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PublicHealth.Org This guide considers the urgency of prenatal care for families preparing for children, as well as individuals and families who have unexpectedly discovered a pregnancy. They answer your most urgent questions about staying healthy throughout your pregnancy as well as how to track your baby's growth during each trimester.
Child Passenger Safety Seats
www.recalls.gov Recalled products (mainly children’s car seats!); safety information, follow-up instructions, contact information.
www.safekids.org Infant and child safety, car seat information, link to local car seat inspection stations by zip code.
www.nhtsa.dot.gov National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – Recommends federal safety guidelines for car seats and certifies Child Passenger Safety Technicians (car seat inspectors).
www.ilca.org International Lactation Consultants Association
www.bfmed.org Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
www.ibreastfeeding.com Link to site of Thomas Hale, PhD, RPh, expert on medications and mother’s milk
www.hmbana.org Human Milk Bank Association of North America
www.llli.org La Leche League (breastfeeding support)
http://www.who.int/topics/breastfeeding/en/ World Health Organization
www.aap.org American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aafp.org American Association of Family Practice
www.askdrsears.com Pediatrician and author, William Sears, MD
www.eatright.org American Dietetic Association
www.pediatrics.org Journal of Pediatrics
www.attachmentparenting.org Attachment Parenting International
www.gfi.org Growing Families International (“Babywise”)
www.collabforchildren.org Offers programs and services to improve the quality of early childcare and education
www.nomotc.org National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs
www.karengromada.com Site of the author of Mothering Multiples. Extensive information, including breastfeeding multiples
www.twinsmagazine.com Site of the magazine especially for families with twins
What to Expect from Wisdom Teeth Removal (non-public website)
"Pregnancy bed rest: When it's needed, what it means” - Mayo Clinic
www.webmd.com/baby/guide/coping-with-bed-rest “Coping with bed rest”
www.sidelines.org Sidelines – The support organization for mothers experiencing high risk pregnancy
www.tttsfoundation.org The Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome Foundation
www.prematurity.org Information and resources about premature infants
www.llli.org La Leche League International This organization is dedicated to providing education, information, support and encouragement to women who choose to breastfeed. There are many local chapters around the west central Minnesota area.
www.dontshake.com The National Coalition on Shaken Baby Syndrome 1-888-273-0071 (toll free)
www.shakenbaby.com The Shaken Baby Alliance 1-877-6ENDSBS (toll free)
www.nichd.nih.gov National Institute of Child Health & Human Development 1-800-370-2943
www.thearc.org The ARC 1-301-565-3842
www.preventchildabuse.org Prevent Child Abuse America 1-312-663-3520
www.thinkfirst.org Think First Foundation 1-800-THINK-56