MasterMomz Resource Page

National Resources
by Category

Birth
Centers

National Association of Childbearing Centers

Birth Centers Online

http://www.birthcenters.org

Baby
Friendly Hospitals

Unicef overview of the program

http://www.unicef.org/programme/breastfeeding/baby.htm

US Baby Friendly Hospitals

http://www.babyfriendlyusa.org/eng/03.html

Breastfeeding
Organizations

International Lactation Consultants Association (ILCA)

919-787-4916

http://www.ilca.org

La Leche League International

847-519-7730

Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-525-3243

Taped Message: 900-448-7475 ext. 26

http://www.lalecheleague.org

Websites

http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au
– Breastfeeding site of Mothers of Australia

http://www.breastfeeding.com
– Comprehensive breastfeeding site

http://www.lactavist.com – A
Warehouse of breastfeeding information

http://www.members.tripod.com/~breastfeedingtwins/
– Breastfeeding and attachment parenting of twins

http://www.motherwear.com
Fashions for nursing moms

http://www.waba.org.my – World
Alliance for Breastfeeding Action. Devoted to international
breastfeeding advocacy

http://www.123greetings.com/events/mothers_day/specials/mom_to_be/
– Nothing can be compared to the
joys of stepping into motherhood ! Know someone who’s going be a mom? Greet
her Happy Mother’s Day for the first time by clicking on our special
Mom-To-Be e-greetings.
Midwife Publications

Midwifery Today, Inc.

800-743-0974

http://www.midwiferytoday.com

Midwife
Organizations

American College of Nurse-Midwives

202-728-9860

http://www.acnm.org

Citizens for Midwifery

888-CFM-4880

http://www.cfmidwifery.org

Midwives Alliance of North America

888-923-6262

http://www.mana.org

National Association of Childbearing Centers

215-234-8068

http://www.birthcenters.org

Websites
http://www.birthpartners.com

– Comprehensive search for midwives, doulas, childbirth educators,
breastfeeding support, birth photographers, massage therapists, and
homeopathic physicians.

http://www.midwifeinfo.com
Full of information on midwifery and has a Midwife Directory on the home
page.

http://www.mfom.org – Massachusetts
Friends of Midwives offers a search function for
New
England

midwives, doulas, and childbirth educators, as well as The Directory
of Birthing Resources, a print version of
New England
resources. http://www.oregonmidwiferycouncil.org
– A statewide directory of

Oregon

midwives, doulas, and childbirth educators.

Alternative
practitioners

American Association of Drugless Practitioners

903-843-6401

http://www.aadp.net

American Association of Naturopathic Physicians

206-298-0126

Referral number: 206-298-0125

http://www.naturopathic.org

Womanology

(949) 752-2227

Womanology.net

American Herbalists Guild

770-751-6021

http://www.americanherbalistsguild.com

American Holistic Health Association

714-779-6152

http://www.ahha.org

American Holistic Medical Association

703-556-9245

http://www.holisticmedicine.org

American Naturopathic Medical Association

702-897-7053

http://anma.net

Associated Bodywork and Massage Professionals

303-674-0859

http://www.abmp.com

Holistic Pediatric Association

707-237-5312

http://www.hpakids.org

International Chiropractic Pediatric Association

610-565-2360

http://www.icpa4kids.com

National Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance

253-851-6896

http://www.acuall.org

The National Institute of Ayurvedic Medicine

888-246-NIAM

http://www.niam.com

North American Society of Homeopaths (NASH)

206-720-7000

http://www.homeopathy.org

The Office of Alternative Medicine (OAM)

888-644-6226

altmed.od.nih.gov

Mother
Support and Advocacy Organizations

Attachment Parenting International (API)

http://www.attachmentparenting.org

The mission of Attachment Parenting International is to promote
parenting methods that create strong, healthy emotional bonds
between children and their parents. These methods nurture and fulfill a
child’s need for trust, empathy and affection, providing a lifelong
foundation for healthy enduring relationships.

Mother’s Support Network

http://www.motherssupportnetwork.org

Their mission is “to support parents in their quest to raise happy,
healthy children.” They have regular support meetings, scheduled
play days, a mother/baby program, childbirth preparation classes,
parent/toddler classes, community events, a library and a newsletter.

The National Association of Mothers’ Centers (NAMC)

http://www.motherscenters.org

Their mission is “to enable members to be effective in using their
individual and collective knowledge and experience as catalysts for
personal and societal changes that benefit mothers and fathers.”
The NAMC will help you find or start a mother’s center in your area.

The Moms Clubs

http://www.momsclub.org

Particularly for at-home moms. The organization’s goals are “to
provide a support group for mothers who choose to stay at home to raise
their children.”

Mothers of Color at Home (MOCHA)

http://www.mochamoms.org

The group is a “support group for stay at home mothers who have
chosen not to work fulltime outside of the home in order to devote more
time to their families.” The group is currently accepting new
members and organizing new chapters in areas with several members.

The Motherhood Project

http://www.watchoutforchildren.org

Working to promote “a Mother’s Renaissance-fresh thinking,
discussion and activism by mothers about motherhood and mothering, and
about who mothers are, what we do, our importance to our children,
families and society, and our potential as catalysts for cultural and
social change for the benefit of children and families.”

Families for Natural Living

http://familiesfornaturalliving.org

Families for Natural Living is a 501 (c)3 non-profit educational
organization and a community of diverse people who share the belief that
we as individuals are responsible for our own health and have the
inherent right to make informed decisions regarding our health.

Mothers Ought to Have Equal Rights (MOTHERS)

http://www.mothersoughttohaveequalrights.com

“A grassroots mothers’ movement to improve the economic status of
mothers and others who care for family dependents.”

Mothers and More

http://www.mothersandmore.org

They provide a nationwide network of local chapters for “mothers
who are-either by choice or by circumstances-altering their
participation in the paid workforce over the course of their active
parenting years.” The group serves mothers at home as well as
mothers working outside the home.

Mothers Acting Up

http://www.mothersactingup.org

This group is dedicated to “mobilizing the gigantic political
strength of Mothers.” “We realize that we live in a world that
does not prioritize or protect our children’s well-being and that will
not change without each of us finding the courage and commitment to
speak out on their behalf.”

The Motherhood Movement

http://www.mothersmovement.org

The Mothers Movement Online (MMO) provides “resources for mothers
and others who think about social change.” They provide “an
open source for the distribution of information about social, cultural,
economic and political conditions that impact the lives of
mothers.” They serve as a clearinghouse for resources and ideas
that support social change to improve the status of mothers and others
who are responsible for care work in our society.”

The Natural Child Project

http://www.naturalchild.org

The Natural Child Project has articles and advice on “parenting and
education that respects children”. The site also includes a
children’s art gallery and a fundraising shop with unique parenting
items. Founder and counselor Jan Hunt’s Parenting From The Heart
Telephone Counseling Service is available worldwide for questions and
concerns on parenting, homeschooling and personal matters.

Familes For Natural
Living

http://www.familiesfornaturalliving.org

Families for Natural Living (FNL) provides resources, education, support
and camaraderie to parents who wish to make conscious, compassionate,
informed choices for their children and themselves. FNL families are
typically interested in natural living issues, such as holistic health
care, natural birthing, attachment parenting, alternative schooling,
nutritious whole foods, and environmentally conscientious living.

Take A Nap

http://www.familiesfornaturalliving.org

To provide support, resources and a playgroup for parents of infants and
young children who wish to share their experiences with other naturally
minded parents. NAP is designed to be an open-minded organization where
all parents practicing ANY aspect of Natural Parenting can feel valued
and accepted.

Postpartum
Depression

Depression
After Delivery

http://www.depressionafterdelivery.com

Features sections on the sypmons and treatment of PPD as well as a
bookstore and complete contact information.

Information Request Line 1-800-944-4773

Postpartum Support International

http://www.postpartum.net

Featuring information on the causes, symptoms and treatment for PPD
including a self-assessment test. How to increase social support, a book
and video section, a support group list (

U.S.

and
worldwide) and a chatroom entitled Mothershare.

Domestic
Violence

The
National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

http://www.ncadv.org

The National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233

Features a state coalition list to find a resource group in your area as
well as a step by step guide on how to get help.

End Abuse – The family violence prevention fund

http://endabuse.org

An overview of Family Violence Prevention Fund programs and extensive
resources to get help. You can also sign up to receive e-alerts for the
lastest action campaigns.

Ritual Abuse, Ritual Crime, and Healing

http://www.ra-info.org

Offers information and resources for survivors, therapists and others.
Features healing tips, an extensive library and a creative corner with
art and poetry from survivors.

Family Violence Prevention Services

http://www.serve.com/fvps

A recovery program viewed by law enforcement agencies and the courts as
a effective alternative sentencing program. Website offers a program
description and related articles.

Oakland County Coordinating Council Against Domestic Violence

http://www.domesticviolence.org

Features the online Domestic Violence Abuse handbook.
Some of the stores that I shop at that keep my ship floating lol will be shared below!

Babies r us

Home goods

Target

Walmart

Walgreens

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