NY | NJ  Recommended Practitioners and Classes
Practitioners (click)
Prenatal/Postpartum Message Therapists
Lactation Consultants
Physical Therapy
Childbirth Classes
Postpartum Doulas

Websites Supporting Evidence Based Care
in Pregnancy and Birth-
Web Education on Normal Birth
Evidence Based Birth by Topic
The Cochrane Colaboration
Childbirth Connection
The Coalition For Improving Maternity Services
Childbirth Education on The Web
Mothering Magazine
The International Cesarean Awareness Network
The Alliance for The Improvement of Maternity Services
The Most Scientific Birth is Often The Least Technological—article
Maternal Mortality in The US Has Doubled in the Past 30 Years—article

Cord Blood Banking - an excellent informative article—article

TedTalk by renowned pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene
about the benefits of Physiological Cord Clamping—90 Seconds to Change the World

The Holistic Mom's Network- A great resources for New Mothers
to get connected with other mothers.

Learn How to Get Your Baby Well Positioned For Birth

Reputable, Evidence Based
Breast Feeding Websites  (my favorite of all the sites)  (la leche league international)  (The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine website- great for hospital
protocol recommendations)

Your Breast Feeding Rights in NYC—article

Breast Feeding Support Groups in NYC 

The New York Lactation Consultant Association, all groups are run by Lactation Consultants—groups

Pregnancy & Parenting Breast Feeding Clinics

The 14th Street YMCA and the 92nd Street YMCA in Manhattan both have ongoing Breast feeding Support Groups—parenting—group

Breast Feeding Supplies in NYC
Yummy Mummy (Upper East Side)

The Upper Breast Side (Upper West Side)

Bigelow Chemists (6th Ave and 9th St)

Boing Boing (Park Slope)

New Jersey Lactation Resources
The Postpartum Place (Chatham)

La Leche League of New Jersey—groups

State of New Jersey Parent Link—support

Hospital Support Groups for Breastfeeding 

Valley Hospital (Ridgewood, NJ)

For more information, please call 201-291-6151 or e-mail us at:

St. Barnabus Medical Center (Livingston, NJ)
Breastfeeding Support Group, 973-322-5360