Some of the following links may be excellent sources of information for you and your family. We cannot, of course, guarantee the content or accuracy of all links. If you find a problem with one of them please advise us.

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

This is the official web site and provides a great amount of current medical information.

Baby Center

This is an excellent site for new parents containing information on pregnancy and new baby questions.

Baby Friendly

This is information on baby friendly hospitals in the USA. Note: Shady Grove has been designated as a baby friendly hospital.

Girls Health

This is a site for young women looking for information on their health and many of the questions they face.


This site will provide information on food such as fish and cheese safety in pregnancy.

Healthy New Moms

This is a site with information for new mothers on emotional and physical health.

March of Dimes

This web site provides information on pregnancy and baby health.

Maryland Department of Health

This site provides information on the KISS program or car seat information for babies and children.

Mayo Clic Health Web Site

This site is sponsored by Mayo Clinic and has current and accurate information on a multitude of subjects.

National Osteoporosis Foundation

This is a leading website for information on causes, diagnoses, and treatment of osteoporosis 

North American Menopause Association

This is the web site for NAMS which provides the most up-to-date information for women and providers on menopause.

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital

This is our preferred hospital for obstetrics and surgery. There is a site for the birth advisor as well as general health information

Umbilical Cord Banking

This website provides information on services provided through the Cord Blood Registry. 


This website is also an excellent site for information on saving your baby’s cord blood.