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MGH Center for Women

The perinatal and reproductive psychiatry information center at Boston

March of Dimes

This Web site provides resources for professionals and families on pregnancy and caring for newborns, with special information concerning premature births.

La Leche League Web site

This Web site provides access to local groups and activities as well as answers to many questions to assist with the decision to initiate and support breastfeeding.

Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center

Provided by the Office of Head Start, this information clearinghouse includes tip sheets for expectant and new families and information on how to locate nearby Early Head Start programs.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Web site provides resources for professionals and families on protecting unborn children, infants and pregnant women including infection control and i

American Academy of Family Physicians Web site

Brief text and some video in English and Spanish addressing topics such as Before You’re Pregnant, Changes in Your Body, and Baby Blues.

For the English version, visit

For the Spanish version, visit

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

AACAP has produced the Facts for Families in English and Spanish. Other translations are available in Malaysian, Polish, Icelandic, Arabic, Urdu, and Hebrew.

Family Connections Materials

These online resources, developed at Children's Hospital, Boston, provide early care and education staff with information, learning opportunities, and a description of the crucial ways that program

The Family Mental Health Institute's PPD Hope

This institute focuses on reducing the incidence of maternal depression and mental health disparities in women by promoting screening programs for early PPD detection, professional education and tr

National Women

This Web site, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women