La Leche League (Breastfeeding information and local support groups)

The Lactation Foundation (Breastfeeding support at no cost - Houston Area)



A timeline of a baby's first hour (babies somehow know what to do after birth, and if let alone, we can observe this very thing unfolding...)

The power of touch between mom and baby ( Mom & Dad:  holding baby skin-to-skin is an act of love that means so much more to the baby's development and can have a lasting impact...)


Breast Crawl

Breastfeeding in the First Hours After Birth - Breastfeeding Series

Expressing the First Milk - Small Babies Series


B.I.R.T.H (Houston information & resource guide, lending library)

Safe Kids Greater Houston (Car seat inspection stations scheduling)

The Kid's Directory (Houston family resource guide)

Kaleidoscope Creatives formally known as Nicole P. Fotografie (Birth Photography)


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Women's health)

American Pregnancy Association (Pregnancy wellness)

BabyCenter (Pregnancy, birth, baby)

Childbirth Connection (Information on maternity care, planning pregnancy, healthy pregnancy, birth and more)

Choice Moms (Resources, connections and support for single women who are choosing to become mothers)

Kids Health (Information on kids health)

Lamaze International (Information about normal birth)

DONA International (Information on doulas)

March of Dimes (Preventing premature birth and help for parents with premature babies) (Free resources for moms)

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (Facts about FAS and getting help)

National Organization of Mothers of Twins Club, Inc. (Information for parents of twins and higher order multiples, includes links  to local support groups)

Pea in the podcast (Information and advice from experts on everything related to being pregnant!)

Postpartum Support International (Postpartum depression support groups and helpline)

She Knows (Pregnancy and baby)

Single Mothers by Choice (Support and information to single women who are considering, or have chosen, single motherhood)

Spinning Babies (Comfort in pregnancy and birth)

Stillbirthday (Pregnancy loss support)


Planning for Labor (Birth Plan)

Why having more babies isn't as crazy as you may think

Stop doing Kegels:  Real Pelvic floor advice for women (and men)

Eating Your Placenta:  A Pop-Culture Phenomenon or an Evidence-Based Practice?

Your Due Date May Not Be Your Baby's Birthday

How Will You Fuel Your Labor?

Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping?

Umbilical Cord Blood Banking?

Clear Answers and Smart Advice About Your Baby's Shots

Unraveling The Mystery of Vernix Caseosa

The Effect of Late Pregnancy Consumption of Date Fruit on Labor and Delivery


Cervidil Induction (ebook:  Information, Tips and Strategies)

Vaccine Safety and Your Child:  Separating Fact From Fiction (PDF Download English/Spanish Files)


Gentle Cesareans (a video on family centered cesarean birth) 


My Plate (Government website with personalized nutrition plans) (Help with quitting smoking for men and women)


First Candle (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) prevention and support) 

National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome (Prevention education about Shaken Baby Syndrome)

Safe Kids Worldwide (Child safety and childproofing tips)

SeatCheck (Car seat information and inspection site locator)

U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (Consumer protection and product recalls)


American Academy of Family Physicians (Health resources)

American Academy of Pediatrics (Children's health guidelines and resources)

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (Public health information and statistics)

Mayo Clinic (Medical education & research)

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Women's Health (Federal Government source for women's health issues, including breastfeeding) 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) (Federal agency supporting early childhood nutrition)

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