You'll find everything from food delivery services, locating a lactation consultant, cord blood banking information to grief resources.
Healthy Food — Home Delivery Service
Thrive Market — Membership program, for less than $5 a month ($59.95 annually) you can shop 4000+ healthy, natural products, always 25-50% OFF, delivered for free to your door. (USA only)
Butcher Box - Grass fed beef, organic chicken and all natural pork - Delivered on your schedule, cancel at anytime.
Vital Choice - Wild caught seafood, organic beef, chicken, nuts and berries delivered to your door.
Pregnancy and Childbirth Resources
Great Resources For Parents by Pediatricians
American Academy of Pediatrics — Children's health guidelines and resources
Healthier — a text message-based service that sends you timely information about your child’s health and development. Healthier also lets you connect with experienced pediatricians, nurses, lactation consultants and other clinicians: ask any question and our clinical team will respond within 24 hours, completely for free.
101 On Plastic Surgery After Having Babies
Infant & Child Safety Information
American Heart Association – find CPR classes in your area
First Candle — Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) prevention and support
National Capital Poison Control Center — poison information and hotline
National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome — prevention education about Shaken Baby Syndrome
Red Cross — disaster preparedness and CPR classes
Safe Kids Worldwide — child safety and childproofing tips
U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission — consumer protection and product recalls
Parent's Survival Guide to Online Safety - helps parents understand and fight against issues like cyberbullying, online predators, teen depression, and other risks facing children online.
Support Groups For Parents Of Children With Special Needs
Protecting Your Baby From Wireless Radiation
Cerebral Palsy is the most common physical disability in childhood, with a child being born with CP every hour. For info...
Autism, or autism spectrum disorder, refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication, as well as by unique strengths and differences.
Food & Nutrition for ADHD, Autism and Healthy Children
Online Research Sources
Ebscohost — Login codes are usually provided by most community libraries.
University Library — Some universities allow their alumni access to their online library search systems.
Medications During Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
Safe Fetus — A complete database of worldwide medication (trade and generic) providing information on their use, fetal risk during pregnancy and breastfeeding risk according to the FDA
Medications and Mothers’ Milk — by Thomas Hale, PhD
The InfantRisk Center — (headed by Dr. Thomas Hale in the US) has a phone helpline (1-806-352-2519) and additional information on medication use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
MotherRisk — (operated by the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada) has a phone helpline (1-877-439-2744) and additional information on medication use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Analgesia and Anesthesia for the Breastfeeding Mother — Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine Clinical Protocol #15
Alcohol and Breastfeeding
This is a recommendation for those moms who have a date night and have a drink.
Multiple Birth Group/Associations
Parent’s Anonymous/Support Groups
Abused Women Support
Where to Turn for Help — In an emergency: call 911 if you need immediate assistance or have already been hurt.
For Advice & Support:
National Domestic Violence Hotline — 1-800-799-SAFE (7233) or TTY 1-800-787-3224
National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline — 1-866-331-9474 or TTY 1-866-331-8453
Baby Sleep Solutions
IQ Baby — Sleep Info and education. (Wholistic Beginnings has teamed up with IQ Baby and we have a special discount.)
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Vaccines.gov
Preparing For Disaster
CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention): Emergency Preparedness and Response: Pregnant Women and Newborns Resources for professionals including a free emergency preparedness training course.
CDC: Information for Pregnant Women: Disaster preparation, as well as what to do during and just after a disaster.
American Academy of Pediatrics: Infant Feeding in Disasters and Emergencies: Key strategies, options, and where to find support for feeding during a disaster.
American Academy of Pediatrics : Children & Disasters: A wide variety of information on children and disasters.
FEMA: Children & Disasters: Family preparedness resources.