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Resources for Working Parents During COVID-19

Updated: Apr 19

As we head into more days of uncertainty I wanted to make sure that anyone who was searching for resources could find them.


Below I have compiled a large array of services, activities, and information. These are not endorsements or an exhaustive list but simply a list of well respected and evidence based sources to help those in need during this extended time at home!


Enjoy,

Liz



Resources:

FAMILY FUN AT HOME

PARENTING INFO AND GROUPS: ONLINE

  • The Working Mama Collective- Free support group work moms 

  • Bright by Text brightbytext.org - Free developmental games and info by text message in English or Spanish

  • Fostering Families www.fosteringfam.org/resources - Support groups and resources for foster and adoptive families

  • New Mom Health newmomhealth.com – A hub of evidence-based, reality-centered postpartum health information

  • Postpartum Support International- Phone and text support and online groups are available to pregnant women, new moms, and their partners. Go to https://www.postpartum.net/get-help/psi-online-support-meetings/ to sign up.

  • Triple P Positive Parenting www.triplep-parenting.com -Positive discipline info online and free in-home consults

  • Zero To Threewww.zerotothree.org/parenting-resources - Parent resources, including a monthly email on development 


BREASTFEEDING SUPPORT:


  • Exclusive Pumping Mamas Facebook support group for exclusive pumpers

  • Global Health Media globalhealthmedia.org/videosVideos on breastfeeding, nutrition and infant care

  • Infant Risk Center www.infantrisk.com Evidence based info about medications in milk. Call (806) 352-2519

  • Kelly Mom kellymom.com Evidence-based breastfeeding information

  • La LecheLeaguewww.lllofnc.orgInformation, support, and encouragement for parents who choose to breastfeed

SUPPORT FOR FATHERS:

RELATIONSHIPS & ADJUSTMENT:



HEALTH, SAFETY& DEVELOPMENT:

  • Healthy Children www.healthychildren.orgParent resource from American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Kids Health www.kidshealth.orgResource about health, behaviors, and development from before birth to teen years

  • Safe Kids safekids.orgWebsite with lots of safety tips and information for families


COVID-19 Information and Resources

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