Web Links

The following helpful websites have information on the various topics included in the See What You Read book series. They are organized into the following categories:

NATIONAL HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS
PREGNANCY, BIRTH, & POSTPARTUM RESOURCES
BREASTFEEDING RESOURCES
INFANT & CHILD SAFETY INFORMATION
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE INFORMATION & SUPPORT
PARENTING INFORMATION & SUPPORT

Spanish Web Links | Enlaces de Internet en Español

 

NATIONAL HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS

American Academy of Pediatrics - children's health guidelines and resources
www.healthychildren.org

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention - public health information and statistics
www.cdc.gov

Medline Plus - government health information site
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

National Institutes of Health - comprehensive health information and research
www.nih.gov

The National Women's Health Information Center - the federal government's source for women's health issues, including breastfeeding
www.4woman.gov

 

PREGNANCY, BIRTH, & POSTPARTUM RESOURCES

Lamaze International - information about normal birth
www.lamaze.org

March of Dimes - preventing premature birth and help for parents with premature babies
www.marchofdimes.com

National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - facts about FAS and getting help
www.nofas.org

National Organization of Mothers of Twins Club, Inc. - information for parents of twins and higher order multiples, includes links to local support groups
www.nomotc.org

Postpartum Support International - postpartum depression support groups and helpline
www.postpartum.net

 

BREASTFEEDING RESOURCES

La Leche League - breastfeeding information and local support groups
www.lalecheleague.org

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) - federal agency supporting early childhood nutrition
www.fns.usda.gov/wic

International Lactation Consultants Association (ILCA) - find internationally certified lactation consultants in your area
www.ilca.org

BFAR.org - information about breastfeeding after breast and nipple surgeries
www.bfar.org

 

INFANT & CHILD SAFETY INFORMATION

American Heart Association - find CPR classes in your area
www.americanheart.org

First Candle - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) prevention and support
www.firstcandle.org

National Capital Poison Control Center - poison information and hotline
www.poison.org

National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome - prevention education about Shaken Baby Syndrome
www.dontshake.com

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - travel safety and car seat installation instructions
www.nhtsa.gov

Red Cross - disaster preparedness and CPR classes
www.redcross.org

Safe Kids Worldwide - child safety and childproofing tips
www.safekids.org

SeatCheck - car seat information and inspection site locator
www.seatcheck.org

U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission - consumer protection and product recalls
www.cpsc.gov

 

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE INFORMATION & SUPPORT

Choose “MyPlate”- government website with personalized nutrition plans
www.choosemyplate.gov

National Partnership to Help Pregnant Smokers Quit - smoking cessation for pregnant and postpartum moms
www.helppregnantsmokersquit.org

SmokeFree.gov - help with quitting smoking for men and women
www.smokefree.gov

 

PARENTING INFORMATION & SUPPORT

Childhelp - national child abuse hotline and prevention tips
www.childhelp.org

National Center for Fathering - online tips and resources for dads
www.fathers.com

Zero to Three - child development and parenting information
www.zerotothree.org

 

SPANISH WEB LINKS - En Español

The following helpful Spanish websites have information on the various topics included in the See What You Read book series. They are organized into the following categories:

NATIONAL HEALTH ORGANIZATIONS
PREGNANCY, BIRTH, & POSTPARTUM RESOURCES
BREASTFEEDING RESOURCES
INFANT & CHILD SAFETY INFORMATION
HEALTHY LIFESTYLE INFORMATION & SUPPORT
PARENTING INFORMATION & SUPPORT

 

NATIONAL HEALTH POLICY ORGANIZATIONS

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention - public health information and statistics
www.cdc.gov/spanish

Medline Plus - government health information site
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/spanish

National Institutes of Health - comprehensive health information and research
www.salud.nih.gov

The National Women's Health Information Center - the federal government's source for women's health issues, including breastfeeding
www.4woman.gov

 

PREGNANCY, BIRTH, AND POSTPARTUM INFORMATION & SUPPORT

Lamaze International - information about normal birth
revista.lamaze.org/

March of Dimes - information on healthy pregnancy, preterm labor, and premature babies
www.nacersano.org

Postpartum Support International - postpartum depression support groups and helpline
www.postpartum.net

 

BREASTFEEDING INFORMATION & SUPPORT

La Leche League - breastfeeding information and local support groups
www.llli.org/LangEspanol.html

Women, Infants and Children (WIC) - federal agency supporting early childhood nutrition
www.fns.usda.gov/wic/sp-default.htm

 

INFANT & CHILD SAFETY INFORMATION

American Heart Association - find CPR classes in your area
es.aha.drtango.com/presenter.jhtml?identifier=3053186

First Candle - Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) prevention and support
www.firstcandle.org/enespanol

National Capital Poison Control Center - poison information and hotline
www.poison.org/biling

Red Cross - disaster preparedness and CPR classes
www.cruzrojaamericana.org

Safe Kids Worldwide - child safety and childproofing tips
www.safekids.org/espanol.html

SeatCheck - car seat information and inspection site locator
www.seatcheck.org/index_espanol.html

U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission - consumer protection and product recalls
www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/spanish/spanish.html

 

HEALTHY LIFESTYLE INFORMATION & SUPPORT

My Pyramid - government website with personalized nutrition plans
www.choosemyplate.gov

 

PARENTING INFORMATION & SUPPORT

Child Welfare National Gateway - provides resources on child abuse and strengthening families
www.childwelfare.gov/espanol