For Moms & Families
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Adolescent Parenting Program of Orange County
The Adolescent Parenting Program (APP) is a free program that serves any Orange County pregnant or parenting teen nineteen years or younger, who wants support achieving life goals and establishing family plans. This program is a part of the Department of Social Services, and works with other community agencies such as the school systems and the health department. Social Workers will meet with the participants at least monthly at home, school, or other community locations.
Care House at Baptist Children’s Home
Baptist Children’s Home of NC’s mission is to provide the highest quality of Christian services to children, adults, and families in a caring culture of measurable excellence. The Care House in Lenoir provides residential services to teenage mothers by helping them to learn parenting, vocational and educational skills while living with their babies. Care House offers a home-like atmosphere providing supportive relationships enhancing mother and child bonding. Mothers come to Care House after the birth of their baby and are enrolled in the most appropriate education resource while the babies receive day care.
Women’s Birth & Wellness Center
Located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Women’s Birth and Wellness Center is dedicated to providing women of diverse cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds with comprehensive primary, maternity and lactation healthcare throughout the life cycle. They also offer classes and support groups related to pregnancy, birth, infant care, and mental health.
The Adolescent Parenting Program
The Adolescent Parenting Program (APP) is for teens, 19 or younger, who are pregnant or parenting, and attending school or an equivalent program. APP serves moms, dads, and their children. Teen parents in APP get support in reaching their goals and access to the resources to do it. The program is housed in the Children & Family Resource Center in Hendersonville, NC.
Center for Women’s Health at Women’s Hospital
The Center for Women’s Healthcare at Women’s Hospital features an exceptional balance of expertise and compassion for patients in different life stages. They have a specific team available at several clinics who are trained in fields such as social work, psychology and counseling. This team works hand in hand with medical providers to help children, adolescents, adults and families navigate diagnoses or issues right in our offices.
Durham Women’s Clinic
DWC offers an entire spectrum of care for women of all ages. They take a holistic approach, incorporating a range of services including obstetrics and midwifery, gynecology, in-office procedures, lactation support, yoga, and patient education classes for women in Durham, Brier Creek, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Roxboro, and the greater North Carolina Triangle Area from expert and caring providers.
Women’s Health Information Center
The Women’s Health Information Center (WHIC) in the N.C. Women’s Hospital in Chapel Hill, NC has all the resources you need to help prepare you for labor and delivery of your child. The Center has books, videos and pamphlets on many women’s health issues and two computers with access to the Internet and UNC Hospital-approved women’s health websites.
NC Chapter of Postpartum Support International
Pregnancy Support International NC’s mission is to promote awareness, education, prevention, and treatment of perinatal mental health issues affecting mothers, their families, and support systems in all areas of North Carolina.
Triad Moms on Main
Triad Moms on Main is an online parenting resource for the Triad, NC area. They are an all-inclusive resource for parents that features daily blogs, directories, a detailed local events calendar, contests and giveaways. They also have a list of parent support groups available in the area.
Expertly trained professionals and volunteers at SAFEchild build strong families in which parents nurture thriving children. Welcome Baby is a support group for first-time mothers wanting mom-to-mom support and mentoring. Moms Supporting Moms is for new mothers (first-time and experienced) suffering from anxiety or depression related to a postpartum mood disorder – a clinical diagnosis is not required.
Triangle Area Parenting Support
Triangle Area Parenting Support is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that exist to connect, inform, and empower parents by facilitating inclusive, research based, non-judgmental sustainable support programs. Fee-based participation ranges from $55-$155 and fee waivers are available for qualifying families.
Evidence Based Birth
A website that aims to to raise the quality of childbirth care globally, by putting accurate, evidence based research into the hands of families and communities, so they can make informed, empowered choices. The blog features over 25 articles on pregnancy, labor & delivery, and infant health.
UNC Center for Maternal & Infant Health
The Center focuses on helping women with high-risk pregnancies and families with medically fragile infants to navigate a complex health care system, working with them to make sure they are receiving the best care and support available.
A guide to plain-language legal information for men and women who have experienced abuse, with resources on state and federal laws, restraining orders related to domestic violence, custody issues, child support, and more.
A project of the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence that provides thousands of materials on gender-based violence and related issues. The site offers materials for patients as well as educational and legal resources for counselors who work with people who have experienced domestic violence.
National Domestic Violence Legal Help Hotline
A legal help hotline for women who are experiencing abuse from a partner. The number for the hotline is 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). Though hotline operators are not legal advocates and do not give legal advice, they can connect callers with resources for legal help.
A Guide to Legal Resources
An online resource and glossary of women’s health legal terms to help women and their health care providers learn more about their legal rights when it comes to their health, how to navigate legal challenges if they arise, and how to advocate for better care for themselves and all women.
Postpartum Depression: Signs & Resources
An online resource for recognizing signs of postpartum depression and finding appropriate resources.
Treating for Two
Treating for Two is a program that aims to improve the health of women and babies by identifying the safest treatment options for common conditions before, during, and after pregnancy.
Pregnancy After Loss Support (PALS)
Pregnancy After Loss Support (PALS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and community support resource for women experiencing the confusing and conflicting emotions of grief mixed with joy during the journey through pregnancy after loss. PALS seeks to help expectant mothers celebrate their current pregnancy by choosing hope over fear while still nurturing and honoring the grief over the loss of their deceased child.
PALS services include an online magazine, online peer-moderated support groups, local meet-ups, outreach and education through speaking and tabling at professional conferences, resource listings for families and healthcare providers, and a newsletter.
Mind Body Pregnancy
Mind Body Pregnancy synthesizes and simplifies the scientific information available on topics of mental health in the important life milestone of pregnancy, the postpartum period, and related events. Articles and forums cover all topics related to emotional health during the reproductive period of a woman’s life. This includes mood, anxiety, mental illness, hormones, treatments, and many others.
The Infant Risk Center (IRC)
The InfantRisk Center (IRC) is a world-wide call center used by physicians, nurses, lactation consultants, and mothers in every part of the world. Their goal is to help moms, lactation consultants, and doctors evaluate the risk to the infant from exposure to multiple drugs, and to support continued breastfeeding. They offer an app called MommyMeds for Mothers that provides information on medications.
MotherToBaby provides evidence-based information to mothers, health care professionals, and the general public about medications and other exposures during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.
This website is the latest iteration of a clearinghouse maintained by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), making it easier for clinicians and their patients with substance use disorders (SUDs) to find treatment among a list of 13,000 state-licensed and regulated providers. Users can search by zip code and specific preferences, such as outpatient or detox facilities, sober living, LGBTQ-oriented programs, and even telemedicine providers. Users can also filter searches by type of payment accepted, age, gender, or type of medication-assisted treatment.
Postpartum Support International
Information for mothers, family and professionals. Includes lists of support groups in North Carolina and surrounding areas, as well as therapists and other providers who specialize in postpartum mental health.
Perinatal Anxiety (PSI)
Information on Perinatal Anxiety including risk factors, signs and symptoms.
Perinatal PTSD (PSI)
Information on Perinatal PTSD including risk factors, causes, signs and symptoms