Links to other Web Sites
The following sites may provide further information about pelvic joint pain or SPD or other topics that may be relevant and helpful to women with pelvic joint pain or SPD. Their inclusion here implies no direct relationship or endorsement to or with SPDNZ Resource Group.
Please contact SPDNZ Resource Group to either request your site be listed here or to have it removed.
Pelvic joint pain and SPD related Web Sites:
Smiley Belt.co.nz -- "Over the past 20 years working with expectant mothers, I have taught proven self help skills that are non invasive and effective during and after pregnancy to relieve pelvic joint pain. My targeted, simple exercise plan combined with my Smiley Belt pelvic support belt can make your pregnancy enjoyable again."
The Pelvic Instability Association aim to provide support & information to women & families affected by Pelvic Instability in Australia and, raise awareness of Pelvic Instability in the community and amongst health professionals.
The Pelvic Partnership aims to give information and support to minimise the impact of pelvic pain on women, to prevent deterioration and to achieve a quick recovery. We feel that giving as much information as possible as soon as possible empowers women to make informed decisions about their care and their needs, particularly what they can ask from medical professionals.
Pregnancy and Birth Web Sites:
The Birth Connection exists to provide products and services that support parents during the childbearing years. We believe that every transition into parenthood is unique and strive to support parent's healthy choices.
The Coalition for Improving Maternity Services (CIMS) was Established in 1996 and is a collaborative effort of numerous individuals and more than 50 organizations representing over 90,000 members. Our mission is to promote a wellness model of maternity care that will improve birth outcomes and substantially reduce costs.
MIDIRS (Midwives Information and Resource Service) is an educational charity set up in 1985, providing information and practical resources to maternity healthcare professionals. Their mission is: 'To be the leading international information resource relating to childbirth and infancy, disseminating this information as widely as possible to assist in the improvement of maternity care.'
Breastfeeding Web Sites:
La Leche League International: Their mission is to help mothers to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, education, information, and encouragement and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
La Leche League - New Zealand
Parenting Web Sites:
AskDrSears.com -- "We are William Sears, MD and Martha Sears, RN. Most folks just call us Dr. Bill and Martha. After raising eight children and practicing pediatric medicine for more than 30 years, we have answered questions from thousands of parents."
Cot Life 2000 provide comprehensive information and research about Cot Death, and recommendations for it's prevention.