Downloads, Links, and Resources for You

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.

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  • Videos for Women and Families

    This unique video series busts myths about midwives and spreads the word about their quality care. Please share, post, and show these videos as often as you can.

  • Infographic: Who Should Be Your Pregnancy Care Provider?

    This infographic from Lamaze helps women and families make one of the most important decisions they'll face during pregnancy: who should be my pregnancy care provider? You can download this infographic in html, jpg, or handout format along with additional infographics here

  • Be a Super Mom: What You Need to Know about Vaccines

    Get help with sorting through the large amount of conflicting information about vaccines and why they are critical for your health.

  • What You Need to Know about Normal, Healthy Childbirth

    Learn more about normal, healthy childbirth with this informative PDF download. 

  • Our Moment of Truth™ Surveys

    Are you getting what you want out of your health care? Our Moment of Truth™ regularly surveys women age 18-45 years old about their experiences. Find out what people are saying about the care they're receiving, and how much they know about fundamental health issues like contraception and family planning. 

  • Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy

    Nausea and vomiting in pregnancy (also known as morning sickness) is a common condition of early pregnancy. This helpful article was written by the American College of Nurse-Midwives Gold Industry Partner Hydralyte.

  • Smoking & Women’s Health: Learn the Facts

    Find out what smoking means for your body pre-, during, and post-pregnancy. Read and share information on quitting smoking and how your health can be affected. If you are pregnant, it is even more important to protect yourself, your baby, and your family.

  • Safe Sleep Resources

    The National Action Partnership to Promote Safe Sleep (NAPPSS) website provides evidence-based information for parents and health care 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. The site also provides resources and information on support groups for breastfeeding mothers.

  • Alcohol and Pregnancy: Tips on Why and How to Stop Drinking Alcohol

    Drinking alcohol during pregnancy can cause miscarriage, stillbirth, and a range of physical, behavioral, and intellectual disabilities for the baby that can last a lifetime. Get tips here about how to stop drinking.

  • The Affordable Care Act and You

    The Affordable Care Act (sometimes known as Obamacare) has changed a lot about the US health care system. Learn more about what that could mean for you.

  • Our Moment of Truth™ Resource Library

    Informational flyers, links to partner organizations and more tools you can use to make the best choices for your health. New resources are being added regularly, so check back often!