Helpful Links

Childbearing, Women’s Health, Infant Health

www.ACOG.org  – American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

www.ACNM.org  – American College of Nurse Midwives

www.AAP.org  – American Academy of Pediatrics

www.webmd.com  – General health information

www.cdc.gov  – General health information

www.HealthEast.org  Website for HealthEast hospitals – St John’s and St Joseph’s

www.marchofdimes.com  – Information on preterm birth and its prevention

www.prematurity.org  – Information on preterm birth and its prevention

www.waterbirth.org – Waterbirth International, providing information on waterbirth

HealthEast Waterbirth Information – Healtheast’s waterbirth page. Note that Generations CNMs attend births at St. Joe’s and St. John’s. This is Healtheast’s site, so they do not link to our page directly.

Childbirth Connection – General maternal health information, especially for VBAC

www.breastfeedingonline.com  – Information on breastfeeding

Gynecology, Screenings

www.cancer.org – American Cancer Society guidelinesfor pap smears, mammography and other screening tests

www.menopause.org  – North American Menopause Society

www.Prevention.com  – General health and nutrition information

Prenatal Classes

Amma Parenting Center – Many courses on birth, breastfeeding, and infant care, to suit your needs and schedule.

Lamaze Natural Childbirth – Local providers include: Enlightened Mama (St. Paul),  BabyLove (Eagan),  Susan Lane (salane@visi.com, Minneapolis),  Blooma (Minneapolis and St. Paul) and others found on website.

Hypnobirthing – Local providers include Megan Titcomb and others on website.

Hypnobabies – Local providers include Lindsay McCoy and others on website.

The Bradley Method – Local providers include Karen Bruce and others on website.

Other Classes, Groups, Support, and Parenting

The Childbirth Collective —Nonprofit group educating families about birth and postpartum doula care. Also, weekly topic nights on pregnancy, birth, baby care, and more. Minneapolis and St. Paul locations.

Blooma —Prenatal and postpartum yoga, and much more. Minneapolis and St. Paul locations.

Enlightened Mama —Lamaze classes as above, also many other classes, groups and events around pregnancy, labor and birth, and parenting. St. Paul.

BabyLove —Lamaze classes as above, also many other classes, groups and events around pregnancy, labor and birth, and parenting; car seat checks; “Mama Café” drop in breastfeeding group. Eagan.

Parenting Oasis —Weekly drop in parenting and playgroup. Volunteer-run. South Minneapolis.

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