Links to Related Information
The following links are to information that the Regional Perinatal Center finds helpful and informative. We realize that this is a very important time for you and that access to relevant information can be beneficial. It is important to note that this website and its contents are for educational purposes only. In addition, while we are providing the links to the following websites, it is important to note that we have no control over their content and are not responsible for the content. The information provided herein should not be used to diagnose or treat a health problem or disease, and should not substitute as a healthcare provider. If you believe you have a health problem, you should contact your physician or obstetrician.
- The Family Resource Center is a Resource and a Service to University Hospital, Veterans Administration Hospital and to the Central New York Community provided by the SUNY Upstate Medical University Health Sciences Library.
- Prenatal Care Assistance Program(PCAP) can help you get the care you need for you and your baby. PCAP offers complete pregnancy care and other health care services to women and teens who live in New York State.
- New York State Department of Health for a wealth of information regarding maternal and child health programs and educational materials.
- RTS Bereavement Services is a program designed to support parents and families who have experienced the loss of a baby. Whether due to an ectopic pregnancy, miscarriage, therapeutic termination, stillbirth or neonatal death, we are here to listen.
March of Dimes
The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects and infant mortality.
- La Leche League
Founded in 1956 by seven women who had learned about successful breastfeeding while nursing their own babies, La Leche League is the only organization with the sole purpose of helping breastfeeding mothers.
- The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecologists(ACOG) is a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women's health through education, practice, research and advocacy.
- Since the late 1980s, the HealthyWomen has helped millions of women educate themselves about the health topics that concern them the most. The non-profit organization, dedicated to helping women make informed decisions about their health, encourages women to embrace healthy lifestyles to promote wellness and prevent disease.
- National Organization of Mothers of Twins Club, Inc.
"Our goal is to improve public awareness of the needs of multiple birth children by fostering development of local support groups, enhancing the quality of educational materials available to parents, educators and others and by cooperating with and participating in research projects which involve twins and/or their families."
- Sidelines—National High-Risk Pregnancy Support Network provides nationwide support for women and their families experiencing complicated pregnancies.
- Center for Maternal and Child Health (CMATCH) is a collaboration of efforts by members of the SUNY Upstate Medical University team aimed at using education, research and patient care to improve the outcome of pregnancy.
- The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine is a multidisciplinary organization dedicated to advancing the art and science of ultrasound in medicine and research through its educational, scientific, literary and professional activities.
- Established in 1977, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) is a not-for-profit organization of over 2,000 members that are dedicated to improving prenatal care. The Society's primary objectives are to promote and expand education in Maternal-Fetal medicine and to encourage the exchange of new ideas and research concerning the most recent approaches and treatments for obstetrical problems.
- OBGYN.net—The Universe of Women's Health