Resources and Support Groups

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What You Can Find on This Page:  Table of Contents

  • Online Resources Following a Difficult Birth 

  • Online Resources and Support Following a Loss

  • Online Resources and Support for Infertility

  • Online Resources and Support for Complicated Pregnancies

  • Online Resources and Support For the NICU 

  • Online Resources for Postpartum Psychosis

  • Online Resources for Partners

  • Online Breastfeeding Resources

  • Online Resources for Adoptive Parents

  • Online Resources for Birth Mother and Surrogates

  • Local Area Support Groups

 

Online Resources Following a Difficult Birth

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Trauma and Birth Stress - PTSD After Childbirth:  An New Zealand based site intended to provide information about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) following childbirth. Information includes diagnostic criteria, risk factors, self-help, recommendations, research updates, and stories of survival.

Solace for Mothers - Healing After a Traumatic Birth: An online organization            developed in order to offer support to mothers who have experienced childbirth  as traumatic. Includes an online forum for mothers and those who love and support them, an online directory of providers, links to additional resources, and suggested readings. 

www.solaceformothers.org

International Cesearean Awareness Network - ICAN: "The International Cesarean Awareness Network is a non-profit organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child health by reducing preventable cesareans through education, supporting cesarean recovery, and advocating for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)."  

www.ican-online.org

Home Birth Cesarean: "This website provides support, resources, and awareness around planned out-of-hospital births that end in cesareans, referred to as Homebirth Cesareans (HBC)." This site offers information about Homebirth Cesarean workshops and the Homebirth Cesarean movement, as well as personal stories shared by impacted individuals.

www.homebirthcesarean.org

The Birth Trauma Association (BTA) - Helping People Traumatized by Childbirth: BTA is an online charity organized to support women who have experienced a traumatic birth. The site provides a wealth of information for people impacted by traumatic birth, including: understanding birth trauma, interpreting hospital notes, access to online support groups, birth stories, additional resources, and recommended readings.

www.birthtraumaassociation.org.uk

Hyperemesis Education and Research - HER Foundation: This website offers well-rounded support for women impacted by HG, as well as those who support her. Information about HG facts, current research, qualified professionals, and clinical interventions are included.   

www.HelpHer.org 

Online Resources and Support Following a Loss

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Help After Neonatal Death (HAND): HAND offers resources for bereaved parents, family and friends, and providers. Support groups are available for pregnancy and infant loss, and subsequent pregnancy (group topics subject to change.

http://www.handonline.org/

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Resolve (The National Infertility Association)

www.resolve.org/support/pregnancy-after-infertility/

Online Resources for Postpartum Psychosis

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Action on Postpartum Psychosis:  A national charity for women and families affected by Postpartum Psychosis. APP offers support groups, resources, current research updates, general information, and training opportunities. 

http://www.app-network.org/

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