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Foods To Avoid in Pregnancy
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links of interest

websites for researching information:

www.webMD.com - WebMD - general health information

http://medlineplus.gov - U.S. National Library and National Institutes of Health- medical information search engine



governing bodies in their respective fields:

http://www.lamaze.org - Lamaze International - information on the Lamaze philosophy

http://www.ama-assn.org - American Medical Association

http://www.acog.org - American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

http://www.aap.org - American Academy of Pediatrics

http://www.aapa.org - American Association of Physician Assistants

http://americas.iblce.org/home.php - -International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners

http://www.ilca.org - International Lactation Consultant Association

http://www.llli.org - La Leche League International

http://www.redcross.org - American Red Cross



breastfeeding websites:

http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/breast-feeding/PR00003 - “What Every Mom Needs To Know”

http://www.who.int/topics/child_health/en - World Health Organization - information on Child Health

http://www.marchofdimes.com/pnhec/pnhec.asp - March of Dimes - pregnancy and newborn health education center

http://www.mypyramid.gov/mypyramidmoms/index.html - USDA - pyramid for pregnancy and breastfeeding needs

http://www.4women.gov - U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services - the federal government source for women’s health information

http://www.bfmed.org/Default.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1 - Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine - a worldwide organization of physicians dedicated to the promotion, protection, and support of breastfeeding

http://www.waba.org.my - World Alliance for Breastfeeding - protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding worldwide

http://www.unicef.org/programme/breastfeeding - UNICEF - Breastfeeding Initiatives Exchange

http://www.usbreastfeeding.org - United States Breastfeeding Committee - promoting, supporting and protecting breastfeeding in the US

http://www.breastfeeding.com/directory/states/newyork.html - Breastfeeding.com



resourceful information:

http://otispregnancy.org/otis_fact_sheets.asp - Organization of Teratology Information Specialists - fact sheets on exposures of concern during pregnancy or breastfeeding

http://www.cpsc.gov - Consumer Product Safety Commission - Look for recalls or product safety

http://www.fda.gov - Food and Drug Administration - promoting and protecting your health

http://www.jpma.org - Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association - check the safety of juvenile products

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