Pregnancy Resources and Infants

AMT Children of Hope Safe Haven Program

Provides a safe place for a mother to leave her newborn child and not be charged with a crime. The child must be no older than five days old. All hospital emergency rooms, police stations, and fire houses are considered safe havens. No questions asked. Helpline: (877) 796-HOPE (4673)

Your New Baby

Contains lots of information for expectant and new parents, from breastfeeding, back to sleep, immunizations, child development, smoking cessation, and more.

Planned Parenthood Federation of NYC

provides quality reproductive health care in a safe, supportive environment. (212) 274-7200

March of Dimes – NY State Chapter

with the goal of reducing premature births and birth defects, March of Dimes offers the Pregnancy Workshop, a step-by-step program that informs women how to care for themselves and their babies during pregnancy. Offered to Latina women as Comenzando Bien. Young men should call and ask about Project Alpha. 233 Park Avenue South, New York 100003. (212) 353-8353

La Leche League International

A group dedicated to encouraging and supporting breastfeeding. A breastfeeding consultant can direct you to a group in your neighborhood or offer advice over the phone.
(800) LA LECHE (800) 525-3243.

New York Online Access to Health

information on pregancy by topic. Available in English and Spanish.

Postpartum Resource Center of New York

Self-help organization founded to provide emotional support. Information, healthcare and support group referrals to mothers suffering from prenatal and postpartum depression. Online and phone support. (631) 422-2255

Resolve of New York City

Provides support and information for families facing infertility issues. Toll Free Helpline (888)765-2810

Baby College

A valuable nine-week series of child development workshops offered to parents of children between the ages of 0-3. Free. Offered to pregnant or newly parenting residents of Harlem between 116th and 135th Streets and between Madison and Eighth Avenue only. Located at 2039 7th @ 122nd street. (212) 665-9832

Northern Manhattan Perinatal Partnership

offers outreach, health education, and case management for pregnant, parenting or at-risk teens; referrals, peer education for HIV as well as a pregnancy prevention program. English and Spanish spoken. (212) 665-2600

MIC Women’s Health Services

Onsite clinic provides family planning counseling; condom and other contraceptive distribution; well-woman and prenatal care; HIV and pregnancy testing; referrals for mental health counseling; social services; onsite Medicaid application. West Harlem location. (212) 283-5542

Little Sisters

The family health services program serves mainly East Harlem residents and offers an array of services to families in their own homes and at the center. Services include a maternity outreach program with visiting nurses for pregnant and post-partum women and their children. Also sponsors an early childhood development program, family life program including parenting classes, summer day camp trips for children of clients, and a day care center.

Mount Sinai Medical Center Lactation Specialists

Call the hospital’s breastfeeding ‘warm line’ at (212) 241-6578 and leave a message. A lactation specialist will return your call.