Alliance is requiring all patients and visitors to wear a face mask.
For an up to date comparison of Hormonal birth control options to help you decide what may be the best choice for you please review the info at this site: www.uptodate.com
The following are links to informative websites relating to women’s health care. For more links visit the pregnancy information tab under our Patient Education page.
Information on breast cancer treatment and prevention:
Information on osteoporosis can be found at:
Urinary Incontinence Issues:
The following is a list of Lansing area organizations that offer parenting classes and assistance.
Much information is available in regards to genetics testing. Alliance provides extensive information to you on your first visit for your pregnancy. In addition information provided at the following websites might be beneficial.
PRENATAL AND PARENTING CLASSES
Expectant Parents Organization
Cord blood banking is an opportunity for parents to save the excess supply of newborn stem cells from their babies’ umbilical cord blood as a type of biological investment because the genetically unique stem cells have current and potential uses in medical treatment. Expecting parents may access information from the following web sites:
Lifeforce Cryobanks – Accepts free public cord blood donations, needs to be enrolled prior to 34 weeks pregnancy.
Parent’s Guide to Cord Blood Foundation – General information for parents about what it is, free donation vs paid personal storage, what it’s used for, etc.
Cord Blood Banking Guide – Cost comparison of various companies, discussion about the facts of cord blood.
CBR-Cord Blood Registry
Carolinas Cord Blood Bank
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT A VARIETY OF TOPICS
Immunizations during pregnancy:
Center for Disease Control and Prevention
What you need to know about mercury in fish and shellfish:
United States Environmental Protection Agency
What you need to know about healthy eating and weight gain during pregnancy:
Mayo Clinic – Pregnancy Weight Gain: What’s Healthy?
Travel during pregnancy:
The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Travel During Pregnancy
Exercise during pregnancy:
The American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology: Exercise During Pregnancy
Information on WIC:
Michigan Department of Community Health