Resources


A Heartbreaking Choice

Supports women who have made the “Heartbreaking Choice” to terminate a much wanted pregnancy. For those who have undergone a pregnancy termination due to a poor prenatal diagnosis, problems with their own health, or for the health of another fetus (selective reduction).

http://www.aheartbreakingchoice.com


 

A Place to Remember

Uplifting support resources for those who have been touched by a crisis in pregnancy or the death of baby.

http://www.aplacetoremember.com/


Child Welfare Information Gateway

Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families.

http://www.childwelfare.gov/


Group B Strep Association

The Group B Strep Association (GBSA) is a non-profit organization that was formed in June of 1990 by parents whose babies died from this devastating infection.

http://www.groupbstrep.org/


Helping After Neonatal Death

A California non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, founded in 1981 to help parents, their families and their healthcare providers cope with the loss of a baby before, during, or after birth.

http://www.handonline.org/


Hope for HIE

A resource for families whose children have been diagnosed with hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE).

http://www.hopeforhie.org/


International Breastmilk Project

IBMP is an international humanitarian aid organization, dedicated to providing life-giving donor milk to infants in emergent need.

http://www.breastmilkproject.org/


Isabel’s Gift

Isabel’s Gift is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting families with sick children in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

www.isabelsgift.org


Journey of Hearts

Resource for anyone who has ever experienced a loss be it acute or long-standing. This site was created to serve as an online Healing Place with resources and support to help those through the grief process following a loss, crisis or a significant life change.

www.journeyofhearts.org/


March of Dimes

Helps moms have full-term pregnancies and researches the problems that threaten the health of babies.

http://www.marchofdimes.com


National Advocates for Pregnant Women

Works to secure the human and civil rights, health and welfare of all women, focusing particularly on pregnant and parenting women, and those who are most vulnerable to state control and punishment – low income women, women of color, and drug-using women.

http://www.advocatesforpregnantwomen.org


National Association of Social Workers

NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.

http://www.socialworkers.org


National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, & TB Prevention

Maximizes public health and safety nationally and internationally through the elimination, prevention, and control of disease, disability, and death caused by HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, STDs and TB.

http://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/


National Down Syndrome Society

The mission of the National Down Syndrome Society is to be the national advocate for the value, acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome.

http://www.ndss.org/


National Perinatal Association Professionals

NPA gives voice to the needs of pregnant women, infants, their families and their healthcare providers by bringing together stakeholders that collectively can have the greatest positive impact on perinatal care in the United States.

http://www.nationalperinatal.org/


National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

NOFAS prevents alcohol use during pregnancy and supports individuals, families, and communities living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs).

http://www.nofas.org/


Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome-Family Education Video-University of Maryland Medical Center


Pregnant With Cancer

Offers free support for women diagnosed with cancer while pregnant. We connect women who are currently pregnant with cancer with other women who have experienced a similar cancer diagnosis.

http://www.pregnantwithcancer.org/


Premature Baby

Support preemie parents by providing information on prematurity and preemie care.

http://www.prematurity.org/


Postpartum Support International

Dedicated to helping women suffering from perinatal mood and anxiety disorders, including postpartum depression, the most common complication of childbirth.

http://www.postpartum.net/


Spina Bifida Association

Serves adults and children who live with the challenges of Spina Bifida by providing education, advocacy, research, and service.

http://www.sbaa.org/


Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care Support

Dedicated to promoting the universal availability, accessibility, coordination, and effectiveness of health care that addresses the psychosocial components of health and illness.

http://sswlhc.org/


The Social Work Podcast

Provides information on all things social work, including direct practice (both clinical and community organizing), research, policy, education… and everything in between.

http://socialworkpodcast.blogspot.com/


Through the Looking Glass

A nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue. TLG is a disability community based nonprofit organization, which emerged from the independent living movement.

http://lookingglass.org/index.php


University of Buffalo Social Work Podcast

inSocialWork® is the podcast series of the University at Buffalo School of Social Work. The purpose of this series is to engage practitioners and researchers in lifelong learning and to promote research to practice and practice to research. inSocialWork® features conversations with prominent social work professionals, interviews with cutting-edge researchers, and information on emerging trends and best practices in the field of social work.

www.insocialwork.org


Cerebral Palsy Guide

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disability caused by brain damage that restricts normal movement and coordination. Each year, 10,000 children in the U.S. are diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy Guide provides free educational materials, financial options and support to help those across the country affected by this disorder.

www.cerebralpalsyguide.com/


MSW Guide

Your source for information on Master’s in Social Work programs, social work licensure, career paths as a social worker, and more.

www.mswguide.org


Cord Blood Banking

Our organization promotes awareness for current and future stem cell treatments, and we are committed to being the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available for mothers and families considering cord blood.

www.cordbloodbanking.com


Please contact resources@NAPSW.org if you have questions, comments or would like to suggest a resource for this list.