Website listing for various maternal child health related topics. Includes links to on-line continuing education modules for health care professionals.

Alcohol Abuse/Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders:
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome:
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism:
NJ FAS Disorders and Other Perinatal Addictions:

Behavioral Health

American Psychological Association:
Perform Care (Provides behavioral health resources to families and professionals):


Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine:
American Academy of Pediatrics:
Best for Babes:
Breastfeeding Inc:
Breastfeeding OnLine:
Breastfeeding USA:
CDC Guide to Strategies to Support Breastfeeding Mothers and Babies:
Infant Risk Center (Information on medications and breastfeeding):
International Lactation Consultants Association:
Joint Commission (Speak Up Campaign):
La Leche League:
LactMed (medications and breastfeeding data base):
United States Breastfeeding Committee toolkit:
Zip Milk (Locate a lactation consultant in New Jersey):


AAP Red Book Vaccine Status Table:
CDC recommendations for international travel:
CHOP Vaccine Education Center:
Shot by Shot (Vaccine Stories):
Vaccine Information in multiple languages:
Vaccinate Your Baby:

Lead Poisoning Prevention and Healthy Homes

American Academy of Pediatrics:
EPA Lead Program:
National Center for Healthy Housing:
NJ Poison Control Center:
Safe Kids New Jersey:
New Jersey Department of Health:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) (Lead Recalls):
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (Safety/Recalls):


National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity (Healthy Meeting Toolkit):
Shaping NJ:
United States Department of Agriculture: Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (USDA):


American Academy of Pediatrics: and
NJ Early Intervention System (Services for infants and toddlers with developmental delays):
Parent Link (Early childhood, parenting and professional resource center):
SIDS Center of NJ (Safe sleep information for parents and hospital toolkit):
Keeping Babies Safe (Safe sleep, safety tips, and product recall information):

Postpartum Depression/Perinatal Mood Disorders

NJ Speak Up When You’re Down:
Postpartum Dads:
Postpartum Stress Center (NJ and PA):
Postpartum Support International:
Support Group List: Click here


American College of Nurse Midwives (NJ affiliate):
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists:
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses:
Before, Between and Beyond Pregnancy (Preconception Interconception Care): www.before and
Birth Tools (tools for optimizing the outcomes of labor):
Calm Birth (meditation for pregnancy and childbirth):
Childbirth Connection:
Doulas of North America:
Lamaze International:
March of Dimes:
NJ Affiliate of the American College of Nurse Midwives:
Sidelines National Support Network (Support for women experiencing complicated pregnancies):
Skin-to-skin Contact (Support for Kangaroo Mother Care):
US Food and Drug Administration (Information on taking medications while pregnant):

Professional Education (Online modules for continuing education credit)

American Academy of Pediatrics:
American Congress of Obstetricians:
American Psychological Association
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses:
Before, Between and Beyond Pregnancy (Preconception and Interconception): www.before and
Breastfeeding Conferences:
International Lactation Consultants Association:
March of Dimes:
MCH Navigator (Learning opportunities for health professionals):
National Association of Neonatal Nurses:
National Association of Social Workers- NJ chapter:
Pediatric Nursing Certification Board:
For a calendar of upcoming maternal child health education programs for professionals, click here.

Sexual Health

Bedsider (Offers guidance on selecting and accessing methods of birth control):
Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (Addresses gender identity and gender expression in K-12 schools):
Guttmacher Institute (Focuses on reproductive health):
Planned Parenthood:
Scarleteen (Information about various topics on sexuality for teens and twenty-somethings):
Sex, Etc (For and by teens about various aspects of sexuality):
Stay Teen (Teen sexual health and relationships):
Teen Health FX (Information for teens on health, relationships sexuality):

Smoking Cessation

Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids:
Moms’ Quit Connection:
Tobacco Free for a Healthy New Jersey:

Getting Involved