Recommended Websites

The following parenting websites have great resources and information on holistic health and natural parenting and are highly recommended:
Attachment Parenting Internationalwww.attachmentparenting.org
Attachment Parenting International (API) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit member organization, networking with parents, professionals and like-minded organizations around the world. In addition to providing assistance in forming attachment parenting support groups, API functions as a clearinghouse providing educational materials, research information, consultative, referral and speaker services to promote attachment parenting concepts.
Authentic Parentwww.authenticparent.com
Naomi Aldort, PhD is a parenting/family counselor who works with parents and educators internationally by phone, in family intensive retreats, and in parenting workshops. She is an inspiring public speaker and an internationally published writer. Naomi’s guidance transforms parent-child relationships from reaction and struggle to freedom, power and joy.
Birthing the Futurewww.birthingthefuture.com
The mission of Birthing The Future®, the non-profit, is to gather, synthesize, and disseminate the finest world wisdom that inspires people about the significance of birthing in each of our lives. We focus upon what is ideal for mothers and babies that will promote their physical, psychological and spiritual well-being and the development of their full potential, in the context of family, community and society.
Chiro.orgwww.chiro.org/pediatrics
This section of Chiro.org contains articles supporting the benefits of chiropractic care for children and women during pregnancy. This section contains an in-depth section on ADD/ADHD, pediatric articles of interest, and links to the national pediatric associations.
Families for Conscious Living (FCL) www.familiesfornaturalliving.org
Families for Conscious Living (FCL) is a 501C3 nonprofit educational organization and grassroots’ network, by parents for parents who want to make conscious, compassionate and informed choices for their children. FCL connects and supports parents to create their own natural living community groups. Find or start your local group by visiting us at http://www.familiesfornaturalliving.org.
Healthy Childwww.healthychild.com
Healthy Child is a comprehensive resource for holistic, natural parenting, alternative medicine, and child health. At Healthy Child you will find many children’s holistic health articles, a free, informative e-newsletter, and safe, natural products to enhance the health and life of your precious child.
Holistic Moms Networkwww.holisticmoms.org
The Holistic Moms Network is a national non-profit support and resource network for moms interested in natural and alternative health and mindful parenting. We help moms to build local holistic communities or chapters that will provide them with a happy, healthy forum for their mothering styles and which will bring them together in an environment that respects their parenting choices. Join us and find your tribe!
Inspired Parentingwww.inspiredparenting.net
Inspiredparenting.net is a web community providing information and inspiration for everyone who is interested in working with children: grandparents, parents, caregivers, teachers, and others. We target children who are in late toddlerhood through elementary school. We provide mindbody approaches for parenting the whole child, which includes support for children’s physical health, emotions, mental development, and spirit.
International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) www.icpa4kids.org
The International Chiropractic Pediatric Association (ICPA) is dedicated to advancing awareness of the chiropractic family wellness lifestyle. Through education, training and research in the care of children & pregnant women, the ICPA and its members are fulfilling their vision in the world.
Kids With Food Allergieswww.kidswithfoodallergies.org
Kids With Food Allergies is here to enhance the quality of life for children with food allergies by providing peer support, news, tips and practical resources for families.
La Leche Leaguewww.lalecheleague.org
La Leche League was founded to give information and encouragement, mainly through personal help, to all mothers who want to breastfeed their babies. While complementing the care of the physician and other health care professionals, it recognizes the unique importance of one mother helping another to perceive the needs of her child and to learn the best means of fulfilling those needs.
Liedloff Continuum Network (LCN) www.continuum-concept.org
The Liedloff Continuum Network (LCN) educates and serves the public – especially parents, parents-to-be and anyone who cares about the well-being of infants and children – by advocating the principles described in the book The Continuum Concept and suggesting practical ways to integrate them into daily life. We also hope to serve those who are recovering from the adverse effects of a modern, “non-continuum” upbringing, and who may or may not be parents themselves.
Mercola’s Natural Health Newsletterwww.mercola.com
Mercola.com provides you with comprehensive, clear and researched guidance on the best nutrition, medical, emotional therapy and lifestyle choices to improve and maintain total health. It is Dr. Mercola’s vision to transform the existing medical paradigm from one addicted to pharmaceuticals, surgeries and other methods that only conceal or remove specific symptoms – with morbid results to our health and economy — to one focused on treating and preventing the underlying causes.
Mothering Magazinewww.mothering.com
Mothering Magazine celebrates the experience of parenthood as worthy of one’s best efforts and fosters awareness of the immense importance and value of parenthood and family life in the development of the full human potential. As a readers’ magazine, we recognize parents as the experts and wish to provide truly helpful information upon which parents can base informed choices. Each issue contains philosophical inspiration and practical advice about family living. Topics are as diverse as circumcision, vaccinations, organic foods, childhood illnesses, home birth, ear infections, parenting teens, web site information, midwifery, and homeopathy.
National Center for Homeopathy (NCH)www.homeopathic.org
The National Center for Homeopathy (NCH) is the leading open-membership organization supporting and promoting the cause of homeopathy in the United States. Part of the NCH mission is to provide educational opportunities for both lay people and professionals through study groups, conferences, summer school, our web site, and our magazine Homeopathy Today. An equally important part of our mission is to promote and protect the cause of homeopathy. Through active media promotion and participation in international homeopathic events (such as World Homeopathy Awareness Week), efforts to liaison with the government, contacts with the medical profession, and our support of efforts to legalize the practice of homeopathy (along with continued protected access to homeopathic medicines), the NCH is working hard to keep Homeopathy alive and well in the USA. We see ourselves as a unifying force in the homeopathic world. By working with all of the homeopathic professional organizations, we actively strive each day to ensure that the public will always have access to this wonderful, respected, and effective healing modality.
National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC)www.nocirc.org
The National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers (NOCIRC) is an organization of diverse individuals committed through research, education, and advocacy to securing the birthright of male, female, and intersex infants and children to keep their sex organs intact.
National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC)www.909shot.com
The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC) is dedicated to the prevention of vaccine injuries and deaths through public education. NVIC provides assistance to parents whose children have suffered vaccine reactions; promotes research to evaluate vaccine safety and effectiveness as well as to identify factors which place individuals at high risk for suffering vaccine reactions; and monitors vaccine research, development, policy-making and legislation. NVIC supports the right of citizens to exercise informed consent and make educated, independent vaccination decisions for themselves and their children.
Weston Price Foundationwww.westonaprice.org
The Weston A. Price Foundation is dedicated to restoring nutrient-dense foods to the human diet through education, research and activism. It supports a number of movements that contribute to this objective including accurate nutrition instruction, organic and biodynamic farming, pasture-feeding of livestock, community-supported farms, honest and informative labeling, prepared parenting and nurturing therapies. Specific goals include establishment of universal access to clean, certified raw milk and a ban on the use of soy formula for infants.

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