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



Websites Supporting Evidence Based Care
in Pregnancy and Birth-
Web Education on Normal Birth
Evidence Based Birth by Topic  www.scienceandsensibility.org
The Cochrane Colaboration  www.cochrane.org
Childbirth Connection  www.childbirthconnection.org
The Coalition For Improving Maternity Services  www.motherfriendly.org
Childbirth Education on The Web  www.transitiontoparenthood.com
Mothering Magazine  www.mothering.com
The International Cesarean Awareness Network  www.ican-online.org
The Alliance for The Improvement of Maternity Services  www.aimsusa.org
The Most Scientific Birth is Often The Least Technological 

www.theatlantic.com—article
Maternal Mortality in The US Has Doubled in the Past 30 Years  www.huffingtonpost.com—article

Cord Blood Banking - an excellent informative article
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov—article
 

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


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

Learn How to Get Your Baby Well Positioned For Birth
www.spinningbabies.com


Reputable, Evidence Based
Breast Feeding Websites
www.kellymom.com  (my favorite of all the sites)
www.breastfeedingonline.com
www.askdrsears.com
www.llli.org  (la leche league international)
www.bfmed.org  (The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine website- great for hospital
protocol recommendations)
www.drgreene.com

Your Breast Feeding Rights in NYC
www.nyclu.org—article

Breast Feeding Support Groups in NYC 

The New York Lactation Consultant Association, all groups are run by Lactation Consultants  www.nylca.org—groups

Pregnancy & Parenting Breast Feeding Clinics
www.pregnancyandparenting.com

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


Breast Feeding Supplies in NYC
Yummy Mummy (Upper East Side)
www.yummymummystore.com

The Upper Breast Side (Upper West Side)
www.upperbreastside.com

Bigelow Chemists (6th Ave and 9th St)
www.bigelowchemists.com


Boing Boing (Park Slope)
www.boingboingmaternity.com


New Jersey Lactation Resources
The Postpartum Place (Chatham)
www.thepostpartumplace.com

La Leche League of New Jersey
www.llli.org—groups

State of New Jersey Parent Link
www.nj.gov/njparentlink—support

Hospital Support Groups for Breastfeeding 

Valley Hospital (Ridgewood, NJ)
www.valleyhealth.com

For more information, please call 201-291-6151 or e-mail us at: familyeducation@valleyhealth.com


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