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Sidelines National Support Network  / Resources

We have compiled links--- and a national listing of--- companies, support organizations, federal agencies, and information sources all related to complications in pregnancy. Please contact us if you have found a useful resource that you would like to see on this list.

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General Pregnancy Information

High Risk Pregnancy

Rare disorders


Newborn Health Screening

Newborn Hearing Screening

Grief Support

Postpartum Depression Resources

Preemie Resources

Legal, Financial And Miscellaneous Sites

General Pregnancy Information

    High Risk Pregnancy - Activity Restriction and High Risk Pregnancy

  • Coping With Activity Restrictions
    Information on coping with activity restritions during high risk pregnancy from Obstetrix.

High Risk Pregnancy - Advanced Maternal Age (For Moms Age 35+)

High Risk Pregnancy - DES

  • DES Action USA
    A national, non-profit consumer organization dedicated to informing the public about DES (diethylstilbestrol) and helping DES-exposed individuals.

High Risk Pregnancy - Gestational Diabetes

High Risk Pregnancy - Type 1 Diabetes In Pregnancy

  • Type 1 Diabetes Information From Obstetrix
    An extensive resource with symptoms, treatments, and more.
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  • High Risk Pregnancy - Ectopic Pregnancy

    High Risk Pregnancy - Endometriosis


    High Risk Pregnancy - Group B Strep

    High Risk Pregnancy - HELLP Syndrome

    High Risk Pregnancy - Intrahepatic Cholestasis of Pregnancy

    High Risk Pregnancy - Hyperemesis

    High Risk Pregnancy - Incompetent Cervix In Pregnancy

    High Risk Pregnancy - Perinatal Resources

      Obstetrix Medical Group is a national physician group practice of maternal-fetal medicine specialists. Our MFM specialists provide care for women and their fetuses during high risk pregnancies and often work closely with pediatric sub-specialists to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients. Founded in 1997, by Pediatrix Medical Group, together these practices are committed to caring for high-risk pregnant women and the most fragile members of our community: premature or critically-ill newborns and children. Educational resources are available at
    • Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine The Society was established in 1977 to give Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) physicians and scientists a place to share knowledge, research and clinical best practices in order to improve care for moms and babies.

    High Risk Pregnancy - Placenta Abruption

    High Risk Pregnancy - Placenta Previa

    High Risk Pregnancy - Pre-Eclampsia

    • PreEclampsia Foundation
      The PreEclampsia Foundation is dedicated to raising public awareness and providing support for those whose lives have been touched by pre-eclampsia and other hypertensive pregnancy disorders.
    • Pre-Eclampsia Information From Obstetrix
      A complete resource with symptoms, treatments, and a FAQ.

    High Risk Pregnancy - Prenatal Testing 

    High Risk Pregnancy - Pre-Term Labor

    High Risk Pregnancy - Premature Rupture Of Membranes

    High Risk Pregnancy - PUPPS 

    High Risk Pregnancy - Subchorionic Hemmorhage

    High Risk Pregnancy - Vasa Previa

    Rare Disorders

    • The Alliance of Genetic Support Groups
      A national coalition of genetic consumers, professionals and voluntary organizations committed to promoting the interest of children, adults, and families with genetic disorders. 4301 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 404, Washington DC 20008 (800) 336-4363.

    Rare Disorders - Support Groups

    • The Hydrocephalus Association
      Support, education and advocacy for individuals, families and professionals dealing with hydrocephalus.
      Phone: (Toll Free)888-598-3789
    • National Organization for Rare Disorders NORD
      Offers unique and specific information on rare conditions. P.O. Box 8923, New Fairfield, CT 06812-8923, or call (800) 447-6673 (outside CT) or (203) 746-6518.
      Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13, and Related Disorders- (800) 716-7638.

    Rare Disorders - Heart Conditions

    Rare Disorders - Choroid Plexus Cysts

      A place for expecting parents to find and exchange information and experiences related to the detection of Choroid Plexus Cysts (CPC's) in their fetuses.

    Rare Disorders - Fetal Surgery

    • Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
      The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia established a Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment in 1995. The Center provides integrated, multidisciplinary care for mothers carrying a fetus with a known genetic or anatomic birth defect that requires therapy before and after birth.
    • Fetal Hope
      Fetal Hope Foundation features resources and discussion boards

    Rare Disorders - Lupus

    Rare Disorders - Infertility

    Rare Disorders - Pregnant With Cancer

      Overview from
    • Pregnant With Cancer
      The Pregnant With Cancer Support Group is to let you know that you are not alone. They have set up a network of women from across the United States who were once given the same diagnosis. These women are here to lend support, share their experiences and offer hope.

    Rare Disorders - Uterine Anomalies

    Rare Disorders - Uterine Fibroids

    Rare Disorders - Pregnancy After Miscarriage

    Rare Disorders - Other Complications

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