The First Day of Life
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Postpartum Education for Parents (PEP)
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.
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
This site offers information on numerous health issues. The women's health section includes readings on pregnancy, labor, delivery, postpartum care, breast health, menopause, contraception, and more.
Pregnancy on Womenshealth.gov
Helping pregnant women learn what they can do before, during, and after pregnancy to give babies a healthy start to life.
International Childbirth Education Association (ICEA)
ICEA offers professional certification programs for childbirth educators and includes a list of ICEA-certified educators for expectant parents wishing to attend prepared childbirth classes.
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
This U.S. government agency is charged with promoting and improving the health of mothers and children.
Zero to Three
Zero to Three is a national nonprofit organization that promotes the health and development of infants and toddlers.
MyPlate for Moms
MyPlate for Moms tailors the USDA's food guide to suit the individual needs of pregnant and nursing women.