Use these resources to discover your full range of health care options and become an active decision-maker in your health. Please also share these resources freely with family, friends, and colleagues to help those you care about discover their full range of options and help us create a new understanding of midwifery care in the United States.



Text4Baby is the first mobile information service designed to promote maternal and child health through text messaging and iPhone or Android applications.


National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep (NAPPSS)

NAPPSS provides evidence-based information for parents and providers about ways to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related causes of infant death. NAPPSS also provides information on how promoting safe sleep is the perfect way to encourage breastfeeding.


Lamaze International

Lamaze helps women and families make one of the most important decisions they’ll face during pregnancy: who should be my pregnancy care provider? The mission of Lamaze International is to promote, support and protect natural, safe and healthy birth through education and advocacy through the dedicated efforts of professional childbirth educators, providers and parents.


Choosing Wisely

Choosing Wisely aims to promote conversations between clinicians and patients by helping patients choose care that is  supported by evidence, not duplicative of other tests or procedures already received, free from harm, and truly necessary.