Pregnancy Links

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.

General Pregnancy Information

Learn more about midwifery care during your pregnancy

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

Lamaze Magazine On Line

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

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

Pregnancy and Lactation

Medications during Breastfeeding from the American Academy of Family Physicians

Genetic Testing in Pregnancy

A very thorough review on genetic testing options during pregnancy


Excellent site on ultrasound during pregnancy


Suggestions to increase low milk supply

Breast feeding made simple – the Seven Natural Laws of Breastfeeding

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

La Leche League

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.

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

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)

Many women would like to have the experience of vaginal birth, and when successful, VBAC allows this to happen.

Postpartum 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

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.

Childbirth Education Online

Free Online Classes:

YouTube 3 Part Prenatal Class (Prenatal, Labour and Birth, Postnatal) by Canadian Midwife Holliday Tyson, RM, MSc

Guided Online Classes:

The Parent Collective

Louise Ward is offering live-streams of her CBE for a reduced rate:

The Pregnancy Prep- Chloe Quinn, RN, MSN, WHNP


Self-study Online Classes:

Hypnobabies Online Program

Lamaze International

While free videos are available, you can also purchase classes “a la cart,” most are $30-35 each

Birth Boot Camp

Wide range of classes from conception through delivery, varying prices