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Midwifery Today is a quarterly
publication geared towards Midwives and birth assistants. An excellent,
educational resource with pertinent information, and most of the articles
are written by Midwives. Sign up for their free weekly electronic
newsletter at their website. They also have a new publication for
homebirth clients titled Having A Baby Today. You can keep
up to date on up coming Midwifery Conferences at Midwifery Today.com
and also read some articles from past issues of their magazine. Need
a gift for your Midwife? You can probably find it in the Birth Market.
They have also put together book bundles for anyone wanting to learn
about becoming a midwife. This site is worth checking out!
The Midwife Archives is a collection
of information about all aspects of pregnancy, birth and well-woman
care from a midwifery perspective.
Topics covered include Especially
for Parents, Prenatal Issues, Labor and Birth, Postpartum Issues,
Metaphysical Issues, Practical Aspects of Midwifery, References
and Midwifery Advocacy. This is a great resource for putting together
your client information packets.
Press and Matrix Midwifery Enterprises, Ltd.
Anne Frye's website! An
experienced midwife and skillful writer, Anne Frye has written several
professional reference and study books that are being used by hundreds
of Midwives. Her latest book Holistic Midwifery: Care During Pregnancy
Vol. 1 is required reading for some childbirth associations! Every
midwife and midwifery student should have her books in their personal
library. On her website you will find her biography and each of her
educational books are featured with a complete listing of their table
of contents and ordering information.
Oregon Midwifery is an educational
resource site for midwifery in Oregon as well as other parts of the
Eagletree Press has been providing
education and resource materials around birth and parenting since
1983. We are currently an independent home based business. We
support the home based business model especially for families with
small children. Many of our materials are focused around midwifery,
home birth, distance education and parenting.
Online Resource Center for Midwifery
Now open - FREE Forum for anyone
interested in midwifery education.
Students, educators, apprentices,
aspiring midwives, share your stories.
Partners and Midwife Search
Birth Partners has combined with
Midwife Search.com to create a more complete resource website for
natural childbirth options. Use their search services to find a midwife
near you. If you are a midwife, they have very reasonable annual listing
fees to help promote your business. They also have a search available
to help you find doulas, childbirth educators and lactation consultants.
Birth Partners offers a great
water birth video that shows 4 different water births called Birth
Joy and Raspberry Leaves. You can find the video, description
and price at: http://www.birthpartners.com/shared/vidras.asp
With Love Midwifery Supplies
Birth supplies, custom birth kits,
Vitamin K, "The Lens" and more! They also have a swap meet
where you can advertise your used equipment for free, or post a request
The Birth Store for Midwives and
parents. A good selection of Midwifery equipment and supplies at very
competitive prices. They also supply birth kits, books, videos, baby
items and herbals. I have ordered Midwifery supplies from Spirit Led
and was very happy with the quality and service. A great resource.
Health Care Products
3 catalogs to choose from. Their
Cascade HealthCare Products Professional Catalog is a complete
and comprehensive catalog featuring professional products for midwives.
Moonflower Natural Products Catalog contains birth kit items,
natural baby products, herbs, vitamins and homeopathics. The Birth
& Life Bookstore catalog has a huge selection of books and
videos covering all aspects of birth, alternative health and parenting.
Also has a section of Midwifery textbooks and equipment. You can request
these catalogs on their website. I have also ordered Supplies and
books from Cascade and was very happy with the quality and service.
Another great resource.
More Midwifery, birth kits and
parenting supplies. They also make custom buttons!
of North America
DONA is an international association
of doulas who are trained to provide the highest quality emotional,
physical and educational support to women and their families during
childbirth and postpartum. DONA is the premier doula organization
founded by Marshall Klaus MD, Phyllis Klaus, John Kennell MD, Penny
Simkin and Annie Kennedy in 1992. Membership in DONA includes over
3,800 birth doulas and postpartum doulas.
This site contains all the information
you need to find a doula or how to become a doula.
Tom Brewers Site
Find all the latest information
on pre-eclampsia, toxemia, HELLP Syndrome, premature birth, low birth weight,
intrauterine growth retardation. You can also personally contact Dr. Brewer
at his website. Check out the All You Need To Know About Pregnancy Community
in his forums. You can copy for your personal use his Diet for a Healthy
Pregnancy chart. This is an excellent information site. One that every
pregnant woman should read.
|Order the latest Brewer electronic
book at this link:
This is the long-awaited re-release
of Gail Sforza Krebs' and Dr. Tom Brewer's classics What Every Pregnant
Woman Should Know and The Brewer Medical Diet. It's a MUSTREAD
for any woman who is or might become pregnant. This information could literally
save your baby's life...and drastically reduce the cost of health care
in our country.
Get the most up-to-date information
on all the common complications of pregnancy. Order this eBook NOW and
be reading it TODAY!
A great site to learn about waterbirth.
Lots of personal waterbirth stories, waterbirth statistics, benefits of
and preparing for a waterbirth, video reviews, some awesome photos from
the Water Baby video and words of wisdom.
Maternal/Child Health Association and Waterbirth International
This is Barbara
Harpers website. Her organization provides the most complete resources
on waterbirth. Waterbirth information, books, videos, birth stories, water
proof dopplers, birthing pools and more are available at her site. See
photos of her Portable Birthing Pools in place in hospitals and homes.
You can also use her International Waterbirth Referral Service to
find waterbirth friendly Doctors and Midwives. If you are planning or wanting
to know about waterbirth, then you need to visit this website.
See a review of her book Gentle
Birth Choices on the Birth, Babies
and Breastfeeding page.
The Moon - Fertility Awareness
This is the site for information
on the Womans Window, a fertility awareness tool designed by a Naturopathic
Physician and a Midwife. The Womans Window aids women in natural family
planning concerns such as conscious conception. Couples who choose to plan
conception can track the pattern of crystals appearing in the saliva
to choose the optimal day for conception.
At this site you will also find testimonials from women using the Womans
Window, Related Scientific Research, access to Fertility Consultations,
Fertility Links and more. I have personally used this tool to track my
fertile times. It works, it's simple to use and more importantly, it empowers
us as women, developing an awareness of our bodies uniqueness.
Couple to Couple League - Natural Family Planning resource http://www.ccli.org
This is an excellent site to find
Natural Family Planning information that is moral and family promoting.
Lots of informative articles covering topics such as contraception, morality,
chastity, nutrition, breastfeeding, parenting and more. Go to this site
and download their free Daily Observation Chart to use for charting your
fertility signs, such as temperature, mucous changes and menstration times.
Center For Health Statistics
A great resource for obtaining up-to-date
fact sheets, news releases and statistics concerning birth related
issues. You can download the updated version of CDC Newborn Clinical
Growth Charts at http://www.cdc.gov/growthcharts/
A guide for birth professionals
and midwifery students covering a selection of articles, links and reviews
of current products and tools. This is a non-profit web site dedicated
to assisting midwifery students and birth professionals that are looking
for the appropriate tools and textbooks to enhance their practice or journey
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