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When you search the web for information make sure the site is reliable, that the information is medically sound sound and is backed by evidence based in research. Here are a few reliable resources that deserve the NurseGena.com stamp of approval:

Online Resources:

Healthday.com   Read daily health news for consumers and health professionals.
Dr Greene.com   A peditrian that supports healthy living.
Breastfeedingonline.com   A wealth of breastfeeding information.
Kellymom.com   Evidence based information on breastfeeding
Naturalbeginningsonline.com   This site carries information on pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding.
Ewg.org  See what chemicals are in products you use, and see how they are rated for safety.
Cochrane.org  Research base medical information.
Pubmed.gov   Browse medical based information.
Maternitywise.org   Discover evidence based information on pregnancy and birth.
Sciencedaily.com    Read the latest research based news.
Thetruthaboutbreastfeeding.com  A great site for research based information about breastfeeding.
Cesereanrate.com   “C” the ceserane rate for the birthing places in your area.
Nocirc.org   Study information on circumcision.
Askdrsears.com  Another practicing pediatrician. Dr. Sears has written over 30 books on birth, babies, and families.
Drfeder.com   A resource from a doctor who practices holistic, homeopathic medicine.
Childbirth Connection  Your source for trustworthy up-to-date evidence-based information and resources on planning for pregnancy, labor and birth, and the postpartum period.
Mother & Baby Sleep Laboratory Guidelines to Sleeping Safe with Infants
Evidence Based Birth Shared stories on evidence-based birth practices

Books Worth Reading:

Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth, by Henci Goer. Birth activist Henci Goer gives clear, concise information based on the latest medical studies. The Thinking Woman’s Guide to a Better Birth helps you compare and contrast your various options and shows you how to avoid unnecessary procedures, drugs, restrictions, and tests.

Medication and Mothers Milk, by Thomas Hale. Medications and Mothers’ Milk is now considered the best source of medication information for breastfeeding patients in the world. This easy-to-use reference provides the clinician or mother with easily understood recommendations about the use of medications while breastfeeding.

William Sears has published over 30 books on pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, sleep, family nutrition, the high needs child, sudden infant death, and many more.

Baby Matters, by Linda Palmer DC. Information your doctor may not tell you in warm, reader-friendly terms. It presents a rare overview of information too often missing from standard pediatric sources. Baby Matters is one of the most powerfully persuasive and informative “why-to” healthy parenting texts to date.

The Highly Sensitive Child, by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.d. This bestselling author and psychologist addresses the trait of “high sensitivity” in children–and offers a breakthrough parenting guidebook for highly sensitive children and their caregivers. Elaine Aron became the first person to identify the inborn trait of “high sensitivity” and to show how it affects the lives of those who possess it. Up to 20 percent of the population is born highly sensitive, and now Aron focuses on highly sensitive children, who face unique challenges as they grow up.