Perinatal organizations provide resources and expertise to mothers, families, clinical teams, and experts to help improve maternal and infant health.
Below are links to organizations that assist with Maternal Health, Breastfeeding, Evidence-Based Practices, and Training and Certification Courses.
NC Perinatal Health Strategic Plan
The Perinatal Health Strategic Plan 2022-2026 was released on August 31, 2022. This plan includes feedback from over 125 thought leaders throughout the state. To learn more about the 12-point plan, click on the Goal above that interests you the most.
- March of Dimes
- UNC Center for Maternal & Infant Health
- Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs
- Association of Women’s Health,Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
- DHHS Women’s and Children’s Health Section
- National Association of Neonatal Nurses
- National Perinatal Association
- NC DPH Women’s Health Branch
Perinatal Substance Use Project
Referrals to Treatment
Call the Perinatal Substance Use Project at 1-800-688-4232 for screening, information and appropriate referrals for women throughout North Carolina who are pregnant or parenting and using substances. Share this number with clients or coworkers.
Updated bed availability information for substance use services in the NC Perinatal Maternal & CASAWORKS Initiative is available weekly for professionals working with pregnant and parenting women in North Carolina.
To learn more about the NC Perinatal Maternal & CASAWORKS Initiative, click the title for a description or email the Perinatal Substance Use Project Coordinator at the Alcohol/Drug Council of North Carolina.
Perinatal Mood & Anxiety Disorders
Offering consultation, toolkits, and community-based resources for primary care providers to effectively screen, assess, and treat behavioral health concerns in pregnant and postpartum patients.