The information listed includes various informational articles, reports, and references that pertain to the pregnancy, birth and postpartum period. This information may be researched as an extension to our classes. Parents are encouraged to feel empowered and responsible in making educated decisions regarding their maternal and infant care. Keep in mind that there are always two sides to every issue and that there are benefits, risks and alternatives to most medical procedures and medications. Parents are encouraged to further their research, remain objective and to openly communicate with their caregivers about any questions or concerns that they may be having.