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Baby Care
Every baby is unique and special. This website and the H.U.G. DVD teach you ways to understand your baby’s special ways of communicating and how best to respond.
Baby Name Meanings and Origins
Choosing your baby’s name if a tremendous responsibility, and with so many options, it’s no easy task. We’ve got over 25,000 names list on, sorted alphabetically, by country, meaning, popularity, even a list of celebrity names to make your task easier. Happy name hunting!
Birth Stories
Beautiful site with many birth stories shown in pictures or video. All are rated on a "graphic" scale, so you will know ahead of time if there is anything in the stories you might find objectional.
Breast Pumps
This site provides general information on breast pumps, medical devices used by a lactating woman to help extract and collect her breast milk.
Childbirth Connection
Childbirth Connection is a not-for-profit organization that has worked to improve maternity care for mothers, babies and families since 1918. They promote safe, effective, and satisfying evidence-based maternity care. Evidence-based maternity care means using the best research about the safety and effectiveness of specific tests, treatments, and interventions to help you make informed decisions.
Choices in Childbirth
Choices in Childbirth is a non-profit organization that strives to improve maternity care by helping women make informed decisions about where, how and with whom to birth. Through education, outreach and advocacy, we provide information to the public about women’s rights and options in birth.
Cosmetic Safety Database
Skin Deep is a safety guide to cosmetics and personal care products brought to you by researchers at the Environmental Working Group.
Fussy Baby
Fussybaby is a site created with the intention of helping parents through the first year with their high maintenance, high-needs little ones.
International Doula Organization
Official web site of DONA International. Great information on what doulas are, details on how to become a doula, and doula boutique where you can buy doula-related merchandise.
La Leche League
Web site of the best-known organization supporting breastfeeding. You can access articles on various breastfeeding topics, find a meeting in your area, or join an online group.
Lamaze: Six Steps to A Safer Birth Video Clips
Common sense tells us and research confirms that the Six Lamaze Healthy Birth Practices featured in these video clips and print materials are tried-and-true ways to make birth as safe and healthy as possible.
Midwives College of Utah
The Midwives College of Utah is an accredited, degree granting program for students wishing to become excellent direct-entry midwives. MCU allows you to study wherever you may live through our Distance Education curriculum. Students are required to work with an approved midwife in their local area for the clinical portion of thier program.
Mothers Naturally
Learn all about midwives and the safety of home birth and birth centers. Mothers Naturally is a public education program from the Midwives Alliance of North America. The goal of Mothers Naturally is to increase the number of safe and positive births by educating and informing the public about natural birth options and empowering women to make pregnancy and birth choices appropriate for their lives.
Natural Skin Care Products
Luxurious products for the new mom, baby and anyone else in the family who wants skin care the way nature intended.
Postnatal Depression--Mental Illness or Natural Reaction?
Post Natal Depression (PND) affects at least one in ten mothers around the world. While this painful and debilitating condition afflicts mothers - within four weeks of giving birth - it is also stressful for family relationships and detrimental to mother-infant bonding. These days it is popular to explain PND as feminine hormones gone awry - though the evidence for this is poor.
Pregnancy Corner is to provide accurate, up-to-date and unique content related to pregnancy. All content on is reviewed by top obstetricians and gynecologists, as well as other specialists within the childbirth industry, who have donated their time and experience to ensure our site provides consumers accurate and unbiased information.
Pregnancy Risk Line
This free, private, and easy-to-use telephone information service answers questions about medicines, drugs, chemicals, and other environmental exposures that can potentially harm an embryo, fetus, or infant
Resources for Healthcare Professionals
Welcome to the Resource Center for Health Professionals. Understand the care practices that support normal birth. The care practices and the evidence that supports their use are reviewed in a series of Care Practice Papers from the Lamaze Institute for Normal Birth.
Utah Doula Association
Learn more about doulas on this Utah website. Birth and postpartum doulas are listed by areas within the state.