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General Attachment Parenting

www.attachmentparenting.com - Website of Attachment Parenting International.

www.askdrsears.com - They coined the term “Attachment Parenting” and have put together a comprehensive site. They write as both parents and professionals (paediatrician, nurse, lactation consultant) and address many aspects of baby and childcare.

http://www.attachmentparenting.ca/ - A Canadian non-profit organization dedicated to providing parents, caregivers, and organizations, with support and current evidence-based information in order to make the best decisions for their parenting choices.


www.breastfeeding.asn.au - Website of the Australian Breastfeeding Association.

www.lalecheleague.org - Website of La Leche League, an international breastfeeding support group. Their site contains a lot of information, answers to FAQs and forums.

www.drjacknewman.com - Loads of information about breastfeeding, including videos clips.

www.kellymom.com - Breastfeeding and Parenting website.

Elimination Communication

Noonee Wilga - One family's experiences doing elimination communication with their baby

Slings / Baby and Toddler Carriers / Babywearing

The Baby Wearer - Comprehensive babywearing site. Contains links to instructions for using carriers, articles on choosing a carrier and product and vendor reviews. Also hosts forums where members can post on choosing and using carriers, parenting and other topics.

Babywearing International - source of information about babywearing including safety aspects and links to research about baby wearing


www.nd.edu/~jmckenn1/lab/index.html - Dr James McKenna and the Mother-Baby Behavioral Sleep Laboratory at the University of Notre Dame. Information about how to co-sleep safely and what research says about co-sleeping.

www.cosleeping.org - Contains links to information and safety advice about co-sleeping.

Australian Health Professionals

www.our-emotional-health.com - Robin Grille is a psychologist and psychotherapist and author of the book Parenting for a Peaceful World.

http://www.pinkymckay.com.au/ - Pinky McKay is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) and Infant Massage Instructor and author of the books Parenting By Heart, 100 Ways To Calm The Crying and Sleeping Like a Baby. Her site contains articles and forums for parenting discussions.

www.sarahjbuckley.com - Dr Sarah J. Buckley, GP/family physician and author of the book Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering. Her site contains a number of articles she has written about birth and parenting.

Other Health Professionals

www.drjaygordon.com/development/index.asp - Dr Jay Gordon, an American paediatrician supportive of Attachment Parenting.

www.attachmentparentingdoctor.com - Dr Susan Markel, an American paediatrician supportive of Attachment Parenting.

Health Direct Australia - nationwide access 24 hours a day, seven days a week to healthcare triage, health advice and health information over the telephone


www.kindredmedia.com.au - Kindred (formerly byronchild), an Australian natural parenting magazine. Selected articles are available online and they have a great collection of links to other web-sites.


www.bawlingbabies.blogspot.com - A blog that argues against using controlled crying, with links to research and parenting articles.


www.naturalparenting.com.au - Natural Parenting, an Australian site, includes articles on attachment parenting. Some articles available free online, more available by subscription. 

www.joyousbirth.info - Joyous Birth, website and forums of the Australian homebirth network.

www.continuum-concept.org - Website for The Continuum Concept, includes articles and a discussion forum.

www.naturalchild.org - Website of The Natural Child Project. Contains many articles about parenting by various authors.

http://nurturingacrosscultures.org/us/ - Website of The Rebozo Way Project - Nurturing Across Cultures. Information about traditional parenting practices. Unfortunately updates on the site are discontinued, but it remains as a wonderful source of information.

www.parentingscience.com - Website founded by Gwen Dewar, a biological anthropologist, exploring the scientific evidence supporting child rearing practices such as Attachment Parenting, from the perspective of anthropology, developmental psychology and cognitive and evolutionary science.