A Guide for First-Time Parents

A Guide for First-Time Parents

Resources

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Postpartum Education for Parents (PEP)
http://www.sbpep.org
PEP was founded by a group of mothers to offer each other support after the births of their children. PEP is a nonprofit corporation staffed by trained parent volunteers.

International Nanny Association (INA)
http://www.nanny.org
The INA is a nonprofit, educational association for nannies and those who educate, place, employ, and support professional in-home child care providers.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
http://www.aap.org
The AAP is committed to the health and well-being of infants, adolescents, and young adults. The website offers news articles and tips on health for families.

Maternal and Child Health Bureau
http://www.mchb.hrsa.gov
This U.S. government agency is charged with promoting and improving the health of mothers and children.

Zero to Three
http://www.zerotothree.org
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization that promotes the health and development of infants and toddlers.

La Leche League
http://www.laleche.org
This international organization offers support, encouragement, information, and education on breastfeeding.

MyPlate for Moms
http://www.choosemyplate.gov/mypyramidmoms
MyPlate for Moms tailors the USDA's food guide to suit the individual needs of pregnant and nursing women.

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