant death and offer a way to share experiences and information through support groups, the quarterly newsletter, and our Internet web site.

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  • Professional Organizations:

    • American College of Nurse-Midwives: ACNM provides research, accredits midwifery education programs, administers and promotes continuing education programs, establishes clinical practice standards, creates liaisons with state and federal agencies and members of Congress.
    • Seven Wonders: An organization that promotes wonderful places for people to escape to when trying to conceive.
    • American Nurses Association: ANA is a full-service professional organization representing the nation’s 2.7 million Registered Nurses through its 54 constituent state associations. ANA advances the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Congress and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
    • American Pregnancy Association: A nonprofit health organization committed to promoting reproductive and pregnancy wellness.
    • Association of Labor Assistants & Childbirth Educators: ALACE supports women’s choices in childbirth by offering training and referrals. ALACE believes knowledgeable childbirth educators and labor assistants/birth doulas can do a great deal to provide pregnant women with information and practical alternatives so that they may give birth with confidence, strength and joy.

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  • STDs: