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Pregnancy and Birth

American Pregnancy Association - http://www.americanpregnancy.org/

ASAC - Association for Safe Alternatives in Childbirth in Alberta, Canada.

American Academy of Husband Coached Childbirth (AAHCC) The Bradley Method - Emphasis on Natural, Husband-Coached Childbirth. This site contains information on the Bradley Method of childbirth and locations of instructors throughout the US.

Association of Perinatal Naturopathic Doctors  Members of the APND share a vision of universal "care". Care at the beginning of life begets care for all life. A natural birth allows powerful bonds to form with the newborn and mother - bonds, which inevitably expand outward to include the family, the community and ultimately, society.  Telephone: 416-246-8548, Address: 55 St. Clair Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Email: millielytle_nd@care2.com

Bay Area Birth Information (BABI) - BABI is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing compassionate, accessible and non-judgmental education, resources, support and community awareness events for families and birth professionals throughout Santa Clara County. Bay Area Birth Information seeks to reduce unnecessary birth interventions; increase and promote normal, spontaneous labor and vaginal delivery; improve breastfeeding success rates; minimize separations; promote healthy mother/baby/family attachment; and reduce the maternal/infant morbidity and mortality rates. Through compassionate, accessible, and non-judgmental education and resources, BABI promotes greater awareness of evidence-based care and the broad range of choice available to birthing women, as well as birth professionals. In this way, BABI will create a positive fiscal impact on our nation's health care system and, most importantly, restore dignity and joy to the birthing process. Located in Santa Clara County, California - Contact: Jeanne Batacan Telephone: 408-674-2224 or Email: mamajb@msn.com

B*E*S*T Doula Service - B*E*S*T Doula Service has supported hundreds of families throughout the greater Los Angeles area through pregnancy, childbirth and immediate postpartum since 1996. Los Angeles, California   Contact: Telephone: 877.436.8528   Email: tracy@bestdoulas.com

Birth Centers Online- U.S. website listing birth centers and providing basic midwifery and birth center information.

Birthing From Within - Training and resource organization. "Our website offers resources, articles, books and products for anyone interested in birth as a rite of passage." Also features a list of all our classes (Mentors) throughout the world.  "Birthing From Within offers Cesarean Healing and Information ("CHI") classes to prepare women to birth in a cesarean culture, and to help women recover physically, emotionally, and spiritually from cesarean birth."  "Birthing From Within offers a unique, holistic, and soulful certification program. Personal growth, individual attention, and honoring birth as a rite of passage are our focus. Change birth and change your life!"  "Birthing From Within offers articles, resources, workshops, books and products for birth professionals throughout North America and the UK.
Telephone: 505-254-4884 Address: PO Box 4528, Albuquerque, NM 87196
Email: virginia@birthingfromwithin.com

Birthing the Future - www.birthingthefuture.com - Suzanne Arms' Birthing the Future. "How we care for each other at the beginning of life determines whether we are peaceful or violent."

birthNETWORK - Organization promoting natural childbirth - non-profit, consumer-advocacy group promoting awareness of the benefits and availability of healthy, normal pregnancy and childbirth through information and support.
Michigan-based, with a few chapters in Ohio.
Naghma Husain - Technology Coordinator  contact: email: info@birthnetwork.org

Birth Psychology - Explore the many mental and emotional dimensions of pregnancy and birth in everything from scholarly articles to personal stories and late-breaking headlines.

Birth Source ~ Perinatal Education Associates, Inc.- Excellent information on pregnancy and birth for parents and professionals.

Bornfree! is the website of Laura Shanley, a very vocal advocate of unassisted childbirth. Her site includes UC stories from many women, and references to her current book on the subject.

Childbirth Connection - Childbirth Connection is dedicated to helping women and health professionals make informed decisions (formerly the Maternity Center Association).

Center for the Childbearing Year - The mission of the Center for the Childbearing Year is to promote healthy families by fostering a community that educates, empowers, and supports pregnant women, their growing families, and professionals who work with them during the childbearing year. We provide a growing range of services to parents and childbirth professionals, including a resource center and lending library, childbirth and parenting classes, doula training and a continuing education series.  We also run the Doulas Care program, which provides volunteer doulas to low-income women throughout south eastern Michigan. Telephone: (734)663-1523 Address: 722 Brooks Street, Ann Arbor MI 48103 Email:  patty@center4cby.com

The Labor of Love

LA Pregnancy: Fun and informative pregnancy web resource

Maternity At Home In the day I am a General Physician and at night I am a devout mother of two. I am always busy but I do love sharing all my knowledge and experience with other mothers or mothers-to-be out there! I will give you the very in depth reviews as well in various maternity products out there so be sure to check those out. Natalie Michele (maternityathome@outlook.com)

Midwifery Today - Created by the publishers of the Midwifery Today magazine, this site contains extensive information from past issues, as well as details about coming conferences. It does, of course, provide information about the magazine, as well as their other newsletters and publications.

Nurturing Hearts Birth Services - Offering many excellent services to people in Arizona, from midwives to doulas and much more.

Online Birth Center - Large collection of resources on midwifery, pregnancy, fertility, nutrition, birth, breastfeeding, mailing lists, herbs, alternative health, medical information, waterbirth, and more.

Ottawa Coalition for the Prevention of Low Birth Weight - The Ottawa Coalition for the Prevention of Low Birth Weight promotes healthy births by increasing awareness of the impact of low birth weight on babies, their families and communities, the factors that contribute to low birth weight and the steps that can be taken to reduce its incidence.

Plus Size Pregnancy - A wonderful site including invaluable information on Gestational Diabetes, VBAC after 2 or more cesareans, and more.

Visembryo - details the stages of fetal development, from one day post-fertilization to 40 weeks with some pictures and lots of text description. Also includes an extensive glossary of terms. This is an excellent resource and well worth the visit if you are growing a baby!

What To Expect  Waterfront Media in North Adams, MA
This is an informational website which includes information for pre & post pregnancy is a website based on the award winning "What To Expect When You're Expecting" series of books.  It is full of useful information, not only about conception, pregnancy, and post pregnancy but also information for expectant fathers and advice for parents of toddlers
Telephone: 4133466214 Address: 4 Marshall Street, North Adams, MA 01247
Contact: Winnie Hillard - Email: whillard@waterfrontmedia.com                             Submitted: 8/11/2009

Midwifery

Midwifery Education Programs in Canada

Midwifery Education Programme - Laurential University www.midwifery.laurentian.ca
Midwifery Education Programme Home Page - Mc Master University https://midwifery.mcmaster.ca/
Midwifery Education Programme - Ryerson University - www.ryerson.ca/midwife
Midwifery Baccalaureat en pratique sage-femme a l' Université du Québec a Trois-Rivières  https://oraprdnt.uqtr.uquebec.ca/pls/public/gscw031?owa_no_site=374
Midwifery Programme - University of British Columbia www.midwifery.ubc.ca

University College of the North in The Pas, Manitoba - four-year baccalaureate midwifery program.  The program focuses on aboriginal midwifery and is the first in the world. The program is called Kanaci Otinawawasowin (sacred midwifery). The program started in September 2006 and has two campuses.  The major campus is located in The Pas and has three students enrolled.  The second campus which has six students enrolled is located in Norway House, Manitoba. Nicole McKinnon, LPN, Student midwife Email: stef15@mts.net

Regional Sites Across Canada

Canadian Midwifery Association- Listings of midwives, associations and action networks across Canada. http://www.canadianmidwives.org/

Alberta Association of Midwives (AAM) https://abmidwives.ca/
Midwives Association of British Colombia (MABC) www.bcmidwives.com
College of Midwives of Manitoba www.midwives.mb.ca
Association of Midwives of Newfoundland and Labrador Midwives www.ucs.mun.ca/~pherbert
Association of Ontario Midwives (AOM) www.aom.on.ca
Prince Edward Island Midwives Association - webpage under construction
Regroupement des sages-femmes du Quebec (RSFQ) www.rsfq.org

International Midwifery Sites

Australian College of Midwives http://www.acmi.org.au/

International Confederation of Midwives www.internationalmidwives.org

Royal College of Midwives (UK) www.rcm.org.uk

The Russian Birth Project - An Intensive Midwifery Internship in St. Petersburg, Russia, specializing in direct-entry midwifery training.

United States Midwifery Sites

American College of Nurse-Midwives www.acnm.org

Midwives Alliance of North America www.mana.org - The Midwives' Alliance of North America is an organization of North American midwives and their advocates. - Their central mission is to promote midwifery as a quality health care option for North American families.  Direct-Entry Midwifery State-by-State Legal Status: http://www.mana.org/statechart.html

NARM - North American Registry of Midwives

Nurse Midwifery.org the top resource for finding Certified Nurse Midwifery programs online and learning more about a Nurse Midwife career. We have dozens of Certified Nurse Midwife programs, including some online and hybrid options, as well as very specific programs depending on your current level of education. Nurse Midwives are becoming much more prevalent, especially with the emergence of birthing centers and specific Women's Centers within traditional hospital settings. More and more women are choosing Midwives to deliver their precious children every single day.

Oregon Midwifery learn more about midwives in Oregon, schools, resources, conferences, state midwifery council and Oregon State Board of Direct Entry Midwifery.

Citizens for Midwifery (CfM) - Citizens for Midwifery is a national consumer-based group promoting the Midwives Model of Care.

Foundation for the Advancement of Midwifery

Ina May Gaskin - a pioneer, a midwife, a teacher, an author, an advocate. http://www.inamay.com/biography.php Her biography.

The Farm - Located on 3 square miles in south central Tennessee, The Farm is home to approximately 200 persons today.
Founded in 1971 with a spiritual commitment to simple living and self-reliance, The Farm has pioneered a wide range of social and physical technologies appropriate to low-cost, high satisfaction community living. For over 35 years, The Farm Midwifery Center has provided a very special service for mothers, babies and their families. Women are treated with love and respect, empowering them to fulfill their desire for natural childbirth in a sane and safe home setting. The holistic approach provided by The Farm Midwives addresses not only physical but also emotional, spiritual, sexual and cultural aspects of each individual. We believe that childbearing is a significant event for every family and that every mother has the right to a safe and satisfying experience.

International Center for Traditional Childbearing (ICTC)

Midwifery Education Accreditation Council (MEAC)

Midwife Schooling.com We are a group of web publishers committed to developing one-of-a-kind healthcare education resources for nurses and other healthcare professionals. We operate independent of any outside funding or affiliations, which puts us in the unique position to be able to develop the kind of unbiased resources RNs and other healthcare professionals need when considering their education options.
Nurse-midwifery has become the clear choice for women looking for less invasive, more personalized and whole-person centered approaches to well-woman care and childbearing without compromising the safety and proven efficacy of medical science.
In turn, as the first-of-its-kind resource dedicated exclusively to nurse-midwife education, MidwifeSchooling.com is the clear choice for RNs interested in learning more about advanced degree options in nurse-midwifery. info@midwifeschooling.com

Motherstuff - Midwifery Page: www.motherstuff.com/html/2midwifery.html#learn

Marilyn's Midwifery Pages - Marilyn Greene is a practicing midwife in Middle Tennessee. Her site is a compendium of a large number of midwifery related resources.

Midwife Archives - The Midwife Archives is a collection of excerpts from messages that have appeared on birth-related distribution lists or newsgroups.

Midwifery Today - Through networking and education, Midwifery Today's mission is to return midwifery care to its rightful position in the family; to make midwifery care the norm throughout the world; and to redefine midwifery as a vital partnership with women.

Online Birth Center - Midwifery, Pregnancy, Birth and Breastfeeding. Home of the OBC online newsletter for birth professionals.

Doulas, Groups, Associations and Educators

B*E*S*T Doula Service - B*E*S*T Doula Service has supported hundreds of families throughout the greater Los Angeles area through pregnancy, childbirth and immediate postpartum since 1996. Los Angeles, California   Contact: Telephone: 877.436.8528   Email: tracy@bestdoulas.com

Birth Partners - Mission: to promote natural childbirth, advocate for birth of choice, and assist Moms in finding professionals with shared vision.

Blooming Bellies - Blooming Bellies is a collective of doulas and Birthing From Within Teachers/Mentors. We offer birth and postpartum doula services which include a full childbirth class based on Birthing From Within. Karen Wirtanen, the founder of Blooming Bellies, is a Birthing From Within Mentor, Advisor and Facilitator who offers Level One trainings across Canada. The collective: Ange Howse, Kim Jesperson, Trish Walker, and Barbara Walter. Birthing From Within Mentor and Candidates, Certified Doula (DONA), Edmonton area, Westlock/Barrhead/Athabasca, Telephone: (780) 991-2619   Email: karen@bloomingbellies.ca

British Columbia Doula Services Association Has over 200 members all across the province of B.C.  To help locate the right Doula for you, contact referral coordinator, Jalana Grant phone: 604-515-5588  Email: jalana@shaw.ca

Calgary Doula Association (CDA) - a non-profit organization formed to provide information about doulas and doula services to the general public and concerned professionals. We provide a referral list for both birth doulas and post-partum doulas. Monthly meetings provide a networking opportunity and exchange of information for individuals interested in birth, especially doulas, expectant couples and health care providers. Calgary, Alberta  Telephone: 403 - 750 -2033    Email: info@calgarydoulas.ca

Canadiandoulas.com - Comprehensive listing of birth professionals across Canada.

CAPPA ~ Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association - Information on all CAPPA certifications, bookstore, information about and for birth professionals and a comprehensive listing of all CAPPA members.

DONA ~ Doulas Of North America - Information on Doulas, upcoming workshops and conferences.

Doula Association of Edmonton - Birth and Postpartum Doula, Edmonton Alberta and surrounding area. Offering a referral line connecting childbearing families with Birth and Postpartum Doulas. We provide support and education to area Doulas. Telephone: 780-945-8080 Address: PO Box 714 Main, Edmonton Alberta Canada t5j 2l4
Email: doulaassociationofedmonton@hotmail.com

DASC: Doulas Association of Southern California

Doula C.A.R.E. Inc. located in Ontario, Canada Doula C.A.R.E. is a Canadian non-profit association of Birth and Postpartum Doulas, committed to providing emotional and physical support for women during the childbirth process, and fostering a positive, informed birth experience. Telephone: 1-888-879-3199 Email: info@doulacare.ca

Doula World.com - an excellent resource for doula information online.

The Stork Stops Here - Our company provides a myriad of services such as Baby Nurses, Postpartum Doulas, Lactation consultants, baby nurse training classes, nanny placement and more - a myriad of services to new and expectant parents. Most people consider us to be the one stop shop for all your baby needs. Located in Los Angeles, California Telephone: 310-226-2845  Email: storkstops@aol.com

Waterbirth and Homebirth

Birth Balance - A Resource Dedicated to Integrating Balance and Birth Since 1987. Waterbirth information and surveys.

Waterbirth International - The homepage of the Global Maternal/Child Health Association (GMCHA) and Waterbirth International. Features an illustrated waterbirth FAQ, a collection of birth stories, and a photo album.

Homebirth Website - A comprehensive site on homebirth with studies, articles, stories and more.

Home Birth Association of Ireland - Homebirth news and views from Ireland, including the latest news on the struggle of a local nurse-midwife against legal action.

The Safety of Home Birth - An extensive list of abstracts for papers investigating the safety of birth at home. Keep up to date with the latest results!

Your Water Birth - This site was created by a community midwife to provide an affordable option for waterbirth pools. Pool kits start from $75 (including shipping). They also sell organic herbal blends for home preparation for pregnancy, birth and postpartum needs.

Ultrasound

A Comprehensive Guid to Ultrasound by Ultrasound Technician - an excellent resource for accurate and complete information concerning the ultrasound test.

Hypnobirthing

Hypnobirthing Institute - The epicenter of the new trend, hypnobirthing.

Journeys Inward Hypnotherapy Mariah Shipp, C.C.H., C.A.C.- In Colorado, California for in person sessions and world wide for products and phone sessions
Description: Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist  Certified Addictions Counsellor, MP3 downloads for Hypnobirthing on our website, counselling, hypnotherapy
Comments: We have 3 wonderful Hypno-birthing MP3's along with many others for relaxation as well as 70 other issues for everything from stopping smoking, anxiety/stress, post natal depression, etc. I am a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist with over 32 years experience and work with clients by phone or in person. I have written and produced all the recordings on our website. http://journeysinwardhypnotherapy.com/self-hypnosis-mp3/women-issues
Telephone: 970-963-6830Email: mariah@journeysinward.com Webpage: http://www.journeysinwardhypnotherapy.com             Submitted: 2/09/2012

Acupressure

Acupressure During Childbirth - A free printable guide for the use of acupressure for pain relief during birth. New Zealand website.

Cesarean and VBAC

Birth Rites - Healing After Cesarean, Inc. based in Australia.

Birthworks - http://birthworks.org BirthWorks believes that the knowledge about birth is born within every women, therefore birth is instinctive.  What is instinctive doesn't need to be learned.  Rather, we help women to have more trust and faith in their body wisdom that already knows how to give birth.  This is a unique approach that is empowering and transforming and that increases confidence and decreases fear in birth.  We offer mentoring, certification workshops and conferences to further educate women and their families, helping them to make safer decisions in birth. Telephone: (609) 953-9380 or 1-888-862-4784

Cesarean and VBAC Index - Thorough information on cesarean and VBAC issues with valuable information on VBAC after 2 or more cesareans and much more.

C-Section Birth and Essential Cesarean Recovery Tips    Elizabeth McGee, B.A. Psychology, Journalist is an educator and advisor on this excellent internet resource webpage. Telephone 858-229-7383 or Email: elizabeth@worry-free-c-section.com My name is Elizabeth and I am the owner and editor of the worry-free-c-section blog.  My blog covers a broad range of Cesarean Section information, tips and advice that I personally research and write about on a weekly basis covering various cesarean section topics and issues.

C-Section Recovery.com - A website providing recovery tips, frequently asked questions, book and website reviews addressing c-section recovery, postpartum doulas, emotional recovery from a c-section and more.
Email: admin@csectionrecovery.com or info@csectionrecovery.com

ICAN - International Cesarean Awareness Network. Information on Cesareans, VBACs and a list of chapters in your area.

VBAC.com - The newly developed website with great VBAC information by the author of The VBAC Sourcebook.

Breastfeeding

Baby Milk Action - Another breastfeeding advocacy organization, located in the United Kingdom. The latest news in the war against the use of baby milk substitutes.

Breastfeeding.Com - Information and support.

The Breastfeeding Committee for Canada - www.breastfeedingcanada.ca/

IBFAN - International Baby Food Action Network.

INFACT Canada- Infant Feeding Action Coalition (INFACT) Canada, a non-profit, non-governmental organization, works to promote optimal infant and maternal health through the protection, promotion and support of breastfeeding. INFACT Canada is an active member of the International Baby Food Action Network (IBFAN) and is the North American representative for IBFAN.

La Leche League International - An international, nonprofit, nonsectarian organization dedicated to providing education, information, support and encouragement to women who want to breastfeed.

La Leche League Canada - The Canadian website for La Leche League.

Promotion of Mothers Milk Inc - A very comprehensive US site, covering all aspects of breastfeeding. Features pictures, articles, promotional materials, products and many tips on advocating breastfeeding. Incorporates the Breastfeeding Advocacy Page, which used to be located elsewhere.

World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action - A global organization dedicated to supporting breastfeeding. Information on working while breastfeeding, LAM and more.

Parenting

Baby Gift Baskets  Send a baby gift basket from our huge collection to the newborn baby boy, girl or even twin babies.   Our baby baskets are sure to please your dearest loved ones and clients.  Friendly customer service and prompt shipping.

Baby Names - A complete guide to baby names, sorted by sex and origin.  http://www.mybaby.net.au

Baby Names and Stuff  - Jeremy Futch    Email: jeremyfutch@gmail.com

Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths - The Canadian Foundation for the Study of Infant Deaths is dedicated to solving the mystery of sudden and unexpected infant deaths, and to the emotional support of those who are affected.

Canadian Paediatric Society - A non-profit, professional organization whose mission is service to Canadian children. This site contains many interesting position papers on breastfeeding, meeting the iron needs of infants and the use of fluoride in infants and children.

Compleat Mother - The Magazine of Pregnancy, Childbirth and Breastfeeding. Radical, wonderful and honest.

Cord Blood Registry - Recent advances in medical research have discovered that the blood in a baby's umbilical cord has special properties and cells that make it invaluable for a wide range of medical problems. Visit this site to see what this can mean for you.

Consumer Dangers http://www.consumerdangers.com/ Across the world, death and serious injuries occur from Consumer Products all too often.  This site is dedicated to helping raise awareness of these products that we hope will decrease the amount of these tragedies.  Education is the key to consumer protection, and we hope to be the best resource available.

LifebankUSA™ Cord Blood Banking Services - LifebankUSA™ is a highly accredited umbilical cord blood and placenta-derived stem cell bank and research organization. It is the only private bank with multiple, fully equipped facilities that are ISO certified and accredited by the AABB (formerly known as the American Association of Blood Banks), and its comprehensive research operations are among the largest in the stem cell banking industry. Located in Cedar Knolls, NJ.  Lifebank's website is filled with useful resources for both families and medical professionals, including current news items, articles and in-depth information about cord blood and placental banking.
Email: info@lifebankusa.com

Down Syndrome Research Foundation and Resource Centre - The Down Syndrome Research Foundation is dedicated to improving life for people with Down syndrome through research, education and services.

Empathetic Parenting - A place from which to draw inspiration, support and encouragement.

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - http://www.nofas.org/

The Happiest Baby: Helping your baby sleep longer and sounder

Hip Mama - Great political commentary and information from moms who know.

Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc. (IRIS)  ( Infant Loss / Death) - IRIS offers support, education, resources, and information to those who have a loss in early pregnancy - early childhood.  Founded in 1987 IRIS offers support, education, resources, and information to those who have a loss in early pregnancy - early childhood. Information provided who parents learn of the death, delivery, advocate program, support groups, newsletter, holiday service, and much more.
Telephone: 507.334.4748   Address: 101 Third Street NW, MN    Email: iris@LL.net

Kidalog -Your complete source for baby/child needs. Cloth diapers, breastpumps, books, educational toys, parenting information and more!

Mothering Magazine - One of the best natural parenting magazines around - highly recommended.

Mother Stuff - Huge collection of articles on many subjects from preemies to parenting.

NOCIRC [National Organization of Circumcision Information Resource Centers] - International Centers - US, Canada, Europe, elsewhere (global). Educational pamphlet series, Continuing Education classes, International symposia, Annual Newsletter.  NOCIRC is a non-profit educational organization, providing parents, expectant parents, healthcare providers, lawyers, and ethicists with the latest information on the harm of non-therapeutic circumcision and the benefits of genital integrity.  Telephone: 415-488-9883  Address: PO Box 2512, San Anselmo, CA 94979-2512
Email: nocirc47@yahoo.com  [NOCIRC of Madison, Wisconsin. The main NOCIRC email address is nocirc@cris.com]

Parent Link - Meet out parents for support and information.

Pediatrics Electronic Pages - The official journal of American Academy of Pediatrics.

Quickbabynames - Meaning of Names, Baby Names and their Origins
http://www.quickbabynames.com
Over 20,0000 meaning of names and baby names statistics, all searchable by origins, style, impression, popularity.

Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada - Support organization for spina bifida and related conditions.

Nutritional Information Related to Childbirth

Dietician - Finding a Canadian dietician and nutritional information for pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Fit Pregnancy - Lots of good information about nutrition during pregnancy and exercise.

Toronto Vegetarian Association - Information on vegan and vegetarian resources.

Medical Resources and Research

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

British Medical Journal - British Medical Journal contains the full text of all articles published in the weekly BMJ from July 1997.

Canadian Paediatric Society - A non-profit, professional organization whose mission is service to Canadian children. This site contains many interesting position papers on breastfeeding, meeting the iron needs of infants and the use of fluoride in infants and children.

Canadian Medical Association- Canadian Guidelines for medical management.

Canadian Women's Health Network - Sharing information, resources and strategies, and building links to improve women's health.

Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation - Find out for yourself which medications are safe.

Health Canada- A wealth of information for parents and birth professionals alike.

International Chiropractic Pediatric Association - Jeanne Ohm, Email: ohmdc@comcast.net  and Telephone: 610 5652360

Medscape - Medical studies and information online.

Pediatrics Electronic Pages - The official journal of American Academy of Pediatrics.

Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada - All the SOGC guidelines are available here. Founded in Toronto in 1944, SOGC is North America's longest-standing national organization devoted to the specialty of obstetrics and gynaecology. As a voluntary, non-profit scientific organization, it is dedicated to the promotion of optimal reproductive health care for Canadian women. As such, the Society provides medical education and guidelines to health professionals, and actively promotes better health outcomes through public education initiatives.

VBAC Studies - A comprehensive of all the VBAC studies ever done.

World Health Organization (WHO) Dedicated to promoting good health, integrating health and human development, ensuring equitable access to health services, protecting health, and preventing and controlling specific health problems.

Certification Organizations

ATFM - Apple Tree Family Ministries - Christian training and certification for childbirth educators.

Birth Arts International - International Workshops & Distance Learning, Holistic Doula Education for Birth, Postpartum, & Advanced Study, Doula Education & Certification
Email: kara@birtharts.com

Birth Works - A childbirth education, teacher certification, and doula program with an innovative and experiential design

Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth - Husband-coached childbirth classes and instructor training.

CAPPA and CAPPA Canada - Childbirth And Postpartum Professional Association - Childbirth Educator, Birth Doula and Postpartum Doula training and certification.

Childbirth International Doula Certification & Diploma of Childbirth Education and Certification
Whether you are looking for certification or continuing education, Childbirth International can offer you the most comprehensive training programs available. Join our community of doulas and childbirth educators across the world who are making a difference. Email:  enquiries@childbirthinternational.com

DONA - Doulas of North America - Doula training, certification and annual conference.

International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners - Training and certification of lactation consultants.

ICEA - Childbirth Educator and Doula training and certification.

Lamaze International - Childbirth educator and birth doula training

MaternityWise - Chris Anne Johnson, Owner, Director Training and Certification Program for Labor and Postpartum Doulas International Telephone: 952-457-6506

Doula, Midwife and Educator Resources

AHealthCareer.co.uk/how-become-midwife.html: Here you'll find great advice on careers in health; the qualities & qualifications you need, the benefits, rewards and tips on how to get on in the health sector.

CAPPA and CAPPA Canada - Childbirth And Postpartum Professional Association - For CAPPA Members, an in-depth members only section with handouts, support information and much more.

ICAN - The International Cesarean Awareness Network's online support group for anyone wishing to discuss birth and cesarean issues.

Vida Health Communications - Videos for birth professionals and parents.

Alternative and Unique

           -  websites about holistic, herbal, wise woman, alternative medicine, and just plain interesting.

Herbal Medicine and Spirit Healing the Wise Woman Way - 300+ pages of alternative health resources for women

Birth Stories

Birth Story Diaries - The best source of birth stories online! Complete with pictures or video footage of each birth.


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