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Childbirth Education - Childbirth Education Resources

National Health Organizations

Children's health guidelines and resources:
American Academy of Pediatrics:
Public health information and statistics: 
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention:
Government health information site: 
Comprehensive health information and research: 
National Institutes of Health:

Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum Resources

Information about normal birth: 
Lamaze International:
Premature birth and help for parents with premature babies:
March of Dimes:
Facts about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and how to get help:
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome:
Information for parents of twins and higher-order multiples, includes links to local support groups:
National Organization of Mothers of Twins Club, Inc.:
Postpartum depression support groups and helpline:
Postpartum Support International:

Breastfeeding Resources 

Breastfeeding information and local support groups:
La Leche League:
Federal agency supporting early childhood nutrition:
Find internationally certified lactation consultants in your area:
International Lactation Consultants Association (ILCA):
Information about breastfeeding after breast and nipple surgeries:

Infant & Child Safety Information

Find CPR classes in your area:
American Heart Association:

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) prevention and support:

Poison information and hotline:
National Capital Poison Control Center:

Prevention education about Shaken Baby Syndrome:
National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome:

Car seat installation instructions and inspection station locator:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:

Disaster preparedness and CPR classes:

Child safety and childproofing tips:
Safe Kids Worldwide:

Consumer protection and product recalls:
U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission:

Healthy Lifestyle Information & Support 

Government website with personalized nutrition plans:
Smoking cessation for pregnant and postpartum moms:
National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit:
Help with quitting smoking for men and women:

Parenting Information & Support 

National child abuse hotline and prevention tips:
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