Educational Resources



Evidence-Based Birth
Well-trusted resource providing evidence-based information on many pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum, and parenting topics.

Spinning Babies
Exercises in pregnancy for optimal fetal positioning for birth.

Penny Simkin
Midwifery pregnancy resources

Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
Important information regarding vaginal birth after C-Section.

Every Mother Counts
Choices in childbirth” education course.  Free of charge and available in English and Spanish.

Mother's Advocate
Materials and videos promoting better birth.  Free of charge and available in English and Spanish.

First Droplets
Breastfeeding and colostrum collection resource.

Lact Med
Medication safety for pregnancy and lactation.

Informative resource on contraception.

Mother to Baby
Fact sheets on conditions and medications and their effects on fetal development.   Available in English and Spanish.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Vaccines & Pregnancy

Health Information for Teens
Center for young women to find out about sexually transmitted diseases, nutrition and fitness, and general health and development.

Kelly Mom
This website was developed to provide evidence-based information on breastfeeding, sleep and parenting. 

Long Island Doula Association, INC.
A multi-professional organization operating on the paradigm that birth is normal. To find a doula or other childbirth professionals, call 631-574-2205, email or fill out a general inquiry form at The process of finding the right doula can seem daunting- LIDA does the "extra work" for you to find your perfect match.  (Available on the web or free on the App Store and Google Play)
An excellent resource for eating healthy at any age or life stage, including pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Postpartum Resource Center of New York, Inc.
Organization in New York State representing perinatal mood disorders support and education

Pregnancy Support/Girdles/Slings
Top of the line prenatal supportive garments

Restore Your Core Program
Eight week Postpartum Recovery Program
East End Wellness  (716) 812-0618

Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence
It is our sincere hope that through this medium, we are able to provide an empowering resource for all members of the community interested in the topic of domestic violence services and prevention.

The Nesting Place
The Nesting Place is a space where all moms, from soon-to-be to veteran moms, can come to gain the knowledge, care, and support they need and are seeking during this important time. They offer yoga classes including prenatal, postnatal and various other styles, informational and interactive childbirth and baby preparation classes, free support groups, mom-centered workout classes, nutritional workshops, breastfeeding support groups and various other forums where Long Island moms can learn and share tips and tricks with other moms.

The Parent Collective
Prenatal and Parenting Workshops.

Cord Blood Retrieval Companies:


Cord Blood Center

Lifebank USA

National Marrow Donor Program

Professional Organizations

Long Island Midwives, Inc.
Local resource for midwives, students and supporters of midwives here on Long Island.

American College of Nurse-Midwives
The website for the ACNM - the professional organization for certified nurse-midwives.

Midwives Alliance of North America
The website of MANA - a professional organization for midwives.

American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists
The website for the ACOG - the professional organization for obstetricians and gynecologists.

American Academy of Family Physicians
The website for the AAFP - the professional organization for family physicians.

American Academy of Pediatrics
The website of the AAP - the professional organization for pediatricians.

American Medical Women's Association
The main women physicians' organization in the United States. The group focuses on women's health issues.

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