Resource Links

 

Expectant Parents Parenting Kandiyohi County Breastfeeding Coalition Children  
Teens  Resources Families and Children Home  

Educational Resources
PublicHealth.Org   
PublicHealth.org is dedicated to connecting patients, students and professionals to the latest and most useful healthcare information and resources available.

Prental Care
PublicHealth.Org This guide considers the urgency of prenatal care for families preparing for children, as well as individuals and families who have unexpectedly discovered a pregnancy. They answer your most urgent questions about staying healthy throughout your pregnancy as well as how to track your baby's growth during each trimester. 

Child Passenger Safety Seats 
www.recalls.gov  Recalled products (mainly children’s car seats!); safety information, follow-up instructions, contact information.
www.safekids.org  Infant and child safety, car seat information, link to local car seat inspection stations by zip code.
www.nhtsa.dot.gov National Highway Traffic Safety Administration – Recommends federal safety guidelines for car seats and certifies Child Passenger Safety Technicians (car seat inspectors).

Breastfeeding Resources
Kandiyohi County Breastfeeding Coalition Facebook Page
www.ilca.org
 
International Lactation Consultants Association
www.bfmed.org Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine
www.ibreastfeeding.com Link to site of Thomas Hale, PhD, RPh, expert on medications and mother’s milk
www.hmbana.org Human Milk Bank Association of North America
www.llli.org   La Leche League (breastfeeding support)
http://www.who.int/topics/breastfeeding/en/   World Health Organization

Baby-related Resources
www.aap.org American Academy of Pediatrics
www.aafp.org American Association of Family Practice
www.askdrsears.com Pediatrician and author, William Sears, MD
www.pampers.com The Pampers Parenting Institute – Information and independent advice from experts
www.eatright.org American Dietetic Association
www.pediatrics.org Journal of Pediatrics
www.attachmentparenting.org Attachment Parenting International
www.gfi.org Growing Families International (“Babywise”)
www.collabforchildren.org 
Offers programs and services to improve the quality of early childcare and education

Multiples Resources
www.nomotc.org National Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs
www.karengromada.com Site of the author of Mothering Multiples. Extensive information, including breastfeeding multiples
www.twinsmagazine.com Site of the magazine especially for families with twins
www.twinconnection.com Resources for families with twins
www.tripletconnection.com Resources for families with triplets

Other Resources 
http://kcdrugfree.areavoices.com  Kandiyohi County Drug Free Coalition
What to Expect from Wisdom Teeth Removal (non-public website)
"Pregnancy bed rest: When it's needed, what it means” - Mayo Clinic
www.webmd.com/baby/guide/coping-with-bed-rest “Coping with bed rest”
www.sidelines.org Sidelines – The support organization for mothers experiencing high risk pregnancy
www.tttsfoundation.org The Twin to Twin Transfusion Syndrome Foundation
www.prematurity.org Information and resources about premature infants
www.llli.org  La  Leche League International This organization is dedicated to providing education, information, support and encouragement to women who choose to breastfeed. There are many local chapters around the west central Minnesota area.
www.dontshake.com The National Coalition on Shaken Baby Syndrome  1-888-273-0071 (toll free)

www.shakenbaby.com    The Shaken Baby Alliance   1-877-6ENDSBS (toll free)
www.nichd.nih.gov    National Institute of Child Health & Human Development      1-800-370-2943
www.thearc.org     The ARC 1-301-565-3842
www.preventchildabuse.org  Prevent Child Abuse America  1-312-663-3520
www.thinkfirst.org     Think First Foundation      1-800-THINK-56