Embryology Review Program
Fantastic resource. Interactive, annotated images on embryonic and
fetal development day by day, and week by week from the University of Pennsylvania
Virtual Embryo's Dynamic Development Site
Excellent, detailed on-line tutorial on early developmental biology
(gametogenesis and from gamete to embryo) from Leon Browder and Laurie
Iten (University of Calgary). Quite biological in focu
Prenatal screening and assessment
Joseph Woo's Obstetric
An amazing site - Excellent ultrasound images and detailed information
on ultrasound technology and its history. Can listen to fetal heart sounds
and watch videos of ultrasounds. Excellent information on using ultrasound
for the detection of various fetal problems and good links to other similar
Information on various prenatal tests available to expecting parents
from Michigan State University's Department of Pediatrics and Human Development.
Excellent links for Down syndrome and good information. Also
has a good page on prenatal
testing and Down syndrome.
Pregnancy and birth
Very comprehensive site with excellent links on most issues of pregnancy
(including birth defects, prenatal screening, prenatal care, prenatal development,
teenage pregnancy, contraception, substance use...). From New York Online
Access to Health.
The Association for Pre- & Perinatal Psychology and Health's
publications including Life Before Birth and The Pre- & Perinatal Psychology
Magazine-type mega parenting site with a bunch of information on
pregnancy, birth, and infants.
Midwifery, Pregnancy, Birth, and Breastfeeding information and resources
Mega site with tons of information about the birth experience for
expectant parents. Has a 'natural' childbirth perspective.
Extensive site to help future parents pick out names.
Dictionary on the origin, meaning, and history of first names.
Problems of pregnancy (teratology
- birth defects - prematurity)