Resources

BABY-WEARING

 

The Baby Wearer

http://www.thebabywearer.com/

 

BACK TO WORK vs. STAY AT HOME

 

Family & Home Network

http://www.familyandhome.org/

Working and Caring T. Berry Brazelton (Amazon.com)
Women At Home Arlene Cardozo (Amazon.com)

What's a Smart Woman Like You Doing at Home?

Burtain, Dittmer & Loveless (Amazon.com)

 

BREASTFEEDING

 

Lactation Education Resources (Parent Handouts)

http://www.leron-line.com/Parent_Handouts.htm

Kellymom (website re: breastfeeding, sleep & parenting)

http://www.kellymom.com/

La Leche League

http://www.lalecheleague.org/

The Breastfeeding Answer Book La Leche League
The Breastfeeding Book William & Martha Sears (Amazon.com)
The Complete Book of Breastfeeding Marks & Olds (Amazon.com)
The Nursing Mother's Companion Kathleen Huggins (Amazon.com)
The Nursing Mother's Guide to Weaning Kathleen Huggins (Amazon.com)
Healthy Children (American Academy of Pediatrics)

www.healthychildren.org

 

BREASTFEEDING AFTER BREAST SURGERY

Breastfeeding after Reduction

http://www.bfar.org/

Defining Your Own Success: Breastfeeding after Breast Reduction Surgery

Diana West, published by La Leche League

 

CHILD DEVELOPMENT
First Feelings Greenspan & Greenspan (Amazon.com)
Infants & Mothers: Differences in Development Dr. T. Berry Brazelton (Amazon.com)
New First Three Years of Life Burton Wihte (Amazon.com)
The Baby Book Sears & Sears (Amazon.com)
Touchpoints: Your Child's Emotional and Behavioral Development Dr. T. Berry Brazelton (Amazon.com)
What to Expect the First Year Arlene Eisenberg, Murkoff & Hathaway (Amazon.com)
Healthy Children, by American Academy of Pediatrics www.healthychildren.org

 

CHILDBIRTH

 

The Association of Nurse Advocates for Childbirth Solutions

http://www.childbirthsolutions.com/

NOVA Natural Birth Center

www.novabirthcenter.com

  

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION
Susan Messina, Birth Works www.susanmessina.com

 

CO-SLEEPING

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

http://www.aap.org (health topics)

 

COLIC / REFLUX

 

Coping with Infant Colic: A Guide for Parents Deborah Sarsgard & William Waldman (Amazon.com)

"Tucker Sling" to elevate babies

http://www.tuckerdesigns.com/

Positioning Pillow for Babies w/Acid Reflux

http://www.arpillow.com/

Comfy "Lift Bed" for children

http://www.acidrefluxpillow.com/

PAGER (Pediatric Adolescent Gastroesophageal Reflux Association)

http://www.reflux.org/

 

CORD BLOOD BANKING

 

Viacord

http://www.viacord.com/

Cord Blood Registry

www.cordblood.com

The Cord Blood Center

http://www.cordbloodbanking.com/

The Cord Blood Guide

www.cordbloodguide.com

 

 

COUNSELING / PARENTING

 

The Women's Center

http://www.thewomenscenter.org/

Parent Encouragement Program
Dana Seltzer, MSW, LCSW - The Village Wellness Center  

http://www.parentencouragement.org/
http://www.thevillagewellnesscenter.org/home.html

 

 

FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS / SIBLINGS
Bonding Marshall H. Klaus (Amazon.com)
The Earliest Relationship Brazelton & Bertrand (Amazon.com)
Family In Transition Skolnick & Skolnick (Amazon.com)
The Parenting Bible Robin Goldstein, Gallant (Amazon.com)
Understanding Sibling Rivalry: The Brazelton Way Brazelton & Sparrow (Amazon.com)
What to Expect When the New Baby Comes Home Heidi Murkoff (Harper Festival) (Amazon.com)

 

HIGH-RISK / BEDREST

 

Sidelines National Support Network

http://www.sidelines.org/

The Pregnancy Bed Rest Book Richard H. Schwartz, M.D.  (Amazon.com)
Pregnancy Bedrest: A Guide for the Pregnant Woman and Her Family Susan Johnson & Deborah Kraut (Amazon.com)
Intensive Caring Dianne Hales & Timothy Johnson (Amazon.com)

 

IMMUNIZATIONS

 

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) www.cdc.gov
American Academy of Pediatrics www.aap.org
The Real Science of Immunizations

http://onlinenursepractitionerpograms.com/vaccine-immunization/

 

LABOR AND DELIVERY
The Birth Book Dr. William Sears (Amazon.com)
Mothering the Mother: How a Doula Can Help You Have a Shorter, Easier & Healthier Birth Klaus, Kennel & Klaus (Amazon.com)

 

MULTIPLES

 

National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs, Inc.

http://www.nomotc.org/

Having Twins Elizabeth Noble (Amazon.com)
Mothering Multiples Karen Kerkhoff Gromoda (Amazon.com)
The Multiple Pregnancy Sourcebook Nancy Bowers (Amazon.com)

 

NEWBORN CARE

 

The Baby Book William & Martha Sears (Amazon.com)
Happiest Baby on the Block Harvey Karp (Amazon.com)
Heading Home With Your Newborn Laura A. Jana & Jennifer Shu (Amazon.com)

 

PARENTING

Parent Encouragement Program

www.PEPparent.org

Thrive Under 5: Family Support from Prebirth through Preschool www.thriveunder5.com

 

PARENTING - FATHERS

 

Fathers-To-Be International

http://www.fatherstobe.org/

National Fatherhood Initiative www.fatherhood.org

 

PETS
Your Dog and Your Baby - A Practical Guide Silvia Hartmann-Kent (Amazon.com)

 

POSTPARTUM
Nursing Mother, Working Mother Gayle Pryor (Amazon.com)
Postpartum Survival Guide Ann Dunnewold & Diane Sanford (Amazon.com)

 

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION - BOOKS
A Deeper Shade of Blue Ruta Nonacs (Amazon.com)
Laughter and Tears: The Emotional Life of New Mothers Elisabeth Bing & Libby Coleman (Amazon.com)
The Mother-to-Mother Postpartum Depression Support Book Sandra Poulin (Amazon.com)
Overcoming Postpartum Depression and Anxiety Linda Sebastian (Amazon.com)
Postpartum Survival Guide Ann Dunnewold & Diane G. Sanford (Amazon.com)
The New Mother Syndrome Carol Dix (Amazon.com)

 

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION - SUPPORT GROUPS

 

Postpartum Support International (PSI) - Virginia

www.postpartumva.org

 

POSTPARTUM DEPRESSION - WEBSITE
Postpartum Support International (PSI) www.postpartum.net
United States Department of Health & Human Services www.womenshealth.gov/faq/postpartum
For the Husband/Father www.postpartumdads.org

 

PREGNANCY

 

American Pregnancy Association

www.americanpregnancy.org

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Washington Parent

http://www.washingtonparent.com/

Washington Family (formerly Family Magazine)

http://www.washingtonfamily.com/

 

 

SAFETY

 

Babyguard, Inc.

http://www.babyguard.com/

Safe Sound Child Proofing

http://www.123safe.com

Safe Start Babyproofing

http://www.safestartbabyproofing.com/

The Internet Chamber of Commerce (lists public health centers & offices in VA)

http://icc.org/public-health/virginia.htm

National Safe Kids Campaign

http://www.safekids.org/

Consumer Dangers - Recalled Products

 www.consumerdangers.com/products/

Strollers - Consumer Affairs

 https://www.consumeraffairs.com/family/strollers/ 

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SIDS

 

American Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Institute

http://www.sids.org/

Virginia SIDS Alliance

http://www.vasids.org/

 

SLEEP

 

The No-Cry Sleep Solution Elizabeth Pantley (Amazon.com)
Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child Marc Weissbluth (Amazon.com)
Secrets of the Baby Whisperer Tracy Hogg (Amazon.com)
Guide to Your Child's Sleep George J. Cohen, M.D. (Amazon.com)
Solve Your Child's Sleep Problems Richard Ferber, M.D. (Amazon.com)
Sweet Dreams Paul M. Fleiss, M.D. (Amazon.com)
Sleeping Through the Night Jodi Mindell, PhD (Amazon.com)
The Sleep Lady's Good Night Sleep Tight Kim West (Amazon.com)

 

SWADDLING

 

Snug & Tug Swaddling Blanket

http://www.gomamagodesigns.com

Bundle Your Baby

http://www.bundleyourbaby.com/

Miracle Blanket (our Affiliate - buy them from us!) http://www.miracleblanket.com