Resources

Birth Supplies

 

Midwives

  • MANA, online resource for midwives and listings
  • Homebirth Dads, a video with lots of the same questions and concerns many partners have when considering home birth. Dads are interviewed and give their perspective on the event.
  • My Midwife, online resource from the ACNM on nurse midwives and advocacy of this childbirth option
  • Bring Birth Home, an online resource for homebirth and safety information.
  • ACNM
  • Citizens for Midwifery
  • NARM

 

Birth Centers

  • AABC, resources and listings of U.S. based birth centers

 

Unassisted Birth

 

Doula Directory

 

Childbirth Education

 

Pregnancy and Birth Resources

 

Cesarean and VBAC information

  • Childbirth Connection – dedicated to providing evidence-based information and resources on pregnancy, birth, and the post-partum period.
  • ICAN – international cesarean awareness network brings legal, medical, ethical, and practical information to consumers regarding cesarean rates and VBAC.
  • VBAC.com
  • Cesarean In Awareness

 

Healing Mamas (mental/emotional help)

 

Poor Prenatal Diagnosis

 

Breastfeeding/Milk Sharing
Lactation Consultant Association (IBCLC)
La Leche League International
BF After Surgery – for women who have had breast surgery
Kelly Mom – online resource
First Right – online resource
Jack Newman – online resource
Breastfeeding.com – online resource
BF America – a support for American Breastfeeding Women
Milk Share
Human Milk Banking Association of North America
Breastmilk Counts – a resource for women choosing to breastfeeding
Breastmilk and Breastfeeding – a paper on the risks of formula feeding and benefits of breastmilk
MOBI Motherhood International – a community and resource for women who are grieving a failed breastfeeding or other breastfeeding issue.

 
Parenting 

 

Circumcision

 

Cloth Diapering and EC

 

Medical Information

  • Drug Watch – in-depth information on medications, their risks, side-effects, recalls, and other information.
  • Safe Fetus – a website dedicated to giving accurate information on medications and their interactions with pregnancy and breastfeeding.