National Resources For Our Moms

 

Need Help Paying Bills (Local Assistance Resource)
http://www.needhelppayingbills.com/index.html

 

Federal Medicaid Info (Health Care Insecurity)

https://www.benefits.gov/benefits/benefit-details/606

 

Affordable Care Act (Health Care Insecurity)
https://www.healthcare.gov/

 

Volunteers of America (Housing Insecurity)
https://www.voa.org/get-help

 

Catholic Charities (mostly housing and food insecurity, but some have emergency bills assistance)
https://catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help

 

Women Infant Children (provides supplements for foods, health care referrals, and nutrition information for pregnant and postpartum women and infants and children up to age five)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/wic/women-infants-and-children-wic

 

Centering Pregnancy/Parenting (complimentary pre/post-natal support resource)
https://www.centeringhealthcare.org/what-we-do/centering-pregnancy

 

Doulas of North America—find a local doula and resources for parents

https://www.dona.org/

 

International Childbirth Association (ICEA)—find local certified classes, and childbirth education resources

http://icea.org/

 

La Leche League – Breastfeeding resources, and direct links to local LLL leaders for breastfeeding support groups
https://www.llli.org/

 

National Sudden and Unexplained Infant/Child Death and Pregnancy Loss Resource Center
http://www.sidscenter.org

 

Love and Logic (Parenting Resource)
https://www.loveandlogic.com/parents/what-is-love-and-logic-for-parents

 

Kelly Mom: evidence-based information on breastfeeding and parenting
https://kellymom.com/category/about/

Sesame Street in Communities (an online community for sharing Sesame Street’s free educational resources with the adults in children’s lives)

https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/

 

Vroom (app for activities to do with children to help with early brain development)

https://www.vroom.org/

Cooking Matters (helps families to shop for and cook healthy meals on a budget)

https://cookingmatters.org/

Happy Family (provides forum to chat with an expert for help with breastfeeding and nutrition)

https://happyfamilybrands.com/

 

Healthy Native Babies
https://www1.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/documents/healthy_native_babies_workbook.pdf

 

Indian Health Service (IHS) – Numerous documents on SIDS reduction and prevention
http://www.ihs.gov/ (Search for topic areas of interest)

 

Parents as Teachers (support program for parents and caregivers)

https://parentsasteachers.org/

Healthy Families America (program for parents)

http://www.healthyfamiliesamerica.org/the-hfa-strategy-1/

 

Resources for Professionals

Native Voice, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health and Humans Services. Native peoples’ concepts of health and illness, resources and online education for professionals
https://www.nlm.nih.gov/nativevoices/