Your First Resource for Pregnancy Care
Knowledge is power and Grand Rapids Women’s Health wants to be your first resource for pregnancy care. Whether you have morning sickness, questions about what foods are safe to eat, concerns about breastfeeding or postpartum depression, we’re here to help. Check out some of our trusted resources below.
Spectrum Health Butterworth Family Birthplace
Grand Rapids Women's Health patients deliver their babies with our physicians as Spectrum Health Butterworth hospital. Learn more about labor and delivery, and the Spectrum Health Family Birthplace by clickling on the link above.
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The AAP's website has information for medical professionals as well as a information for parents on child and infant care. Parents can browse an alphabetical list of topics or search by age group.
This consumer health website from the American Academy of Pediatrics has information on pregnancy, such as prenatal care, complications, and delivery.
Baby Beloved, Inc.
Your one-stop destination for breastfeeding support and supplies. From lactation consultations with an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), to top quality breast pumps, to bra fittings with certified bra fitters, to maternity and infant gear.
Cord Blood Donation - National Marrow Donor Program
The National Marrow Donor Program has information about donating cord blood after a baby is born.
La Leche League International
La Leche League promotes breastfeeding. The website includes articles for consumers on breastfeeding, professional information, and information on local groups and affiliates.
The mission of MomsBloom is to provide physical and emotional support for families in the childbearing years and to create a sense of community through education and mentorship regardless of race, income or family type.
Postpartum Support International (PSI)
PSI provides support for women with pregnancy-related mood disorders. The website includes postpartum resources and information on the Postpartum Depression Helpline (1-800-994-4PPD).
90% of car seats are misused. This site provides the most up-to-date information on child car safety.
Text 4 Baby
This is a free service from the National Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition that is designed to promote maternal and child health and give pregnant women the information they need to take care of themselves and their babies. Women can sign up by texting BABY (or BEBE for Spanish) to 511411.
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Food Safety for Moms-to-Be
This website from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration provides information for pregnant women on food safety and foodborne illnesses.
United States Breastfeeding Committee (USBC)
The USBC protects, promotes, and supports breastfeeding. The website includes a list of state breastfeeding coalitions and links to breast feeding information and resources.