Resources

The following are links to web sites that may be useful to you if you are expecting a baby, planning on becoming pregnant, or are already a parent. This list is not meant to be all-inclusive, but rather an overview of some available resources.


211 Brevard
www.211Brevard.org
Assistance and information provided for the local community regarding social services available in Brevard County. Need help, Dial 211.


Babycenter
www.babycenter.com
Advice and information for expectant and new parents covering every topic to do with pregnancy, babies, and family life.


Babyfit
www.babyfit.com
Answers, support and tools to have a healthy pregnancy and raise a healthy family.


Babyzone
www.babyzone.com
Expecting parents can find answers about family planning, pregnancy, and parenting.


Brevard County Health Department
www.doh.state.fl.us/chdbrevard
Information about quality public health services.


Brevard Family Partnership
www.brevardfp.org
A local organization working to prevent child abuse before it happens.


Cherishing the Journey
www.cherishthejourney.org
Pregnancy and post-natal support when your baby has a negative prenatal diagnosis, or passes unexpectedly after birth.


Childbirth
www.childbirth.org
Guide provides many links to information and resources related to pregnancy, giving birth and newborns.


Children’s Home Society
www.chsfl.org
Information about Healthy Start services, foster care, and intervention programs for building strong families.


Devereux Florida
www.devereux.org
Provides mental health and developmental disabilities treatment to children and families throughout the state.


Discovery Institute PA
www.discoveryinstitutepa.com
A group practice with a diverse focus on the treatment of mental health issues. Also offers Pregnancy Support Group sessions, Free (Thursday Evenings, 6pm-7pm).


Early Learning Coalition of Brevard
www.elcbrevard.org
Information about quality programs, resources and services to help children succeed in school.


Eastern Florida State College
www.easternflorida.edu/
Link to EFSC, listing of classes, campus information, etc.


Florida Association of Healthy Start Coalitions (FAHSC)
www.healthystartflorida.com
Find a Healthy Start Coalition in any Florida County.


Florida KidCare
www.floridakidcare.com
Child health insurance you can afford.


Florida Today Newspaper
www.flatoday.com
Link to Florida Today Newspaper in Brevard County.


Healthy Families
www.healthyfamiliesfla.org
Information about strengthening families and promoting positive parent-child relationships.


LaLeche League International
www.lalecheleague.org
Advice and support on many aspects of breastfeeding.


March of Dimes
www.marchofdimes.com
Information and resources related to pregnancy, birth and newborns.


Pregnancy Calendar
www.justmommies.com
Interactive calendar builds day to day customized calendar detailing the development of a baby from preconception to birth.


Pregnancy/Infant Loss Parent Support Group – Titusville
www.facebook.com/FloridaTearsRockWalk
A warm and caring atmosphere where grieving parents with similar experiences can come together and feel comfortable sharing their feelings about loss and their love for their babies. Participation is absolutely FREE, voluntary and all information is kept confidential.

Support Group is held on the 3rd Thursday of each month at:
Heritage Hall, Parrish Medical Center | 931 N. Washington Ave | Titusville, FL 32780

Contact Crystal averyslight@gmail.com for any additional information or call 321-591-9519.


Pregnancy Resources, Inc.
www.melbournepri.com
Pregnancy Resources, Inc. is a non-profit Christian organization that provides free assistance to individuals affected by crisis pregnancies.


Remembering Through Sharing Support Group
Remembering Through Sharing is a support group for families that have experienced pregnancy loss, stillbirth or loss of a newborn. The parents who experience these tragedies are not left to deal with them alone. This on-going support group is free and available to all who have had this type of loss.

Meetings are held 7:00pm-8:30pm on the second Wednesday of each month at:
Cape Canaveral Hospital, Medical Plaza
701 West Cocoa Beach Causeway | Cocoa Beach, FL 32931

Facilitators:
April or Jamie | 321-799-7151


Text4Baby
www.text4baby.org
If you’re pregnant or a new mom, there is a free service called text4baby that can help keep you and your baby healthy. Text4baby will send 3 text messages each week to your cell phone with expert health tips to help you through your pregnancy and your baby’s first year. It’s free to sign up and the messages are free.


The TEARS Foundation
www.thetearsfoundation.org
www.facebook.com/FloridaTearsRockWalk
The TEARS Foundation is a local 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that seeks to compassionately assist bereaved parents with the financial expenses they face in making final arrangements for their precious baby who has died. Many of the founders and volunteers at The TEARS Foundation have experienced the loss of their own baby, and want to reach out in this way to support newly bereaved parents in their time of devastating sorrow.


United Way of Brevard County
www.uwbrevard.org
Local affiliate of the national charitable funding organization.


Zero Exposure Project
www.zeroexposure.org
Information and resources about tobacco, alcohol and drug use during pregnancy.

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