The information found in these pages is not meant to be a substitute for information received from your doctor or midwife. We encourage you to bring your questions and concerns to us. Since we cannot always be available to answer your questions, we want to provide you with some additional sources of information, but the information contained in these pages should not be considered a substitute for personal medical care.

These articles are presented “as is”, without any express or implied warranties. While reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, our practice assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions, or for damages from use of the information herein. Please consult your doctor or midwife for specific information.

Breast feeding

Suggestions to increase low milk supply

Breast feeding made simple – the Seven Natural Laws of Breastfeeding

We are pleased to offer a wonderful new web site on breast feeding, sponsored by the American College of Nurse-Midwives. This is an excellent site with up-to-date information and resources on breastfeeding.

Site which is self-identified as “the #1 site for breastfeeding information, support and attitude!” Great info and video clips as well.

Dr. Tom Hale’s Breastfeeding Pharmacology-good information on what medications may be used safely if you are breastfeeding

La Leche League

Dr. Jack Newman’s wonderful breast feeding resources. If you are having problems with nursing, or just want to learn more, here’s the site for you!

Breastfeeding after breast reduction surgery, including information on joining their listserv

Cord Blood Banking

The Parents’ Guide to Cord Blood Banks is an excellent site, with discussion of public vs private cord blood banking, and a chart comparing the costs of the private banks.

If you are interested in donation, and there is not a collection facility in your area, contact Cryobanks International

Learn about donating umbilical cord blood

From the Public Library of Science comes an interesting medical debate:Can Routine Commercial Cord Blood Banking be Scientifically and Ethically Justified?

The National Cord Blood Program

Information from the March of Dimes on Cord Blood Banking

The American Academy of Pediatrics reviews Cord Blood Banking for future transplantation. This is important to read if you are considering saving your baby’s cord blood.;104/1/116

Diet, Nutrition and Food Safety in Pregnancy

Information on caffeine in pregnancy from the March of Dimes

Food Borne Risks in Pregnancy from the March of Dimes

Drugs and Medications During Pregnancy and Lactation

Medications during Breastfeeding from the American Academy of Family Physicians

The Organization of Teratology Information Services has a collection of fact sheets on exposure during
pregnancy to a variety of diseases, medications and herbal remedies

General information regarding drugs and medications during pregnancy. There is much information at this site

General Pregnancy Information

Learn more about midwifery care during your pregnancy

Best Pregnancy and Childbirth books

Maternity Center Association has a new website with information on making informed choices regarding your pregnancy and birth experience. This site includes the full-text, on-line version of Guide to Effective Care during Pregnancy and Childbirth, which is an evidence-based evaluation of prenatal care. There is a link to a video library, and latest studies on evidence based maternity care.

Interesting site on how to get your baby into the best position for labor and birth

Get weekly text messages on pregnancy and newborn care

Lamaze Magazine On Line

Pregnancy is a major life event associated with very unique health care needs. Providers and patients can track breaking news in pregnancy and fertility research here as well as find information on pre-pregnancy planning, infertility, healthy pregnancy, obstetric care, labor and delivery, postpartum wellness, and related topics. Provided by the Association of Reproductive Health Professionals

A very thorough and complete on-line embryology resource

Information on fitness during pregnancy

Welcome to the site for the Hyperemesis Education and Research Organization, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing comprehensive education and a multi-disciplinary forum for exchange of information related to Hyperemesis Gravidarum (morning sickness)

New York On-Line Access for Health (NOAH) is one of the best sites around, full of information in a logical, well-designed format

Information on group B strep from the Centers for Disease Control. This includes the guideline changes that were announced in 2010

Genetic Testing in Pregnancy

A very thorough review on genetic testing options during pregnancy

Post-partum depression

Evidence-based handouts on post partum depression

Useful information on postpartum depression.

Pregnancy Complications

Do you have pelvic bone pain during pregnancy?

Ectopic and Molar Pregnancies

The following sites have information on gestational diabetes and glucose monitoring

Information on Chickenpox in Pregnancy from the March of Dimes

Information on Parvovirus (Fifth Disease) and Pregnancy

Coxsackie Virus (Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease ) in pregnancy

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) in pregnancy

Thrombophilias in pregnancy (abnormal blood clotting)

The Organization of Teratology Information Services has a collection of fact sheets on exposure during
pregnancy to a variety of diseases, medications and herbal remedies

Rh Disease in pregnancy

Pregnancy Loss

Information from the March of Dimes on miscarriage

Hygeia is a superb interactive site for families who have had miscarriage, pregnancy losses or stillbirth. You can register and communicate with other people who share your type of loss. There is also a lot of factual information on pregnancy losses.


Excellent site on ultrasound during pregnancy

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

A review on the recent National Institutes of Health VBAC Consensus Conference

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